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August 21 & 22, 2019 – Erwinville, LA – 8 Hours Each Day – LDH Approval Pending

August 21 @ 8:00 am - August 22 @ 5:00 pm UTC-6

Erwinville Rec/Community Center
5110 Rougon Rd
Port Allen, LA
August 21, 2019
LDH Approval Pending

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 — Flushing Your System: Todd Abshire, LRWA/USDA Circuit Rider
10:00am-11:00am — Eliminating Odor and Grease in the Collection System: Jim Dartez & Jerry Bidleman, Reliant Water Technologies
11:00am-12:00pm — Reduce the Need for Dredging Lagoons: Jim Dartez & Jerry Bidleman, Reliant Water Technologies
12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch sponsored by: Power Specialties, LLC
1:00pm-2:00pm — Selecting the Right Pump & Maintenance Practices for the Application: Steve May, Power Specialties
2:00pm-3:00pmFOG in Your Collection and Treatment System: Greg Goleman, C&L Aqua Professionals Inc
3:00pm-4:30pmProper Chlorine Handling in Water & Wastewater Systems: Greg Goleman, C&L Aqua Professionals Inc
4:30pm-5:00pm — Questions and Evaluations


August 22, 2019
LDH Approval Pending

7:00am-8:00am – Sign-in/Registration
8:00am-8:45am – Introductions and Workshop Objectives
8:45am-9:15am – Session 1: Overview of Key Management Areas (Presentation of Key Management Areas & Group Discussion of Other Important Management Areas for Sustainability)
9:15am-10:15am – Session 2: Explanation of “Sustainable Management Self-Assessment”, Utility Self-Assessment Exercise, and Table Discussion among Participants about Results
10:15am-11:15am – Session 3: Plenary Discussion – Self Assessment Results
11:15am-12:00pm – Session 4: Table Exercise – Improving Outcomes (each table completes an improvement worksheet for one low achievement/high priority management area)
12:00pm-1:00pm- Lunch sponsored by: Southeastern Tank Inc
1:00pm-2:00pm Water Storage Tank Options: Marc Nichols, Southeastern Tank Inc
2:00pm -2:45pm   Session 5a: Plenary Discussion – Practices, Tools, and Measures: Results (report and discuss findings)
2:45pm-3:15pm –Session 5b: Practices: Results (Synthesis of Table Discussion Results, Local Assistance Available in Key Management Areas, Presentation of Additional Tips, Tools, and Measurement, Reflections: Key Lessons Learned and Near Term Steps, and Discuss System Management Improvement Plan)
3:15pm-4:15pm- Asset Management
4:15pm-5:00pm – Session 6: Feedback Session (participants complete workshop evaluation form)

All presentations will be conducted by Ken Terry, USDA Wastewater Trainer and Tech, unless indicated otherwise.


(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 21 @ 8:00 am
August 22 @ 5:00 pm
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