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September 22-23, 2021 — Natchitoches, LA — W/WW

September 22, 2021 - September 23, 2021

Maximum capacity has been reached. Walk-ins WILL NOT be allowed.
At this time LRWA has plans to move forward with this training. Please understand that the circumstances surrounding COVID19 and our contract requirements to abide by all state and federal mandates may result in changes and/or cancellations.

Thank you for your patience and understanding as we work through this difficult situation.

The following guidelines will apply for this training but may change if Governor Edwards' guideline for COVID19 change:
1. Facility capacity 75
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
MLK Recreation Center
660 Martin Luther King Jr Drive
Natchitoches, LA
September 22, 2021
LDH has approved this class for 8 hours of credit in both Water & Wastewater. Course Approval #64813.

7:00am-8:00am – Registration
8:00am–8:15amIntroduction:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
8:15am-9:15am — Operator Certification Rule: Tom Walton, LDH Operator Certification Unit
9:15am-10:15am — Lead & Copper Rule Updates:  Jeremy Harris, LDH/OPH Central Office Staff
10:15am-11:00am — Disinfection and Disinfectant By-products (Stage 1 & 2):  Sean Nolan, LDH/OPH Central Office Staff
11:00am-12:00pm — Safe Drinking Water Regulations Updates:  Caryn Benjamin, LDH/OPH Deputy Chief Engineer
12:00pm–1:00pm – Lunch sponsored by: CoBank
1:00pm-1:30pm — CoBank Presentation:  by LRWA Staff
1:30pm-2:45pm — Ground Water:  Johan Forsman, LDH/OPH Central Office
2:45pm-3:45pm — Cross Connection Control:  Barbara Featherston, LDH District 4 Engineer
3:45pm-4:45pm — Revised Total Coliform Rule:  Floyd Smith, LDH District Compliance Officer, District 4
4:45pm-5:00pm — Questions and Discussion

September 23, 2021
LDH has approved this class for 8 hours of credit in both Water & Wastewater. Course Approval #64812.

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 — Water Loss the Silent Impact:  Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & LRWA/EPA Training Specialist
9:00am-10:00am — Chemical Certification and Dosing: Barbara Featherston, LDH District 3 Engineer
10:00am-11:00am — Meter Reading Technologies: Gary Ragusa, Aqua-Metric Sales Company
11:00am-12:00pm — Pipe Joint Restraint Fittings and Pipe Bursting Presentation: Colin Corcoran, Area Manager, Romac Industries
12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch sponsored by: Coburn Supply – Pineville
1:00pm-2:00pm — Pressure Monitoring and Solutions:  M&H I-Hydrants: David Bobby, M&H Kennedy Valve
2:00pm-3:00pm Transforming the Leak Adjustment Process to Deliver an Exceptional Customer Experience:  Dantario Dansby, Serveline by Homeserve
3:00pm-4:45 pm — Data Driven Decisions, Who Has the Info? — Rusty Reeves, LRWA Deputy Director & Training Specialist
4:45pm-5:00pm – Questions and Discussion

Please note:  LRWA Training Sessions are a “Firearm 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.


September 22, 2021
September 23, 2021
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