Training Calendar

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

2021 Calendar Final Draft

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Apr
21
Wed
Water and Wastewater Operator Exam Review – the Long Version
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – Apr 22 @ 5:00 pm

Operator Exam Review In Kalispell

-=NO EXAM=-

MRWS will present a 2-day water and wastewater exam review workshop.  This will be an intense couple of days that will cover the exam “Needs to Know List” provided by MDEQ.  We will be using the Toolbox also provided by MDEQ for drinking water and the wastewater review developed by Roger Skogen at MRWS.

The MRWS team will be doing the review so you are guaranteed a knowledgeable teaching team.

Water Review will be at the Red Lion Hotel.

Wastewater Review will be at the Kalispell Wastewater Treatment Plant.

The classes will start at 8:00 am on Wednesday-Thursday, April 21-22.

Space is limited so register soon!

Watch here for more details to come.

MRWS Workshop Registration (No Fees)

Jun
14
Mon
Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Course – Kalispell @ Kalispell Advanced Wastewater Treatment Facility
Jun 14 @ 9:00 am – Jun 19 @ 2:00 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 backsiphonage, 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.
Aug
24
Tue
30th Annual Advanced Wastewater Training – Yellow Bay @ Flathead Lake Biological Station
Aug 24 @ 7:30 am – Aug 26 @ 12:00 pm

Improving Performance of Biological Wastewater Treatment Systems
Yellow Bay – 2021

This course is designed for operators and managers interested in a better understanding of the microbiological basis for WWTP performance. This course discusses strategies to reduce TSS, BOD and nutrients while avoiding significant capital costs. The course is designed for operators of secondary treatment plants utilizing activated sludge and BNR technologies. If you are considering a plant expansion, need to improve performance or reduce your O&M cost, consider this year’s Yellow Bay workshop. Plus evenings of fun –
canoeing, hiking, ping-pong, who knows.
CEUs = 2.00 20 contract hours

You must preregister and payment must be made by July 19th.

Click here for more information and the registration form.

Oct
4
Mon
Backflow Prevention Assembly Testers Course – Billings @ Billings Public Utilities Department
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – Oct 9 @ 2:00 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 backsiphonage, 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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