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September 27 – Oakdale – *Management Training – 8 hours – W/WW
September 27, 2016 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
September 27, 2016Mowad Civic Center205 S. 10th StreetOakdale, LA 71463 (8 hours of CEUs have been approved in both Water & Wastewater by LA DHH) 7:00am-8:00am – Sign-in/Registration8:00am-8:15am – Introductions and Workshop Objectives8:15am-8:45am – Session 1: Overview of Key Management Areas (Presentation of Key Management Areas & Group Discussion of Other Important Management Areas for Sustainability)
8:45am-9:45am – Session 2: Explanation of “Sustainable Management Self-Assessment”, Utility Self-Assessment Exercise, and Table Discussion among Participants about Results
9:45am-10:00am – Session 3: Plenary Discussion – Self Assessment Results
10:00am-11:00am – Session 4: Table Exercise – Improving Outcomes (each table completes an improvement worksheet for one low achievement/high priority management area)
11:00am-12:00pm – Federal Enforcement of Environmental Law: Maureen Kennedy, Environmental Protection Agency
12:00pm-1:00pm – Lunch sponsored by: Southern Pipe, Jeff Warrington
1:00pm-2:00pm – Automatic Flushing and Sampling Stations: Southern Pipe
2:00pm-2:30pm – Session 5a: Plenary Discussion – Practices, Tools, and Measures: Results (report and discuss findings)
2:30pm-4:00pm – Session 5b: Plenary Discussion – Practices: Results (Synthesis of Table Discussion Results, Local Assistance Available in Key Management Areas, Presentation of Additional Tips, Tools, and Measurement, Reflections: Key Lessons Learned and Near Term Steps, and Discuss System Management Improvement Plan)
4:00pm-5:00pm – Session 6: Feedback Session (participants complete workshop evaluation form)
All presentations will be conducted by Ken Terry, LRWA/USDA Wastewater Technician and Trainer and other LRWA Staff unless indicated otherwise.
*Management Training – As outlined in LAC 48: Part V. 7707-7719. “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 the 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/owners 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.”
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