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February 7 – Abita Springs – 8 Hours – *Management Training – W/WW

February 7, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm CST

February 7, 2017Abita Springs Town Hall (note: this is a new location, previous location was Mandeville)
22161 Level Street
Abita Springs, LA 70420

(LDH has approved this training for 8 hours of continuing education units/credit hours in both Water and Wastewater) (Course Approval #: 53822)

7:00am-8:00am – Sign-in/Registration
8:00am-8:15am – Introductions and Workshop Objectives
8:15am-8:45am – Session 1: Overview of Key Management Areas (Presentation of Key Management Areas & Group Discussion of Other Important Management Areas for Sustainability)
8:45am-9:40am – Session 2: Explanation of “Sustainable Management Self-Assessment”, Utility Self-Assessment Exercise, and Table Discussion among Participants about Results
9:40am-10:40am – Session 3: Plenary Discussion – Self Assessment Results
10:40am-12:00pm – Pump Operation & Maintenance: Glenn Cooper, J. H. Wright & Associates
12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch sponsored by: J H Wright & Associates
1:00pm-1:45pm – Session 4: Table Exercise – Improving Outcomes (each table completes an improvement worksheet for one low achievement/high priority management area)
1:45pm-2:15pm – Session 5a: Plenary Discussion – Practices, Tools, and Measures: Results (report and discuss findings)
2:15pm-3:30pm – Session 5b: Plenary Discussion – 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)
3:30pm-4:15pm – What is Your System’s Public Image & Improving Your Public Image
4:15pm-5:00pm – Session 6: Feedback Session (participants complete workshop evaluation form)

All presentations will be conducted by Rusty Reeves, CET- LRWA Deputy Director & EPA Training Specialist and other LRWA Staff unless indicated otherwise.

*Management Training as outlined in LAC 48: Part V. 7707-7719 — “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 the 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/owners 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.”

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February 7, 2017
7:00 am - 5:00 pm CST
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