Spring Education Schedule

Welcome to the 2019 CTAWWA Spring Training Schedule  

The classes listed below are for the Spring 2019 semester. The CTAWWA Education & Program Committee is committed to providing comprehensive up-to-date training for our members.  We appreciate your continued support and encourage you to participate in courses offered by CTAWWA individually as well as in partnership with the New England Water Works Association (NEWWA).

If you have questions or comments, please contact Romana Longo, Administrative Manager at 860-604-8996longoctawwa@gmail.com or Education & Program Committee Co-Chairs: Peter Grabowski at 413-572-3234; pjgrabowski@tighebond.com or Scott Bonett at 860-257-1067;sbonett@hazenandsawyer.com

 

PARTNERSHIP COURSES WITH NEWWA

The following courses are offered in partnership with the New England Water Works Association, a section of the American Water Works Association (NEWWA).

To register for these courses, call NEWWA at (508) 893-7979, or visit the website at www.newwa.org.  CTAWWA cannot accept registration for these classes. Please download the NEWWA registration form here.

Registration fee includes all course materials, breaks, lunch (excluding half-day courses), CEUs and CEU Certificate. All courses are approved for CT Certified Drinking Water Operator Training Renewal Requirements. Distribution (D), Treatment (T), or combined (T&D) applicability is listed for each course.

Enrollment is limited; please register for courses early. 

Operational Control of Coagulation and Filtration Treatment Processes      

Course Code: TTP319AC
Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Location:  Bristol Water Treatment Plant
Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
CEU: 0.3 CEU
Applicable for Treatment (T)

Course Description: Meeting current water quality treatment objectives will require a thorough understanding of the evaluation, control, and optimization of coagulation and filtration processes. This course will familiarize attendees with the chemical and physical aspects of creating appropriate and efficient coagulation and floc formation to allow for successful particle removal in untreated drinking water. A discussion of jar testing procedures and how the jar test can be used as a process control tool will be included as well. A major focus will be made on how to apply all processes directly to real-world situations. 

Registration Fee: CTAWWA Members: $140.00; Non-Members: $190.00

Ensuring Public Safety During Distribution System High Demand

Course Code:  DHD319AC
Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Location:  Regional Water Authority, New Haven
Time: 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
CEU: 0.3 CEU
Applicable for Distribution  (D)

Course Description: When a system experiences high demand, it is imperative that a utility ensure all of its customers' needs continue to be met, especially when it comes to public health and safety. This course will cover the causes of high system demand, including large main breaks, storage tank leaks and failures, large fire flow episodes, and natural disasters; as well as public health and safety concerns. It will also focus on hydraulics and flow concerns as well as challenges and solutions.

Registration Fee: CTAWWA Members:$140.00; Non-Members:  $190.00

Identifying and Removing Problem Organisms in Drinking Water

Course Code: TPO319AC  
Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019
Location:  Regional Water Authority, New Haven
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
CEU: 0.6 CEU
Applicable for Treatment (T)

Course Description:This course will provide participants with an explanation of the most common types of problem or nuisance organisms, and how to best remove them.  It will begin by reviewing the meaning of “indicator organisms” to distinguish regulated and unregulated microbiological concerns in drinking water. Each group of problem-causing organisms will then be examined to show how they can be identified, what problems they cause, and how to best remove them. Specific examples include:actinomycetes; iron, sulfur, and denitrifying bacteria; algae and protozoa; nematodes; bloodworms or midges; rotifers and crustaceans; and finally zebra mussels.

Registration Fee:  CTAWWA Members: $190.00; Non-Members:  $240.00

“Hands-On” Hydrant Operation and Maintenance

Course Code: DHM419AC
Date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Location:  Bristol Water Treatment Plant, Bristol
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
CEU: 0.6 CEU
Applicable for Distribution(D)

Course Description:This course will benefit all distribution system personnel, especially those responsible for installing, inspecting, maintaining, and repairing fire hydrants, their valves, and associated water mains. It will enable experienced utility personnel to stay informed on current accepted practices and provide an orientation for new water operators.

Registration Fee CTAWWA Members: $190.00 ; Non-Members:  $240.00

Putting the CONTROL Back Into Process Control

Course Code: WPC419AC 
Date: Thursday, April 25, 2019
Location:  Regional Water Authority, New Haven
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
CEU: 0.6 CEU
Applicable for Distribution and Treatment  (D and T)

Course Description: This course will give insight into the methods of providing the best control of BOTH treatment and distribution system processes in drinking water supplies. With continuing concerns of current and future contaminants, the course will identify what process control is, and how it can benefit your system in establishing barriers to contamination. Several proposed future contaminants will be discussed along with proven successful methods of process control.

Registration Fee: CTAWWA Members: $190.00 ; Non-Members:  $240.00

“Hands-On” Valve Operations and Maintenance

Course Code: DVO419AC
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Location:  Regional Water Authority, New Haven
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
CEU: 0.6 CEU
Applicable for Distribution (D)

Course Description: This course will instruct you in the proper procedures for inspecting, testing, and maintaining mainline distribution valves and water mains. It will also examine the fundamentals of valve and main maintenance and detail effective maintenance management procedures with the focus on optimal operation of the distribution system. The course will also feature a hands-on instructional component where participants tear down each type of valve.

Registration Fee: CTAWWA Members: $190.00 ; Non-Members:  $240.00

The First Time Supervisor

Course Code: MFS419AC 
Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Location:  Regional Water Authority, New Haven
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
CEU: 0.6 CEU
Applicable for Distribution and Treatment (D and T)

Course Description: If you’re a first-time supervisor, two questions have probably already come to mind: just what is supervision and how do I go about it? Being a supervisor can challenge and reward you. Specific skill sets will help you make the transition from front-line worker to effective supervisor. You’ll learn and practice key communication and work-management skills, as well as how to manage time. You’ll also learn specific skills for your new position such as how to report upwards to your supervisor using the four key element model, how to give effective feedback using the 3-F model, how to use different strategies to motivate your staff, and how to delegate effectively.

 Registration Fee: CTAWWA Members: $190.00; Non-Members:  $240.00

 

COURSES PRESENTED BY CTAWWA

The courses listed below are sponsored by the Connecticut Section of the American Water Works Association.

There is a listing of the course offerings on the website, www.ctawwa.org. You can fax the registration to (860) 953-3051, or register online (credit cards accepted).  NEWWA does not accept registration for these classes.  Download the CTAWWA Registration Form here.   

Registration fee includes all course materials, breaks, lunch (excluding half-day courses), CEUs and CEU Certificate.  All courses are approved for CT Certified Drinking Water Operator Training Renewal Requirements.  Distribution (D), Treatment (T), or combined (T&D) applicability is listed for each course.  Enrollment is limited; please register for courses early. 

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