Workshop Summaries

Wastewater Workshop Summaries


Safety in Wastewater Systems
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Wastewater Facilities Management
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Biological Treatment
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Activated Sludge Treatment
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Exam Preparation
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Advanced Treatment
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NPDES Reporting
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Lagoon Systems
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Wastewater Math
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This two day workshop provides instruction in general mathematics and the specific equations used in all four wastewater classifications such as: Area, Volume, Population Equivalents, Detention Time, Pounds, Percent Removal, Sludge Age and more. The session is divided into two groups with Class I and II in one group and Class III and IV in a second group. The two days are not only a good refresher for certified operators but very beneficial to those preparing to take an exam. Be sure to bring pencils and a calculator!!

MWPCOA Short Course
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MSRWA Workshop
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Laboratory Procedures
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Wastewater Disinfection
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Introduction to Laboratory Procedures
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Collection System Management
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Biosolids Management
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Wastewater Systems Security
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Incident Command System (ICS)
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This one day workshop is presented through a grant from EPA for small municipal system security. Many incidents, whether major or minor, disasters and major emergencies require response from a number of different agencies. Regardless of size or the agencies involved in an incident, all require good management to ensure an effective response and efficient, safe use of resources. Common terminology is essential in any emergency management system, especially when diverse agencies are involved. When agencies have slightly different meanings for terms, it can lead to confusion and inefficiency. ICS takes accepted business practices and applies them to emergency response.

Federal laws require use of ICS for persons responding to hazardous materials incidents.

This workshop will introduce Public Works Employees to ICS structure, terminology and implementation.