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October 20, 21 & 22, 2020 – Natchitoches (moved from Mansfield) – W/WW

October 20, 2020 - October 22, 2020

Please note that this training was previously scheduled for Mansfield, however, due to unforeseen circumstances, has had to be moved to Natchitoches.

The following guidelines will apply for this training in accordance with Governor Edwards’ Phase 3 of COVID19:
1. Facility capacity 60
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 unable to attend, please be considerate and call to cancel

Martin Luther King Recreation Community Center
660 Martin Luther King Jr Drive
Natchitoches, LA
October 20, 2020
LDH has approved this training for 4 credit hours in both Water & Wastewater. Course approval #: 63462

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


Agenda Pending

*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.”


October 21, 2020
LDH has approved this training for 8 credit hours in both Water & Wastewater. Course approval #: 63461

7:00am-8:00am — Registration
8:00am-8:15am – Introductions:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director and LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
8:15am-9:15am – Fluoride:  T. Jay Ray, Louisiana Oral Health Program
9:15am-10:00am — Act 292 — Complaint Log and Flushing Presentation:  James Monroe, LDH Engineer, Region VI
10:00am-11:00am — Issuing and Rescinding Boil Advisories:  Floyd Smith, LDH Compliance Officer, District 4 
11:00am-12:00pm — Sanitary Surveys and Significant Deficiencies:  Brent Bouy, LDH Engineer Manager, Region IV
12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch sponsored by Southeastern Tank, Inc
1:00pm-1:30pm — Selection and Maintenance of Water Storage Tanks: Marc Nichols, Southeastern Tanks, Inc
1:30pm-2:15pm — Stage 2 Disinfectant/Disinfection Byproducts Rule:  Daniella Besse, LDH Central Office Staff
2:15pm-3:00pm — Lead & Copper Rule:  Jeremy Harris, LDH Central Office Staff
3:00pm-4:00pm — Cross Connection Control:  Hannah Beatty, LDH Engineer Manager, Region VII
4:00pm-4:45pm — Revised Total Coliform Rule (RTCR):  Level 1 and Level 2 Assessments:  Danny Mortimer, LDH Sanitarian District 4
4:45pm – 5:00pm — Questions and Discussion

October 22, 2020
LDH has approved this training for 8 credit hours in both Water & Wastewater. Course approval #: 63460

7:00am-8:00am – Registration
8:00am-8:15amIntroduction and Certification Rule: Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
8:15am-9:00am— AWIA Risk & Resiliency Requirements: Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
9:00am-10:00am – Locating Water Lines with Ground Penetrating Radar:  LRWA Staff
10:00am-11:00am — Proper Generator Sizing and Applications:  John Ronza, RP Power
11:00am-12:00pm — Proper Generator Preventative Maintenance:  Chase Schieffler, RP Power
12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch sponsored by:  RP Power
1:00pm-2:00pm — Aging Water System Infrastructure Options: Blake Fogleman, LDH Infrastructure Engineer
2:00pm-3:00pmSource Water Protection Plan Updates:  Susan Robbins, LRWA/USDA FSA Source Water Protection Specialist
3:00pm-4:00pm– Emergency Response Recent Storm Reviews: This will be a panel type discussion comprised of 2 to 3 attendees and LRWA Staff and 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
4:45pm – 5:00pm – Questions & Evaluations


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

These seminars involves training at off-site facilities which are neither owned nor controlled by LRWA.  Registrant acknowledges that LRWA and its employees do not assume responsibility for the condition of the off-site facilities nor guarantee the safety of registrants at the off-site facilities.  Registrant agrees to hold LRWA and its employees harmless from all claims for injuries arising from conditions present at the off-site facilities.

(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.)


October 20, 2020
October 22, 2020
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