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August 17 & 18, 2021 – Minden – W/WW

August 17 - August 18

1. Pre-registration is Required
2. If pre-registered and unable to attend, please be considerate and call to cancel

Minden Civic Center
520 Broadway
Minden, LA
August 17, 2021
LDH has approved this agenda for 8 credit hours in both Water & Wastewater. Course Approval #64615

7:00am-8:00am – Registration
8:00am-8:15amIntroduction and Certification Rule: Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
8:15am-9:00am — Operations Specialist Certification Responsibility & Accountability:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
9:00am- 10:00am — Chloramines/Nitrification Control Plan:  Barbara Featherston, LDH Engineering Staff
10:00am-11:00am – Lead & Cooper Rule Updates:  Jeremy Harris or Barbara Featherston, LDH Engineering Staff
11:00am-12:00pm – Water Storage Tank Options:  Marc Nichols, Southeastern Tank, Inc
12:00pm-1:00pmLunch sponsored by:  Southeastern Tank, Inc
1:00pm-2:00pm — Water System Consolidation Funding Options:  Blake Fogleman, LDH Infrastructure Engineer
2:00pm-3:00pmChlorine Properties, Usages, and Dosage Calculations:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
3:00pm-4:00pm — Source Water Protection Plan Updates:  Susan Robbins, LRWA/USDA FSA Source Water Protection Specialist
4:00pm-4:45pm — Customer Complaints and System Responsibility:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
4:45pm-5:00pm – Questions & Evaluations

August 18, 2021
LDH has approved this agenda for 8 credit hours in both Water & Wastewater. Course Approval #64662

7:00am-8:00am — Registration

*Management Training (8:00am-12:00pm) –As outlined in LAC 48: Part V. 7707-7719 — “Management Training. As a part of meeting the managerial capacity requirements, all appropriate staff of existing public water systems shall attend a training session provided by the state, its contractors or other state recognized trainers for board members, council members/mayors/owners, etc. Management training for all board members/council members/mayors/owners of existing public water systems will be based on whether their water system has been issued an administrative order, and/or is on the significant non-complier’s list and/or has had primary MCL violations during the past three years. The department will continue to encourage attendance on a voluntary basis at management training sessions by board members/council members/mayors/owner’ of other public water systems. Training sessions shall be provided periodically and appropriate parties as noted above will have the opportunity to attend one of the scheduled sessions within six months after the system has been notified that is it being evaluated for technical, managerial, and financial capacity.”
8:00am-9:30am — Management Practices/Defining Responsibilities:  Ken Terry, LRWA/USDA Wastewater Technician
9:30am10:30am — Financial Practices:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
10:00am-11:30am — State & Federal Regulations for Public Water Systems:   Todd Abshire, LRWA Water Circuit Rider
11:30am-12:00am — Technical:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch sponsored by: Delta Process
1:00pm-2:00pm – Tracer Wire Practices for Installation of Utility Lines:  Andy Brown, D & W System Sales
2:00pm-3:00pm – Air Valves – Why You Need Them and Where They Should Be Located:  Andy Brown, D & W System Sales
3:00pm-4:00pm – Emergency Response:  Todd Abshire, LRWA/USDA Water Circuit Rider
4:00pm-4:45pm — Work Ethics:  Ken Terry, LRWA/USDA Wastewater Technician
4:45pm-5:00pm — Questions and Evaluations

Please note:  LRWA Training Sessions are a “Firearm Free Zone”

This seminar involves training at an off-site facility, which is neither owned nor controlled by LRWA.  Registrant acknowledges that LRWA and its employees do not assume responsibility for the condition of the off-site facility nor guarantee the safety of registrant at the off-site facility.  Registrant agrees to hold LRWA and its employees harmless from all claims for injuries arising from conditions present at the off-site facility.

(Please provide at least 1 of the requested phone #s. This will be used to notify you in the event something changes with this class such as date, location or cancellation.)

Details

Start:
August 17
End:
August 18
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