Small Systems Operator Training - Achieve/Maintain Compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act - Indiana Section American Water Works Association

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Small Systems Operator Training – Achieve/Maintain Compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act

August 12, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

This complimentary workshop is designed just for Small Systems!

Your utility faces day-to-day challenges providing reliable, safe drinking water for your customers while avoiding costly violations.  The Indiana Section is offering a FREE one-day workshop to help your utility learn about compliance with drinking water regulations and steps to avoid costly violations.  Workshop modules will also cover how to prevent microbial contaminants, and how to maintain optimal water quality including ways to optimize your system and reduce DBP’s. This workshop is made possible by funding through the USEPA and AWWA’s partner, the Rural Community Assistance Partnership.


AWWA is pleased to offer CEU credits for workshop attendance.  Individual registration is required.


Audience:  Operators, managers, or governing body of a small system.


What topics will be covered at the workshop?

  • Regulatory Review
    • Total Coliform Rule
    • Revised Total Coliform Rule
    • Groundwater Rule
    • Surface Water Treatment Rule
    • Stage 2 Disinfectants / Disinfection Byproducts Rule
    • Lead and Copper Rule
  • Microbial Contaminants
  • Distribution System Operation and Maintenance


Attend this workshop and you will be able to:

  • Achieve and maintain compliance with drinking water regulations and avoid costly violations;
  • Apply a multiple barrier approach for prevention of microbial contamination of your water;
  • Disinfect your water appropriately and inactivate microbial contaminants;
  • Manage distribution system infrastructure and disinfectant residuals to prevent microbial contamination;
  • Collect microbiological samples (and corresponding chlorine residual samples) without contaminating the samples;
  • Optimize treatment plant and distribution system operations to minimize DBP formation;
  • Evaluate the most appropriate in-plant or distribution system treatment alternative that helps minimize DBP formation; and
  • Describe the importance of the distribution system in maintaining water quality.

To register – follow the on-line link below or print the registration form.

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August 12, 2015
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Nappanee Public Library
157 N Main Street
Nappanee, IN 46550 United States
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