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August 28, 2018; Rensselaer; Water- What Do You Know? The Basics
August 28, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
**IDEM approved 6 technical water hours**
Whether you are new to the industry or need a refresher, this workshop will cover the basics of water operations and regulations. This can also build upon your existing training and education for the operator certification exam. Each attendee will receive a copy of the training slides. A “Beyond The Basics” workshop will be conducted next year as a continuation.
Hydrological (water) Cycle
Overview of Safe Drinking Water Act
IDEM and the Drinking Water Branch
Water System Classifications
Operator Certifications / Qualifications
Regulations and Responsibilities
Basic Water Sampling
Positive Total Coliform Procedures
Source Water Protection
Other Sampling Requirements
Pumps and Meters
Distribution System Flushing
Cross Connections and Backflow
State / Federal Contacts