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October 15 & 16, 2019 — Alexandria, LA — 3rd Annual Fall Mini Management Conference & Exhibition Show — W/WW

October 15 @ 9:00 am - October 16 @ 12:00 pm CDT

$200.00 – $250.00
Hotel Bentley
200 Desoto Street
Alexandria, LA 71301
318-442-2226
This conference is designed for water and wastewater system decision makers such as board members, management personnel and office personnel.
LDH has approved this mini conference for 12 CEUs in both Water & Wastewater. Course approval #60259.

October 14, 2019
2:00pm-4:30pm – Exhibitor Registration
(optional)

October 15, 2019
9:00am-10:00am – Registration
10:00am-10:15am Introductions & SDWA Information:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA/EPA Training Specialist & LRWA Deputy Director
10:15am-11:00am – Panel Discussion – Water and Wastewater System Funding Solutions: Panelists include: Leslie Durham, Delta Regional Authority and Rural Water Infrastructure Committee; Dr. Carrie Castille or Tony Matlock, USDA Rural Development; Joel McKenzie, LDH/DWRLF; Sierra TraBeau, LDEQ/SRF; Traci Watts, La Division of Administration and Michael Griffiths, CoBank
11:00am-11:15am – Networking:  Sharing Experiences & Visiting Exhibitors
11:15am- 12:00pm – Bid Law Requirements:  Erin C. Day, Assistant Attorney General, La Attorney General’s Office
12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch:  Will be Furnished

After lunch there will be two different agenda options available.  OPTION 1 will be the Mini Conference General Agenda.   OPTION 2 will be the Cross-Connection Control Plan Implementation Agenda.  In the registration process you will need to select the option that you would like so that LRWA will have a count of the number of manuals needed for the CCC Training.  It is also requested that you remain in the same selection both on the afternoon of October 15th and on October 16th.

OPTION 1 – Mini Conference General Agenda
1:00pm-1:30pm – Open Meeting LawsLauryn Sudduth, La Attorney General’s Office
1:30pm-2:00pm – Article 7 Section 14 of the State Constitution with Focus on Water Bills:  Justin Lester, La Attorney General’s Office
2:00pm-2:15pm – Networking:  Sharing Experiences & Visiting Exhibitors
2:15pm-3:00pm – Water System Reporting and Record Keeping:  Hannah Beatty, LDH Region 7 Engineer Manager
3:00pm-3:15pm – Networking:  Sharing Experiences & Visiting Exhibitors
3:15pm-4:00pm – LDH Updates/Boil Advisory Issue Procedures:  James Monroe, LDH Region 6  Engineer Manager and Maintaining a Complaint LogBrent Bouy, LDH Engineer
4:00pm-4:15pm – Networking:  Sharing Experiences & Visiting Exhibitors
4:15pm-5:00pm – Websites and Social Media – How to Communicate the Good, the Bad and the Ugly:
  Shelly Howay and Shannon Farmer, Rural Water Impact
5:00pm-7:00pm – Networking and Social Event

OPTION 2 – Cross-Connection Control Plan Implementation Agenda
1:00pm-1:15pm – Introductions and Purpose
1:15pm-1:45pm – Elements of a CCC/BFP Program
1:45pm-2:00pm – Authority – State & Federal Regulations
2:00pm-2:30pm – Basic BF/CC Theory & Concepts
2:30pm-3:00pm – Plumbing Code Review
3:00pm-3:30pm – Ordinances & Service Agreements
3:30pm-4:00pm – Program Goals & Summary of Task
4:00pm-5:00pm – Implementation of Program
5:00pm-7:00pm – Networking and Social Event

Susan Robbins, LRWA/USDA Source Water Protection Specialist will be the instructor for Option 2 unless otherwise noted.

October 16, 2019
OPTION 1, continued – Mini Conference General Agenda
8:00am-8:40am – Automated Meter Reading:  Ricky Rufinno, Core & Main
8:40am-9:00am – Networking:  Sharing Experiences & Visiting Exhibitors
9:00am-9:40am – Selecting an Engineer, Your Engineer’s Role in the Project and What to Expect from Your Engineer:  John French, KSA
9:40am-10:00am – Networking:  Sharing Experiences & Visiting Exhibitors
10:00am-11:00am – DEQ Criminal Investigations:  Ryan Brignac, LaDEQ Criminal Investigation Unit
11:00am11:45amEPA/USDA RD Joint Effective Utility Management Training – Ten Key Management Areas:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA/EPA Training Specialist & LRWA Deputy Director and Ken Terry, LRWA/USDA RD Wastewater Technician & Trainer
11:45am-12:00pm – Evaluations

OPTION 2, continued –  Cross-Connection Control Plan Implementation Agenda
8:00am-8:15am – Public Education & Operator Training
8:15am-8:45am – Intro to Conducting Hazard Surveys
8:45am-9:15am – Record Keeping & On-going Management
9:15am-9:30am – Certified Testers
9:30am-9:45am – Cost Recovery
9:45am-10:00am – Incident Response
10:00am-10:30am – Sample Letters, Questionnaires & Related Forms
10:30am-11:15am – Hazard Survey’s (What to Look For)
11:15am-11:45am – Overview, Summary & Discussion
11:45am-12:00pm – Closing Ceremonies

Susan Robbins, LRWA/USDA Source Water Protection Specialist will be the instructor for Option 2 unless otherwise noted.

Room Block - Hotel Bentley

Hotel Reservation Information:

Hotel Bentley
318-442-2226
$98 + tax for King or Single Room
Ask for the LRWA discount rate

Details

Start:
October 15 @ 9:00 am
End:
October 16 @ 12:00 pm
Cost:
$200.00 – $250.00

Tickets

92 available
Member - Class Registration - Option 1 General Agenda$200.00
99 available
Member - Class Registration - Option 2 CCC Plan Implementation$200.00
99 available
Non Member - Class Registration - Option 1 General Agenda$250.00
100 available
Non Member - Class Registration - Option 2 CCC Plan Implementation$250.00
99 available
Member - Exhibitor Registration$200.00
100 available
Non Member - Exhibitor Registration$250.00
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