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TRAINING CALENDAR

Jun
3
Mon
Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Course – Kalispell @ Kalispell Wastewater Treatment Facility
Jun 3 @ 8:00 am – Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm

Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Course

A series of lectures followed by guided exercises in a wet lab will provide understanding of field-testing methods on 4 backflow prevention assemblies: pressure vacuum breakers, spill resistant vacuum breakers, reduced pressure principle assemblies, and double check assemblies. Students will gain knowledge in hydraulics, backflow and back siphonage, types of cross connections, and degrees of hazard and state and federal regulations. Friday afternoon participants can take a written exam and on Saturday morning can take a practical exam administered by the American Backflow Prevention Association (ABPA). Passing scores on both the exams will result in certification by ABPA as a backflow prevention assembly tester. For more information on ABPA see the back of this training announcement or go to their website www.abpa.org.
Click here for more information and registration.

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Jun
25
Tue
Webinar – Developing Your Standard Operating Procedures AND Dechlorination Basics @ Virtual
Jun 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Developing Your Standard Operating Procedures AND

Dechlorination Basics

Every system needs standard operating procedures or SOPs. The SOP is a powerful tool that can serve as a basis for training as well as day-to-day use by plant staff. In this course, you will learn how to create SOPs that are easy to use and understandable. It covers formatting, writing and quality control of the document from start to finish.

2nd Hour

Get an overview of chemicals and techniques for dechlorinating water and wastewater. This course covers when and where you should use specific chemicals, as well as the safety and environmental issues that need to be addressed. It also explores the how’s & why’s of monitoring Dechlorination efficiency.

Cost: $20.00 for MRWS Members – Use discount code 24MRWSMEMBER

0.200 Dual CECs

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Jul
29
Mon
Webinar – SCADA Instrumentation & Control @ Virtual
Jul 29 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

SCADA Instrumentation & Control

This basic overview explores how operators can use SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) systems to make better decisions related to their plant’s or system’s performance. Course explains how SCADA systems interact with a plant’s instrumentation and processes and provides tips on how to evaluate SCADA systems and hardware.

Cost: $20.00 for MRWS Members – Use discount code 24MRWSMEMBER

0.200 Dual CECs

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Oct
7
Mon
Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Course – Billings @ County Water District, Billings Heights
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – Oct 12 @ 1:00 pm

Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Course

A series of lectures followed by guided exercises in a wet lab will provide understanding of field-testing methods on 4 backflow prevention assemblies: pressure vacuum breakers, spill resistant vacuum breakers, reduced pressure principle assemblies, and double check assemblies. Students will gain knowledge in hydraulics, backflow and back siphonage, types of cross connections, and degrees of hazard and state and federal regulations. Friday afternoon participants can take a written exam and on Saturday morning can take a practical exam administered by the American Backflow Prevention Association (ABPA). Passing scores on both the exams will result in certification by ABPA as a backflow prevention assembly tester. For more information on ABPA see the back of this training announcement or go to their website www.abpa.org.
Click here for more information and registration.

Register for Exam Here

Our Mission

At MRWS, our mission is to provide quality training and technical assistance to Drinking Water, Waste Water, and Tribal systems — to enable them to produce the best product with their available resources!

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– Theodore Roosevelt

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