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October 12-15, 2020 – Alexandria – 32 Hour Water and Wastewater Certification Training Review

October 12, 2020 - October 15, 2020

$375.00 – $535.00
Mini-Management Fall Conference

LRWA will be following all state COVID-19 guidelines to ensure everyone’s safety.  

32 Hour Water Level 1 & 2 Class (A) - Dennis McGehee, Instructor - Course Approval #61334
32 Hour Water Level 1 & 2 Class (B) - J.W. Hellums, Instructor - Course Approval #63440
32 Hour Water Level 3 & 4 Class - Vern Breland, Instructor - Course Approval #61335

32 Hour Wastewater Level 1 & 2 Class - Scott Finney, Instructor - Course Approval #61336
32 Hour Wastewater Level 3 & 4 Class - Michael Thompson, Instructor - Course Approval #61337

Hotel Bentley
200 Desoto Street; Alexandria, LA 71301
Call 318-442-2226 for hotel reservations
Holiday Inn Downtown
701 4th Street; Alexandria, LA 71301
Call 318-541-8333 for hotel reservations
LRWA Registration Desk

1st floor at the Hotel Bentley (200 Desoto Street) in Alexandria, LA

Sunday 1:00pm-4:00pm — RECOMMENDED (to avoid long lines and missing class time on Monday)

Open Monday at 7:00am

You will receive our scannable name badge at the registration desk. This badge must be always be worn.  As in the past, you will need to scan in and out of class as well as the Meet and Greet (Tuesday evening) to receive full credit hours.

We will direct you to class location (Holiday Inn Downtown or the Hotel Bentley)

Meal Information
Class Schedule

Monday, October 12th
Breakfast on your own
Lunch from 12pm-1pm – LRWA will provide
Dinner on your own

Tuesday, October 13th
Breakfast on your own
Lunch from 12pm-1pm – LRWA will provide
Meet & Greet with exhibitors 4pm-6pm (Finger foods and beverages will be provided. You will receive credit hours for attending.)

Wednesday, October 14th
Breakfast on your own
Lunch from 12pm-1pm – LRWA will provide
Dinner on your own

Thursday, October 15th
Breakfast on your own
Lunch from 12pm-1pm – LRWA will provide
Dinner on your own


Monday, October 12th from 8am-5pm
Tuesday, October 13th from 8am-5pm
Wednesday, October 14th from 8am-5pm
Thursday, October 15th from 8am-5pm

Breaks will be provided throughout the day.
Designated times will be provided to visit the exhibitors.

Tuesday Exhibitor Meet & Greet from 4pm-6pm is part of your class time for credit hours
Certification Class Registration Deadline is October 1st at noon!
CLASS Registration Information
LDH has approved the classes for 32 credit hours

These training courses are provided for those interested in becoming certified or advancing certification levels in Water (Production, Treatment and Distribution) or Wastewater (Treatment and Collection). Courses have been approved by Louisiana Department of Health.

You can only take one class (Water or Wastewater) as they are held in different classrooms at the same time (Monday-Thursday from 8:00am-5:00pm).  

The Water & Wastewater Need-to-Know can be found at:

The instructor will provide class manual/handouts for review/studying during class.  Other study material/manuals may be brought to class as additional study aids.  If you wish to purchase the California Manuals directly, please click on the below links.

Water Manuals:                          Wastewater Manuals:

Seating priority will be given to those taking exam!  Classroom size is limited; please mail registration form and payment early to reserve a seat. Registration will close when the seating limit has been met. Don’t forget to make hotel reservations, if needed.

LRWA will be following all state COVID-19 guidelines to ensure the safety of students.  

Certification Class Cancellation/Refund Policy

LRWA will charge a $100.00 processing fee for All Cancellations. Rather than cancel, consider sending a substitute.
Refunds will not be issued after October 1st.

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

EXAM Application Instructions/Information
Friday, October 16, 2020
Will be split in two groups. A = 8am-12pm and B = 1pm-5pm

Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) states that pre-approval is REQUIRED for ALL certification exams, therefore pre-application must be submitted to their office at least 30 days or more prior to the exam date.  NO walk-ons allowed.  Exam Application can be completed through this link 

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, the August, September and October Exams have been changed to Open Exams. Limited seating is available at these locations. Exam attendees will be split into two sessions, A and B, based on the total number of operators testing. Applications must be submitted 30-days prior to the test date.

Masks must be worn at all exam locations for entry into testing site.

UPDATE:  Get your exam applications in early (do it now), limited number of people (50) allow in room to take the exam.  Per LDH, seating for the exam will be on a first come first serve basis, depending on when exam application is received.  LDH stated mask must be worn during exam.

EXAM APPLICATION should be sent to
          Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), Attn:  Certification Office 

Mail:  P.O. Box 4489, Bin 10 Box 6, Baton Rouge, LA 70821-4489
Fax:   225-342-7494

Questions regarding exam(s) please contact LDH at 225-342-7508.

Click Here for EXAM Application pdf Click Here for ONLINE EXAM Application

Exam Applications and Class Registrations are two different forms

EXAM Application = LDH in Baton Rouge
CLASS Registration = LRWA in Kinder

Online CLASS registration/ticket located below

Hotel Bentley

Holiday Inn Downtown

Online registration/tickets available below

Make checks or money orders payable to
La Rural Water Association; Conference Dept; PO Box 180; Kinder, LA 70648

We also accept credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) payments.  There is 4% credit card convenience fee added to all credit card purchases.

You may email or fax 337-738-5620 your completed PDF form.

Schedule 3


October 12, 2020
October 15, 2020
$375.00 – $535.00


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