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January 13 & 14, 2021 – Welsh – W/WW

January 13, 2021 - January 14, 2021

January 14th has reached maximum capacity. Please understand that if you register for the 14th, you will be placed on a waiting list and contacted on a first come, first serve basis as space becomes available.

The following guidelines will apply for this training in accordance with Governor Edwards’ COVID19 regulations:
1. Attendance will be limited to 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

Welsh Community Center
101 Palmer
Welsh, LA
January 13, 2021
LDH has approved this training for 4 credit hours in both Water & Wastewater. Course Approval #63789.


12:30pm-1:00pm — Registration
1:00pm-2:15pm —
Management Practices/Defining Responsibilities:  Ken Terry, LRWA/USDA Wastewater Technician & Trainer
2:15pm-3:45pm — Financial Practices:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director
3:45pm-4:30pm — State & Federal Regulations for Public Water Systems:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director
4:30pm-5:00pm — Technical:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director

*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.”


January 14, 2021
LDH has approved this training for 8 credit hours in both Water & Wastewater. Course Approval #63790.

7:00am-8:00am — Registration
8:00am-8:15amIntroduction and Certification Rule: Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
8:15am-9:15am — AWIA Risk & Resiliency Requirements: Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
9:15am-9:45am — Act 292 of 2018 Requirements – Complaints Logs & Flushing Program Requirements: Dillan Crawford, LDH Region 4, Engineer Intern 2
9:45am-10:30am — Sanitary Surveys and Significant Deficiencies – How to Respond to the Survey Letter: Steven Joubert, LDH District 3, District Engineer
10:30am-11:00am — Issuing and Rescinding Boil Advisories: Solomon Angwafo, LDH Region 5, Engineer Intern 2
11:00am–12:00pm — Selection and Maintenance of Water Storage Tanks: Marc Nichols, Southeastern Tanks, Inc
12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch sponsored by: Southeastern Tank, Inc
1:00pm-2:00pm — Locating Water Lines with Ground Penetrating Radar:  LRWA Staff
2:00pm-3:00pm — Source Water Protection Plan Updates: Susan Robbins, LRWA/USDA FSA Source Water Protection Specialist
3:00pm-4:00pm — Emergency Response Past Experiences and Preparations: This will be a panel type discussion comprised of 2 to 3 attendees and LRWA Staff and will be moderated by Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
4:00pm-4:45pm — Data Driven Decisions: Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
4:45pm5:00pmQuestions & Evaluations

Please note:  LRWA Training Sessions are a “Fire Arm 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.

In registering for January 14th, I understand that I will be placed on a waiting list to be contacted when/if space becomes available.

(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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