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August 18, 19 & 20, 2020 – Minden (changed from Ruston) – W/WW

August 18 - August 20

Please note that these dates were previously listed as being in Ruston, however due to COVID-19 restrictions, the location had to be moved to Minden. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.
The following guidelines will apply for this training in accordance with Governor Edwards' Phase 2 of COVID19:
1. Facility capacity 50
2. First Come, First Serve Basis
3. Pre-registration is Required
4. Social Distancing will Apply
5. Masks will be provided and you may or may not be required to wear them depending on Governor Edwards' ruling at the time
6. If pre-registered and cannot attend, please be considerate and call to cancel
Minden Civic Center
520 Broadway
Minden, LA
August 18, 2020
LDH has approved this class for 4 credit hours in both Water & Wastewater. Course Approval #62816.

*MANAGEMENT TRAINING

4:30pm-5:00pm — Registration
5:00pm-6:15pm — Management Practices/Defining Responsibilities:  Ken Terry, LRWA/USDA Wastewater Technician/Trainer
6:15pm-6:30pm – Break/Snack sponsored by: Southeastern Tank
6:30pm-8:00pm — Financial Practices:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director/EPA Trainer
8:00pm-8:45pm — State & Federal Regulations for Public Water Systems:  David Ryals, LRWA/USDA Water Circuit Rider
8:45pm-9:15pm — Technical:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director/EPA Trainer

*Management Training – 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.”

 

August 19, 2020 --- CLASS FULL/Maximum seating capacity has been reached
LDH has approved this class for 8 credit hours in both Water & Wastewater. Course Approval #62815.

7:00am-8:00am — Registration
8:00am-8:15amIntroduction and Certification Rule:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Training Specialist
8:15am-9:00am — What is Your Data Telling You:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & Training Specialist
9:00am-10:00am — Maintaining Complaint Logs per Act 292:  Hannah Beatty, LDH Engineer Manager
10:00am-11:00am — Sewer Inflow Issues/Solutions:  Jacob Chism, Sewer Sentry
11:00am-12:00pm — Source Water Assessment Plan Updates:  Susan Robbins, LRWA/USDA FSA Source Water Protection Specialist
12:00pm–1:00pm – Lunch sponsored by:  Ferguson Waterworks
1:00pm-2:00pm — To Be DeterminedMatthew Montgomery, Ferguson Waterworks
2:00pm-3:00pm — Responding to Sanitary Surveys:  Andrea Payton, LDH Engineer
3:00pm-4:00pm — Emergency Response (Natural Disasters & Pandemics) this will be a panel type discussion on lessons learned, which will be comprised of 2 to 3 attendees and LRWA Staff. Moderated by Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & Training Specialist & Todd Abshire USDA/LRWA Circuit Rider Pandemic Recovery
4:00pm-4:45pm — Water Loss, Wastewater Inflow/Infiltration, the Silent Impact: 
Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & Training Specialist

August 20, 2020 --- CLASS FULL/Maximum seating capacity has been reached
LDH has approved this class for 8 credit hours in both Water & Wastewater. Course Approval #62818.

7:00am-8:00am – Registration
8:00am-8:15am — Introduction and Certification Rule:  Ken Terry, LRWA/USDA Wastewater Tech/Trainer
8:15am-9:00am — Work Ethics:  Ken Terry, LRWA/USDA Wastewater Tech/Trainer
9:00am-10:00am — Effluent Characteristics & Inspections:  Wayne Slater, La DEQ
10:00am-11:00am — Preparing for a Rate Study:  Clarence Beebe, LRWA Energy Rate Analyst
11:00am-12:00pm — VSD Drives and their Benefits:   Ben Humphries, Delta Process
12:00pm-1:00pm — Lunch sponsored byDelta Process
1:00pm-2:00pm — Innovative Wastewater Pumping:  Ben Humphries, Delta Process
2:00pm-3:00pm — Criminal Investigations:  LaDEQ Staff
3:00 PM-4:30pm — Energy Saving:  Gil Harrison, LRWA Energy Tech
4:30pm-5:00pm — Questions and Discussion

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

August 19th (2nd day) & 20th (3rd day) classes are full. According the Louisiana State Guidelines large gatherings are limited to 50 people. However, we have started a waiting list.

(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.)

August 19th (2nd day) & 20th (3rd day) classes are full. According the Louisiana State Guidelines large gatherings are limited to 50 people. However, we have started a waiting list.

Details

Start:
August 18
End:
August 20
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