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February 15 & 16 — Vacherie — LDH Approval Pending

February 15 - February 16

The following guidelines will apply for this training:
1. Attendance may be limited
2. First Come, First Serve Basis
3. Pre-registration is Required
4. Social Distancing may apply
5. If pre-registered and cannot attend, please be considerate and call to cancel

St James Parish West Bank Reception Center
2455 Hwy 18
Vacherie, LA
February 15, 2023
LDH Approval Pending

7:00am-8:00am — Registration
8:00am-8:30amIntroduction and Certification Rule:  LRWA Staff Member
8:30am-10:00am — PFAS:  Vijai Elango, LDH Central Office
10:00am-11:30am — PFAS Documentary:  The Devil We Know – Video
11:30am-12:00pm – PFAS Questions and Discussion
12:00pm-1:00pmLunch sponsored by: Reliant Water Technologies
1:00pm-2:00pmActivating Sludge in Lagoons:  Jerry Bidleman, Reliant Water Technologies
2:00pm-3:00pmEliminating FOG and H2S in Lift Stations:  Jerry Bidleman, Reliant Water Technologies
3:00pm-4:00pm — Energy Efficiency:  Kenny Daigle, LRWA/USDA Energy Efficiency Circuit Rider
4:00pm-4:45pm — Types of Wastewater Treatment:  Eric Mouton, LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
4:45pm-5:00pm — Questions & Evaluations

February 16, 2023
LDH has approved this training date for 8 credit hours in both Water & Wastewater. Course approval #: 66541.

7:00am-8:00am — Registration
8:00am-8:30amIntroductions and Certification Rule: LRWA Deputy Director or Other LRWA Staff
8:30am-9:30am — A Practical Guide to Breakpoint Chlorination: John Williams, LDH
9:30am-10:30am — Filtration – Turbidity: John Williams, LDH
10:30am-12:00pm — CT Disinfection: John Williams, LDH
12:00pm-1:00pmLunch sponsored by: Southeastern Tank, LLC
1:00pm-2:00pm — Water Storage Tank/Water Quality Solutions: Marc Nichols, Southeastern Tank, LLC
2:00pm-3:45pmWater Testing Kit Parameters: David Maxwell, Hach, Co (tentative)
3:45pm-4:45pm – Comparing Test Kit Operation and Maintenance:  Attendees are requested to bring their system’s portable water testing equipment for group demonstrations
4:45pm-5:00pm — Questions & 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.)


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