ARWA Training Class

Lab Procedures and Quality Control; Water System Operation, Maintenance and Safety

Embark on an insightful journey with our water analysis training course! Explore the essentials of water sampling, testing, and quality control, right from the comfort of your seat. Uncover the mysteries surrounding emerging contaminants and their impact on our precious water resources. Additionally, this course illuminates the fundamental principles of safe and effective water system operation and maintenance. This engaging curriculum is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills essential for navigating the complexities of water quality and management. Ready to dive in? Your voyage into the world of water analysis awaits!

Class Agenda

08:00 AM08:30 AM

Welcome / Introduction - We will be introducing the course objectives, outlining the expectations, and covering essential administrative details to ensure a smooth learning experience.

Keith Hester, ARWA

08:30 AM09:30 AM

Sampling and Testing Procedures - Explore the core protocols of water sampling and testing in this section.

Erin Consuegra, ERA Labs
09:30 AM10:30 AM

Lab Quality Control - Uncover the intricate requirements for Laboratory Certification as the instructor delineates the quality control measures imperative for maintaining sample integrity. This session is crucial for aspiring to adhere to professional standards in water analysis and testing.

Erin Consuegra, ERA Labs
10:30 AM11:30 AM

Emerging Contaminants - Delve into the latest updates on contaminants under the Unregulated Contaminant Monitoring Rule (UCMR) in this session. We will discuss the potential Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCL) for newly regulated contaminants and explore their possible impact on water systems, equipping you with the knowledge to anticipate and address contemporary water quality challenges.

Erin Consuegra, ERA Labs
11:30 AM12:30 PMLunch
On Your Own
12:30 PM01:30 PMOperation and Maintenance - Discover basic water system operation procedures and equipment handling, along with essential maintenance tips to extend equipment lifespan, ensuring efficient water management.
Keith Hester, ARWA
01:30 PM02:30 PMTroubleshooting - Uncover common equipment issues in water systems, explore potential causes, and learn pragmatic troubleshooting approaches to determine the most effective solutions, enhancing operational efficiency.
Keith Hester, ARWA
02:30 PM03:30 PMSafety - Delve into fundamental system operation protocols from 'Lockout/Tagout' to trench safety, equipping operators with awareness of daily hazards and practical strategies to ensure a safe working environment.
Keith Hester, ARWA
03:30 PM04:00 PMReview and Evaluations
Keith Hester, ARWA

Event Information

Livingston Community Center
100 Country Club Road
Livingston, AL 35470
  • CEH Type:
  • Water
  • CEH Hours:
  • 7 hours
  • Start Date:
  • 12/06/2023
  • Start Time:
  • 8:00 AM
  • Cost:
  • $0.00

Event Point of Contact


Keith Hester
Class Moderator