ARWA CEH Training


28

Feb 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Basic Laboratory Procedures / Hands-On Training, Emerging Contaminants

Event Details

Hours Available: 7

CEH Type: Water/Wastewater

Cost: $0.00

Location

Center of Advanced Science, Innovation and Commerce CASIC Building Room 109
Auburn
559 Devall Drive, Auburn, AL 36849
Event Description
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. 

29

Feb 2024
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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EPA National Water Sector Cybersecurity Drill: A Day Without SCADA

Event Details

Hours Available: 1

CEH Type: Water/Wastewater

Cost: $0.00

Location

This class will be held online.

Registration Link

Link to Webinar

Event Description
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.

10

Apr 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Cybersecurity, Nutrient Removal, Breakpoint Chlorination, and Contaminants

Event Details

Hours Available: 7

CEH Type: Water/Wastewater

Cost: $0.00

Location

Vernon City Hall
Vernon
44425 Hwy 17, Vernon, AL 35592
Event Description

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.


10

Apr 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Emerging Contaminants Impacting Water & Wastewater Treatment

Event Details

Hours Available: 7

CEH Type: Water/Wastewater

Cost: $0.00

Location

Jackson City Hall
Jackson
350 Commerce Street, Jackson, AL 36545
Event Description
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.

18

Apr 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

Event Details

Hours Available: 7

CEH Type: Water/Wastewater

Cost: $0.00

Location

City Hall
Thomasville
559 West Front Street, Thomasville, AL 36784
Event Description

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 Wastewater CEHs will be offered subject to ADEM appproval*


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May 2024
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Cybersecurity Overview and Tabletop Exercise

Event Details

Hours Available: 3

CEH Type: Water/Wastewater

Cost: $0.00

Location

This class will be held online.

Registration Link

Link to Webinar

Event Description

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.

9

May 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Basic Laboratory Procedures / Hands-On Training, Emerging Contaminants

Event Details

Hours Available: 7

CEH Type: Water/Wastewater

Cost: $0.00

Location

Boaz Public Library
Boaz
404 Thomas Ave, Boaz, AL 35957
Event Description
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. 

29

May 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Cybersecurity, Nutrient Removal, Breakpoint Chlorination, and Contaminants

Event Details

Hours Available: 7

CEH Type: Water/Wastewater

Cost: $0.00

Location

Beeland Park Community Center
Greenville
1204 1/2 E Commerce St, Greenville, AL 36037
Event Description

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.


13

Jun 2024
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

Event Details

Hours Available: 7

CEH Type: Water/Wastewater

Cost: $0.00

Location

Eufaula Chamber of Commerce
Eufaula
333 East Broad St. , Eufaula , AL 36027
Event Description

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 Wastewater CEHs will be offered subject to ADEM appproval*

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 Wastewater CEHs will be offered subject to ADEM appproval*


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


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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


12

Dec 2023
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Wastewater Nutrient Removal/Microbiology, Emerging Contaminants

This hybrid course combines microbiology and wastewater treatment concepts to provide an in-depth look at biological processes in nutrient removal, with a focus on nitrification and denitrification. The course will examine emerging contaminants of concern, including detection methods, analysis techniques, and best practices for prevention and control. Advanced monitoring, analytical methods, and current research developments related to mitigating contaminants in effluent will also be discussed. Attendees will acquire knowledge applicable to optimizing and advancing the operation of wastewater treatment systems. Pending approval, this class will offer 4 continuing education hours (CEHs).

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Attendee Testimonials
"I really enjoy ARWA classes. Both instructors were very knowledgeable on the material."

Jeff ~ Operator/Manager


"The training was very informative."

John ~ Operator/Manager


"I was pleased with the instructors. They were very knowledgeable and informative. Both of them presented some very valuable information."

Willie ~ Operator/Manager


"All was good."

Joshua ~ Operator/Manager


"No, it was fine as is. But I would like to request more webinars. They are so much more convenient than traveling! And, all of our operators can attend at the same time instead of leaving some behind at the plant!"

Gay ~ Operator/Manager


"I think the instructors did a fine job. Loved how they explained the complex topics with simplicity."

Anissa ~ Operator/Manager


"I was pleased they offered online versions of the class."

Caleb ~ Operator/Manager


"I was pleased that the class was available online and in person."

Joseph ~ Operator/Manager


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Slade ~ Operator/Manager


"Instructors were knowledgeable and it was an interesting topic about plastics. All around, job well done!"

Tom ~ Operator/Manager


"Great class- very educational!"

Jason ~ Operator/Manager


"It is hard for me to leave and go to classes. Thank you for having the hybrid class."

Kenneth ~ Operator/Manager


7

Dec 2023
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Utility Board Member/Decisionmaker Training

In the dynamic and evolving sector of water and wastewater management, being adept at making knowledgeable decisions is quintessential for utility boards. This specialized training course is meticulously curated to bolster the decision-making acumen of utility board members and decision-makers, ensuring the delivery of safe drinking water and apt wastewater disposal for their constituencies.

Participants will delve into a blend of theoretical and practical insights, focusing on sound business practices and effective utility management crucial for the utility's long-term sustainability and success. The interactive discourse and sessions planned in this training series will traverse through common challenges and evolving needs in utility governance and operations.

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Attendee Testimonials
"Outstanding instruction and presentations. Great information, very helpful."

Jeff ~ Operator/Manager


"Great presentations. Enjoyed participating in the meeting at the location."

Anonymous ~ Operator/Manager


"Pleased with- loans, grant/USDA, Pace"

Eddie ~ Board Member


"Mike Cole- great speaker & answered many questions! Southern Corrosion! Great! Thank you! All information was great!!"

Jacqueline ~ Operator/Manager


6

Dec 2023
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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!

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Attendee Testimonials
"I thought the training session was good. Lots of in depth laboratory discussions."

Brooks ~ Operator/Manager


5

Dec 2023
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Utility Board Member/Decisionmaker Training

In the dynamic and evolving sector of water and wastewater management, being adept at making knowledgeable decisions is quintessential for utility boards. This specialized training course is meticulously curated to bolster the decision-making acumen of utility board members and decision-makers, ensuring the delivery of safe drinking water and apt wastewater disposal for their constituencies.

Participants will delve into a blend of theoretical and practical insights, focusing on sound business practices and effective utility management crucial for the utility's long-term sustainability and success. The interactive discourse and sessions planned in this training series will traverse through common challenges and evolving needs in utility governance and operations.

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Attendee Testimonials
"I thought it was a very good session, very informative. The food was great! Great job overall!!!"

Allen ~ Board Member


"Everything was great!"

Chris ~ Operator/Manager


"The class was very informative in all aspects. I took away more knowledge in areas that I was unaware of and it helped me hone up in areas that I thought I was proficient in. Thank you!"

Toni ~ Clerk


"The instructors were very professional and demonstrated exceptional knowledge and preparation."

Preston ~ Board Member


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Nov 2023
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Utility Board Member/Decisionmaker Training

In the dynamic and evolving sector of water and wastewater management, being adept at making knowledgeable decisions is quintessential for utility boards. This specialized training course is meticulously curated to bolster the decision-making acumen of utility board members and decision-makers, ensuring the delivery of safe drinking water and apt wastewater disposal for their constituencies.

Participants will delve into a blend of theoretical and practical insights, focusing on sound business practices and effective utility management crucial for the utility's long-term sustainability and success. The interactive discourse and sessions planned in this training series will traverse through common challenges and evolving needs in utility governance and operations.

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Attendee Testimonials
"Mike Cole was excellent! Jim Higgins with Southern Corrosion was very informative!"

Anonymous ~ Board Member


"All were very knowledgeable!"

Anonymous ~ Board Member


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Joe ~ Board Member


"Always a great job!!"

Clint ~ Operator/Manager


"Everything was great!"

Matt ~ Operator/Manager


28

Nov 2023
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Utility Board Member/Decisionmaker Training

In the dynamic and evolving sector of water and wastewater management, being adept at making knowledgeable decisions is quintessential for utility boards. This specialized training course is meticulously curated to bolster the decision-making acumen of utility board members and decision-makers, ensuring the delivery of safe drinking water and apt wastewater disposal for their constituencies.

Participants will delve into a blend of theoretical and practical insights, focusing on sound business practices and effective utility management crucial for the utility's long-term sustainability and success. The interactive discourse and sessions planned in this training series will traverse through common challenges and evolving needs in utility governance and operations.

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Attendee Testimonials
"Class was great, learned something from all instructors."

Gerald ~ Operator/Manager


"All of it was good. Supper was great. It's always nice to have food provided."

Holli ~ Operator/Manager


"Facility was clean and comfortable."

Danny ~ Operator/Manager


"I was pleased by all instructors being very approachable and pleasant."

Anthony ~ Operator/Manager


"All instructors were great."

Joseph ~ Operator/Manager


"Very pleased with Mike Cole!"

Felix ~ Board Member


"Everything was wonderful!"

Anonymous ~ Operator/Manager


28

Nov 2023
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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!

Attendee Testimonials
"Erin Consuegra is the most valuable and knowledgeable young teacher I have ever seen in my life!"

Salamat ~ Operator/Manager


"Was very pleased with the instructors we had. They made sure we understood all the information."

Joe ~ Operator/Manager


"Both instructors spoke clearly. Both covered their presentation in depth and passionately."

Andy ~ Operator/Manager


"Beautiful facility"

David ~ Other


"Everything was presented in a clear and understanding order. I enjoyed the class."

Elvester ~ Operator/Manager


"The instructors were great and so was the facility."

Nathaniel ~ Operator/Manager


16

Nov 2023
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Utility Board Member/Decisionmaker Training

In the dynamic and evolving sector of water and wastewater management, being adept at making knowledgeable decisions is quintessential for utility boards. This specialized training course is meticulously curated to bolster the decision-making acumen of utility board members and decision-makers, ensuring the delivery of safe drinking water and apt wastewater disposal for their constituencies.

Participants will delve into a blend of theoretical and practical insights, focusing on sound business practices and effective utility management crucial for the utility's long-term sustainability and success. The interactive discourse and sessions planned in this training series will traverse through common challenges and evolving needs in utility governance and operations.

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Attendee Testimonials
"Mike Cole's session was particularly relevant and helpful to me."

Christyna ~ Operator/Manager


"I was very pleased with the lecture on cell phone towers on water tanks."

David ~ Council Member


15

Nov 2023
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

2023 Badger Meter- Tech Conference

The 2023 Badger Meter Technology Conference presents current and upcoming product innovations in water metering, water quality monitoring, acoustic leak detection, and other solutions. The event will feature customer success stories, question and answer sessions with Badger Meter experts, and opportunities to learn about the latest technologies improving water system operations, sustainability, and customer service.


14

Nov 2023
2:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Utility Board Member/Decisionmaker Training

In the dynamic and evolving sector of water and wastewater management, being adept at making knowledgeable decisions is quintessential for utility boards. This specialized training course is meticulously curated to bolster the decision-making acumen of utility board members and decision-makers, ensuring the delivery of safe drinking water and apt wastewater disposal for their constituencies.

Participants will delve into a blend of theoretical and practical insights, focusing on sound business practices and effective utility management crucial for the utility's long-term sustainability and success. The interactive discourse and sessions planned in this training series will traverse through common challenges and evolving needs in utility governance and operations.

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Attendee Testimonials
"Great class!! No changes needed! Please do it again next year!!"

Wade ~ Board Member


"Facility was very nice and very cold! Thanks for your hard work and for the nice dinner!!"

Beth ~ Operator/Manager


"Everyone involved was great!!"

Ronnie ~ Operator/Manager


"Facilities were excellent! The instructors were very knowledgeable on their subject matter!"

Mark ~ Operator/Manager


"Great class"

Ryan ~ Operator/Manager


14

Nov 2023
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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!


7

Nov 2023
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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!

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Attendee Testimonials
"Everything was great. Good class!"

Ed ~ Operator/Manager


"Having an ERA rep explain sample obtaining and learning EPA guidelines of standards was very helpful."

Anonymous ~ Other


"Great location. Good in depth training."

Andrew ~ Operator/Manager


"Erin gave great insight on proper sampling."

Andrew ~ Operator/Manager


"Very well spoken and knowledgeable on material covered"

Scott ~ Operator/Manager


"Both instructors were great"

Seth ~ Operator/Manager


18

Oct 2023
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Pumps, Control Panels, and Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting common problems with pumps and control panels. Identifying symptoms and their causes. Systematic troubleshooting procedures. Performing repairs and replacement of defective components. Verification testing after repairs.

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Attendee Testimonials
"Great job!"

Shaun ~ Operator/Clerk


"Awesome Job!"

Anonymous ~ Operator/Clerk


10

Oct 2023
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

BABA: Updated Guidance from OMB on Manufactured Products and Construction Materials

This webinar offers updated guidance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on manufactured products and construction materials. Under the Build America Buy America (BABA) Act,  “none of the funds made available for a Federal financial assistance program for infrastructure, including each deficient program, may be obligated for a project unless all of the iron, steel, manufactured products, and construction materials used in the project are produced in the United States.” 


5

Oct 2023
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Grade I Water Certification/ Refresher Course

 
This course is designed to assist individuals in obtaining their State of Alabama water and/or wastewater operator certifications. Individuals must attend 100% of each course for substitution of required experience credit purposes for operator certification. It is the responsibility of each individual attending an ARWA Water or Wastewater Operator Certification Exam Preparatory Training Course to comply with the ADEM Division 10 Regulations as they apply for certification examination and operator certification requirements.

 


19

Sep 2023
1:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Lead Service Line Inventory

This course will cover latest developments with the Lead Service Line Inventory requirments. In addition information will be provided on the Alabama specific requirments and the progress across the State.

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Attendee Testimonials
"I enjoyed the class. The instructor explained training very well and in detail."

Randall ~ Operator/Manager


"Everyone was very helpful. The speakers were very knowledgeable and interesting."

Derick ~ Operator/Manager


"The class was help and well executed."

Stanley ~ Operator/Manager


"The information was presented in a understandable and practical way that enabled us to apply the concepts effectively."

Chad ~ Other


14

Sep 2023
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Sludge Dewatering, Polymer Make Down Equipment, Collection System Evaluation, Operator Safety

Attendee's will receive training by industry professionals on the latest sludge de-watering, polymer make down, and collection system evaluation equipment. The training will educate participants on ways to effectively utilize different processes to reduce costs, work loads, and improve efficiency. Also included in this training session is Operator Safety Training. Industry standards such as Trenching, Shoring, Maintenance of Traffic, Chlorine Handling Procedures will be discused.

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Attendee Testimonials
"The ARWA staff were very nice and helpful to everyone!"

Destry ~ Operator/Clerk


"I was very pleased with the information provided."

Deborah ~ Operator/Manager


"Class was very engaging and kept my attention the whole time."

Kayla ~ Operator/Clerk


"I personally appreciate the opportunity to learn and the variety of classes available. I am new in my position, so all information is helpful."

Ahrianna ~


12

Sep 2023
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Lab Testing, Breakpoint Chlorination, Chlorine Safety

In this class we will explore various types of water and wastewater laboratory instrumentation. We will show how these tools are used and how to insure yourself that you will have an accurate reading. We will also be discussing in detail Breakpoint Chlorination, and how using the Breakpoint curve can give you optimum results. We will conclude with Chlorine safety providing tips on how to reduce accidents, injuries, and death. 

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Attendee Testimonials
"I had a very nice time. Today was my first time attending a class. The instructors were great, well-informed, and had great eye contact!"

Eric ~ Other


"Very good instructor, knowledgable"

Randall ~ Operator/Manager


"Facility was immaculate with plenty of snacks and amenities."

Jonathan ~ Operator/Manager


"Facility was nice, comfortable. Instructor was good and knowledgeable."

Casey ~ Operator/Manager


"The instructor was very clear and knowledgeable on the topic he was going over."

Wade ~ Operator/Manager


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Sep 2023
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

PFAS Settlement Briefing: Award For Your Utility

This webinar will go over the details of the current PFAS settlements, the timeframes involved with each PFAS settlement, how the current settlements can be applied, and future PFAS settlement outlooks. You won't want to miss the informative webinar! Panelists include NRWA CEO Matt Holmes, and Napoli Shkolnik Partners Paul J. Napoli and Coral M. Odiot, and Napoli Shkolnik Water Consultant Sam Wade.