ARWA CEH Training


27

Jun 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Lead & Copper, PFAS, Cybersecurity, and SDWA Requirements

Event Details

Hours Available: 7

CEH Type: Water

Cost: $0.00

Location

Pell City Municipal Complex
Pell City
1000 Bruce Etheredge Parkway, Pell City, AL 35128
Event Description
The upcoming class will comprehensively cover crucial topics impacting water systems, including the dangers of lead and copper contamination, the emerging concerns surrounding PFAS chemicals, and the importance of robust cybersecurity measures. Participants will gain valuable insights into the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) requirements, equipping them with the knowledge necessary to ensure compliance and safeguard public health. Through interactive discussions and practical exercises, attendees will explore strategies for mitigating risks, implementing effective monitoring programs, and fostering a culture of preparedness within their organizations.

9

Jul 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Regulatory Update, Asset / Emergency Management, Staying in Compliance

Event Details

Hours Available: 7

CEH Type: Water/Wastewater

Cost: $0.00

Location

First Baptist Church
Lineville
60315 Alabama Highway 49, Lineville, AL 36258
Event Description

This comprehensive course will deliver a comprehensive regulatory update from ADEM. Participants can expect an in-depth exploration of emergency and asset management protocols, complemented by invaluable insights and best practices to facilitate continuous compliance with all relevant regulatory agencies. Upon successful completion of this program and subject to ADEM's approval, attendees will be eligible to receive 7 CEHs.


17

Jul 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Staying in Compliance, Asset/Emergency Management, Chlorine Safety, Operator Safety

Event Details

Hours Available: 7

CEH Type: Water/Wastewater

Cost: $0.00

Location

Camden City Hall
Camden
108 Water St, Camden, AL 36726
Event Description

This comprehensive training seminar provides invaluable instruction on the essential aspects of water and wastewater treatment operations. Designed for professionals in the water and wastewater industries, this program equips attendees with the knowledge and skills critical for regulatory compliance, asset management, emergency preparedness, and prioritizing workplace safety.

The curriculum thoroughly examines the latest federal, state, and local regulations governing public water systems and wastewater treatment facilities. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of reporting requirements, monitoring protocols, and operational standards mandated by these regulations to ensure full compliance and avoid penalties.

Asset management strategies for maximizing infrastructure longevity and minimizing downtime are covered in detail. Attendees will learn preventative maintenance best practices, inventory control methods, and contingency planning procedures for both water and wastewater systems. Effective emergency response protocols are also addressed.

Safety training is a cornerstone of the program, with dedicated modules on the safe handling, storage, and use of treatment chemicals like chlorine. Comprehensive instruction on personal protective equipment, confined space entry, lockout/tagout, and other crucial safety procedures prepares operators for hazards common to both industries.

Upon completing this intensive cross-training program, attendees will possess a well-rounded expertise in water and wastewater treatment operations. This immersive educational experience empowers professionals to excel while upholding their commitment to providing responsible and efficient administration of vital public utilities.


18

Jul 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Lead & Copper, PFAS, Cybersecurity, and SDWA Requirements

Event Details

Hours Available: 7

CEH Type: Water

Cost: $0.00

Location

Tuscaloosa River Market
Tuscaloosa
1900 Jack Warner Parkway, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Event Description
The upcoming class will comprehensively cover crucial topics impacting water systems, including the dangers of lead and copper contamination, the emerging concerns surrounding PFAS chemicals, and the importance of robust cybersecurity measures. Participants will gain valuable insights into the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) requirements, equipping them with the knowledge necessary to ensure compliance and safeguard public health. Through interactive discussions and practical exercises, attendees will explore strategies for mitigating risks, implementing effective monitoring programs, and fostering a culture of preparedness within their organizations.

18

Jun 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lead & Copper, PFAS, Cybersecurity, and SDWA Requirements

The upcoming class will comprehensively cover crucial topics impacting water systems, including the dangers of lead and copper contamination, the emerging concerns surrounding PFAS chemicals, and the importance of robust cybersecurity measures. Participants will gain valuable insights into the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) requirements, equipping them with the knowledge necessary to ensure compliance and safeguard public health. Through interactive discussions and practical exercises, attendees will explore strategies for mitigating risks, implementing effective monitoring programs, and fostering a culture of preparedness within their organizations.


13

Jun 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Regulatory Update, Operator Certification Update, Basic O/M of a Water/Wastewater Operator

This operator training course will provide a comprehensive regulatory update from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) pertaining to critical policies and certification requirements. Additionally, the course will delve into recommended best practices for the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater infrastructure to ensure  compliance and process optimization. The goal is to equip operators with the latest knowledge and skills to excel in the management of water and wastewater treatment systems. 

*7 Water/Wastewater CEHs will be offered subject to ADEM appproval*

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Attendee Testimonials
"Outstanding inspection video! Combo wastewater/water operator video good."

William ~ Operator/Manager


29

May 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Cybersecurity, Nutrient Removal, Breakpoint Chlorination, and Contaminants

We cordially invite water and wastewater operations professionals to attend our informative training course on critical topics in the water treatment industry. Participants will have the opportunity to significantly expand their knowledge and understanding of several key areas, including cybersecurity for industrial control systems, current practices in nutrient removal, breakpoint chlorination principles, and emerging contaminants of concern.  The training encompasses 7 hours of intensive instruction and discussion on these highly relevant subjects. Upon completion of the course and verification of attendance, participants will be awarded 7 (CEHs) subject to ADEM approval. These CEHs allow licensed water and wastewater operators to fulfill their ongoing training requirements for maintaining their certifications. We warmly encourage all interested water and wastewater professionals to register for this opportunity to gain knowledge on pressing topics and obtain your valuable CEH credits. We look forward to seeing you for this engaging and educational training experience.

Attendee Testimonials
"The class was very informative"

James ~ Operator/Manager


"He was prepared and very knowledgeable on the class material."

Bobby ~ Operator/Manager


29

May 2024
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Understanding Water and Wastewater Basics

Basics of understanding water and wastewater

Attendee Testimonials
"good class"

Gage ~ Other


21

May 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Wastewater Settleability Characteristics

This session will cover wastewater settling characteristics. The instructor will discuss:  What to look for and how to optimize for Quality control and regulatory requitrements.


16

May 2024
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

HACH Instrument Workshop

This upcoming event will showcase a comprehensive range of laboratory products and services from HACH, a renowned leader in analytical instrumentation and solutions. Attendees will have the opportunity to explore HACH's cutting-edge laboratory testing equipment, precisely calibrated standards, and high-quality glassware that adhere to the strictest industry standards.

Moreover, a highly trained HACH instructor will be on hand to provide in-depth demonstrations and hands-on guidance, ensuring attendees gain practical knowledge on the proper operation and applications of each instrument. This invaluable expertise will empower attendees to maximize the potential of HACH's advanced solutions and streamline their laboratory workflows with confidence.

By attending this event, participants can expect to not only witness the latest innovations in analytical instrumentation but also acquire the skills necessary to leverage these tools effectively, ultimately enhancing the accuracy, efficiency, and productivity of their laboratory operations.


15

May 2024
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Regulatory Update

This session will cover new and evolving regulatory updates. Participants will recieve 7 Water CEHs upon ADEMs Approval.

Attendee Testimonials
"Good instructor, good facility"

Eric ~ Other


9

May 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Basic Laboratory Procedures / Hands-On Training, Emerging Contaminants

This hands-on training session will provide instruction in laboratory techniques, sampling methodology, spectrometry theory, extensive training on pH probe usage, and information on emerging contaminants of concern. All CEHs are subject to ADEMs approval. 

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Attendee Testimonials
"Excellent facility!! Tons of useful information!!"

Peter ~ Operator/Manager


"Very nice facility, great job by city and ARWA!"

Jonathan ~ Operator/Manager


"Excellent facility and Instructors"

Larry ~ Operator/Manager


"Instructor was very good, she explained things well. The facility was nice!"

Fredrick ~ Operator/Manager


"Great presentation and information"

Jomo ~ Other


"Very pleased with the presentation!"

Ron ~ Operator/Manager


"The staff was knowledgeable and the host was excellent!"

Greg ~ Operator/Manager


9

May 2024
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Activated Sludge, Nitrification, & Operator Safety

This training session will focus on Activated Sludge and the use of a microscope in making critical process control decisions. As well as the Nitrification cyle and basic operator and chlorine Safety. This class is "FREE" and offers 7 CEH's.

Attendee Testimonials
"Instructor was very helpful and made a boring topic more interesting."

Robert ~ Other


8

May 2024
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Lab Analysis Sample Collection and Preservation

Basic Laboratory analysis sample collection and preservation methods. Covers lab insturmentation ans possiblity of hands on lab methods. 

Attendee Testimonials
"Our instructor, Jon Lowe, made class more interesting than a lot of instructors."

Robert ~ Other


"Good class and great information!"

Gage ~ Other


18

Apr 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Regulatory Update, Operator Certification Update, Basic O/M of a Water/Wastewater Operator

This operator training course will provide a comprehensive regulatory update from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) pertaining to critical policies and certification requirements. Additionally, the course will delve into recommended best practices for the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater infrastructure to ensure  compliance and process optimization. The goal is to equip operators with the latest knowledge and skills to excel in the management of water and wastewater treatment systems. 

*7 Water/Wastewater CEHs will be offered subject to ADEM appproval*

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Attendee Testimonials
"Very useful information."

Michael ~ Operator/Manager


"learned of new websites"

Joe ~ Operator/Manager


11

Apr 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

PFAS / Staying in Compliance / Asset Management - Emergency Management

This course will focus on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), regulatory compliance strategies, asset management best practices, and emergency management protocols. Attendees can earn 7 continuing education hours (CEHs) pending approval from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). The multifaceted curriculum is designed to provide comprehensive insights into navigating the complexities surrounding PFAS, ensuring adherence to relevant regulations, optimizing asset management for operational efficiency and sustainability, and implementing robust emergency response measures.

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10

Apr 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Cybersecurity, Nutrient Removal, Breakpoint Chlorination, and Contaminants

We cordially invite water and wastewater operations professionals to attend our informative training course on critical topics in the water treatment industry. Participants will have the opportunity to significantly expand their knowledge and understanding of several key areas, including cybersecurity for industrial control systems, current practices in nutrient removal, breakpoint chlorination principles, and emerging contaminants of concern.  The training encompasses 7 hours of intensive instruction and discussion on these highly relevant subjects. Upon completion of the course and verification of attendance, participants will be awarded 7 (CEHs) subject to ADEM approval. These CEHs allow licensed water and wastewater operators to fulfill their ongoing training requirements for maintaining their certifications. We warmly encourage all interested water and wastewater professionals to register for this opportunity to gain knowledge on pressing topics and obtain your valuable CEH credits. We look forward to seeing you for this engaging and educational training experience.

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10

Apr 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Emerging Contaminants Impacting Water & Wastewater Treatment

This Session will offer 7 Water or Wastewater CEH's. The session will cover the impacts of Emerging Contaminants on the Water and Wastewater Industry.

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29

Feb 2024
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

EPA National Water Sector Cybersecurity Drill: A Day Without SCADA

EPA will be hosting a free cybersecurity drill for drinking water and wastewater systems. You will gain vital training and experience on two of the most common cyber-attacks; phishing and ransomware. This drill will help your utility to test your ability to identify, report, and respond to these incidents. Join us in this free event that will support the Governance and Training section of your cybersecurity programs.


28

Feb 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Basic Laboratory Procedures / Hands-On Training, Emerging Contaminants

This hands-on training session will provide instruction in laboratory techniques, sampling methodology, spectrometry theory, extensive training on pH probe usage, and information on emerging contaminants of concern. All CEHs are subject to ADEMs approval. 

Attendee Testimonials
"The class was very informative on instrumentation. It was also very nice to have a comfortable location, seats, etc. This makes a big difference."

Jeremiah ~ Operator/Manager


22

Feb 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cybersecurity Overview and Tabletop Exercise

EPA’s Water Infrastructure and Cyber Resilience Division is offering a free Cybersecurity Overview and Tabletop Exercise for Water and Wastewater Utilities in Alabama and Georgia. 

The Cybersecurity Overview will cover:

  • FBI cyber threat overview
  • EPA resources available to help water and wastewater utilities improve cybersecurity resilience.
  • CISA cybersecurity resources
  • Common cybersecurity threats against the water sector.
  • Basic cyber hygiene practices.

The tabletop exercise (TTX) is an interactive, scenario-driven discussion which allows participants to discuss how to respond to, and recover from, a cyber incident. This exercise allows participants to:

  • Understand how cyber-attacks can occur.
  • Assess their cyber response practices.
  • Identify ways to improve their cybersecurity posture.
  • Engage with cybersecurity experts from EPA, CISA, and the FBI to receive guidance and recommendations to enhance cybersecurity practices.


22

Feb 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Regulatory Update, Operator Certification Update, Basic O/M of a Water/Wastewater Operator

This operator training course will provide a comprehensive regulatory update from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) pertaining to critical policies and certification requirements. Additionally, the course will delve into recommended best practices for the operation and maintenance of water and wastewater infrastructure to ensure  compliance and process optimization. The goal is to equip operators with the latest knowledge and skills to excel in the management of water and wastewater treatment systems. 

*7 Water/Wastewater CEHs will be offered subject to ADEM appproval*

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15

Feb 2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cybersecurity Overview and Tabletop Exercise

EPA’s Water Infrastructure and Cyber Resilience Division is offering a free Cybersecurity Overview and Tabletop Exercise for Water and Wastewater Utilities in Alabama and Georgia. 

The Cybersecurity Overview will cover:

  • FBI cyber threat overview
  • EPA resources available to help water and wastewater utilities improve cybersecurity resilience.
  • CISA cybersecurity resources
  • Common cybersecurity threats against the water sector.
  • Basic cyber hygiene practices.

The tabletop exercise (TTX) is an interactive, scenario-driven discussion which allows participants to discuss how to respond to, and recover from, a cyber incident. This exercise allows participants to:

  • Understand how cyber-attacks can occur.
  • Assess their cyber response practices.
  • Identify ways to improve their cybersecurity posture.
  • Engage with cybersecurity experts from EPA, CISA, and the FBI to receive guidance and recommendations to enhance cybersecurity practices.


8

Feb 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Laboratory 101, Nitrification, Disinfection with Chlorine

This professional development course provides training in fundamental laboratory techniques and protocols. The curriculum covers principles of nitrification as well as disinfection using chlorine compounds. Over the duration of the 7-hour agenda, which is eligible for 7CEHs subject to ADEMs approval, participants will gain hands-on experience with standard methods for sampling and analysis to support compliance objectives and process control.

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Attendee Testimonials
"Very nice quiet facility!"

Anonymous ~ Operator/Manager


"Everything was great, I enjoyed the class."

Curtis ~ Operator/Manager


"I learned several very important things that I was not expecting."

Larson ~ Operator/Manager


"It was a good class, very in depth lecture"

Jeremy ~ Operator/Manager


"Both instructors were very knowledgeable, professional, and approachable."

Seth ~ Operator/Manager


1

Feb 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Cybersecurity, Nutrient Removal, Breakpoint Chlorination, and Contaminants

We cordially invite water and wastewater operations professionals to attend our informative training course on critical topics in the water treatment industry. Participants will have the opportunity to significantly expand their knowledge and understanding of several key areas, including cybersecurity for industrial control systems, current practices in nutrient removal, breakpoint chlorination principles, and emerging contaminants of concern.  The training encompasses 7 hours of intensive instruction and discussion on these highly relevant subjects. Upon completion of the course and verification of attendance, participants will be awarded 7 (CEHs) subject to ADEM approval. These CEHs allow licensed water and wastewater operators to fulfill their ongoing training requirements for maintaining their certifications. We warmly encourage all interested water and wastewater professionals to register for this opportunity to gain knowledge on pressing topics and obtain your valuable CEH credits. We look forward to seeing you for this engaging and educational training experience.

Attendee Testimonials
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Mike ~ Operator/Manager


"Good job!"

Joseph ~ Operator/Manager


23

Jan 2024
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

EPA Region 4 Power Resilience Workshop

EPA is partnering with the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, Georgia Department of Natural Resources, and Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet to conduct a virtual Power Resiliency Workshop. The workshop will focus on power outages and how they affect both water and electric utilities. The target audience is drinking water, wastewater and electric utilities. The workshop will include presentations by regulatory agencies and water, wastewater, and electric utilities to foster ideas about how to better prepare for, respond to, and recover from power outages. Topics such as generators, renewable energy options for backup power, funding sources for addressing power vulnerabilities at water and wastewater utilities, and power resilience tools and resources will be discussed.


17

Jan 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Basic Laboratory Procedures / Hands-On Training, Emerging Contaminants

This hands-on training session will provide instruction in laboratory techniques, sampling methodology, spectrometry theory, extensive training on pH probe usage, and information on emerging contaminants of concern. All CEHs are subject to ADEMs approval. 

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Attendee Testimonials
"The instructor was kind and professional. In spite of the inclement weather and poor driving conditions. Tyler was punctual and accommodating."

Tracy ~ Operator/Manager


10

Jan 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Pump and Control Maintenance & Troubleshooting

Pump and Control Panel installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting

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Attendee Testimonials
"No everything was great"

James ~ Manager


"Great group of speakers!"

David ~ Operator/Clerk


"Very nice classroom & enjoyed the speakers"

Dustin ~ Operator/Clerk


"Everything was very thorough and had passion for this."

Anonymous ~ Operator/Clerk


"Everything was good. Really enjoyed the class. Great place to have a class."

Shannon ~ Superintendent/Chief Operator


"Everything was explained very well."

Jerry ~ Operator/Clerk


"Good presenters and presentation."

Ed ~ Operator/Clerk


"Appreciated instructors having hands on experience."

Jeff ~ Operator/Clerk


"I enjoyed the material and how it was presented."

Joel ~ Operator/Clerk


"I enjoyed the entire class."

Joseph ~ Operator/Clerk


"Facility was excellent"

Richard ~ Other


"Great instruction, wonderful training facility, and knowledgeable instructors."

Nathan ~ Operator/Clerk


"I liked the training day session. It had very good information. I will attend more training sessions in the future."

Randal ~ Operator/Clerk


9

Jan 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Basic Laboratory Procedures / Hands-On Training, Emerging Contaminants

This hands-on training session will provide instruction in laboratory techniques, sampling methodology, spectrometry theory, extensive training on pH probe usage, and information on emerging contaminants of concern. All CEHs are subject to ADEMs approval. 

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Attendee Testimonials
"Great instructors and facility!"

Christopher ~ Operator/Manager


"No, they did a very good job!"

James ~ Operator/Manager


"Great instructions (very knowledgeable) Great facility (very clean and comfortable)"

Jerry ~ Other