Training Calendar

MRWS offers an array of professional training workshops to help you run and manage your water or wastewater system.
Below is the link to the training calendar and further below are the links to training that is confirmed and ready to go!

2024 Training Calendar

Just click on an event below for details or to register.

Apr
18
Thu
Sampling & Monitoring For Small Drinking Water & Wastewater Systems – Libby @ City of Libby, Ponderosa Rm
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

M. E. Labs and MRWS Present:

Sampling & Monitoring For Small Drinking Water & Wastewater Systems

Learn how to read your sampling schedules and results. Do you know how to take a sample?  How about all that paperwork?  And how the heck do I get my sample to the lab?!!

These things and more:  Click here for full agenda.

0.600 Water CECs

0.400 WW CECs

Register Below:

May
1
Wed
Sampling & Monitoring For Small Drinking Water & Wastewater Systems – Plains @ Plains Alliance Church
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

M. E. Labs and MRWS Present:

Sampling & Monitoring For Small Drinking Water & Wastewater Systems

Learn how to read your sampling schedules and results. Do you know how to take a sample?  How about all that paperwork?  And how the heck do I get my sample to the lab?!!

These things and more:  Click here for full agenda.

0.600 Water CECs

0.400 WW CECs

Register Below:

May
3
Fri
Webinar – Lagoons: Managing the Waterfront @ Virtual
May 3 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Lagoons: Managing the Waterfront

Learn the basics of operation and maintenance for lagoon systems. This course discusses the warning signs of changes in treatment and overcoming the difficulties in dealing with the limited control.

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

0.200 Dual CECs

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
May
7
Tue
Operator Certification Review – Missoula @ Fire Station #5
May 7 @ 9:00 am – May 8 @ 4:00 pm

Operator Certification Review

Tuesday and Wednesday, May 7th and 8th
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Lunch on your own
Fire Station #5 
6501 Lower Miller Creek Road, Missoula
Comprehensive review for all classes of water and wastewater to prepare you to pass certification tests.
Groundwater, Surface Water, Distribution
1C and 3C WastewaterRegister at www.mrws.org
The FREE training conducted by MRWS staff
For additional information call Robin Franzen (406) 781-8775 or email rfranzen@mrws.orgNo CECs offered for this training

MRWS Workshop Registration (No Fees)

  • This usually begins with MT00 unless you're Tribal.
  • If you're not certified or do not have a number, please use N/A.

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.

Register for Exam Here

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

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
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

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
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

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