Training Calendar

MRWS offers an array of professional training workshops to help you run and manage your water or wastewater system.

Life has changed and so has training!  We’re hoping to put some in-person training sessions together for the near future.  In the meantime, we will continue our Friday webinars! Please watch this page for details as workshops become available.  Thank you!

Click on an event for details or to register.

West Yellowstone Operator Training has been canceled for 2020

We'll be back in Yellowstone Next year!!
In-Person Workshop – CEC Fair @ Fairmont Hot Springs Resort
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

CEC Fair

Things all operators should know from PFAs to CyberSecurity

Earn 0.300 Dual CECs & 0.300 DW CECs for the day!!

Covid-19 precautions will be in place for this workshop.  Masks must be worn into the hotel and conference room.  Distancing will be accommodated.

There is a class limit!!

To register for this class please call or email Julie Allen:


Click here for more information.


Webinar – The Secrets to Hiring the Right Engineer/Risk of Drinking Water Contamination and Actions to Prepare @ Remote
Oct 23 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Secrets of Hiring the Right Engineer

Greg Dye, PE, PMP, Project Manager, Great West Engineering will be our speaker.

This presentation will provide an introduction and overview of the requirements of hiring an engineer in the State of Montana. It will focus on the quality based selection process and providing insight on what to look for in a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ), and Proposal, as well as discuss interview formats and questions to ask during the interview to help ensure your community hires the right engineer for your project. This is a 0.100 Dual CEC.

Risk of Drinking Water Contamination and Actions to Prepare

Speaker:  Steve Allgeier, Environmental Engineer, EPA

This webinar describes the risk of drinking water contamination, including case studies of contamination incidents that have occurred in recent years. It introduces the design of a Water Quality Surveillance and Response System, which is an integrated approach to real-time monitoring of multiple data streams with the potential to detect a wide range of water quality problems, and a response framework to effectively manage problems that are detected
– We will be using GoToWebinar.
– You can join our session by using a Mac, PC or a mobile device.

Click here to register!!

EPA Region 8 Montana Virtual Emergency Response Plan Workshop @ Virtual
Dec 9 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Montana Department of Environmental Quality
(DEQ) and Montana Rural Water Systems (MRWS) are sponsoring a free one-day virtual workshop to assist community (drinking) water systems (CWSs) with developing or updating Emergency Response Plans (ERPs) in accordance with America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (AWIA) Section 2013(b).

Click Here for more information and the registration link.

Information about COVID-19

Learn more about how to protect yourself, your family, and your community. Also get up-to-date information on this pandemic virus.

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