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Water Loss Control & Accessing Funding to Improve Small Systems


April 22, 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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April 22nd & 23rd, 20201 9am-12pm

This workshop is part of a special workshop series made possible through the collaboration of the American
Water Works Association (AWWA), the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Partnership for Safe
Course participants will learn how to complete a system-wide self-assessment of five core areas of everyday
operations. Based on the assessment, participants identify a priority area of improvement that may be eligible
for USDA funding, learn how to develop a short project plan, and then learn how to contact/connect with
USDA to get the funding process started. All participants receive dedicated, follow-up technical assistance
and helpful documents from AWWA.

Agenda/Lessons Covered:
Session 1 - Water Loss Control 
 Water Loss Challenges for Small Systems
 Defining Non-revenue Water
 Using AWWA’s Water Balance and Free Water Audit Software
 Understanding Production and Customer Metering Losses (Apparent Losses)
 Controlling Leakage (Real Losses)
 Calculating your losses and controlling them

Session 2 - Optimization and Accessing Funding
 Overview of the AWWA Partnership for Safe Water Programs
 How to conduct a self-assessment in order to optimize your operations
 General Management/Administration, Finance, Asset Management, Source Water Protection and
Distribution System Operations.
 How to apply for low interest funding through the USDA. (a representative from your local USDA office
will present this information and answer any questions you may have)        

Requirments for CEU certificate: must attemd both days of training, have a individual email and technology device to participate.

CEU: 0.6 CEU (Pending DPH Approval)
Applicable for Treatment & Distirbution (T & D)



$0.00 Member Ticket-USDA Optimizing Performance

$0.00 Non-Member-USDA Optimizing Performance