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Free Water/Wastewater Training

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ABOUT THE JUNE 2-3 WORKSHOP IN GRAYSON

PRIDE is pleased to partner with the Kentucky Rural Water Association to present a free training workshop for elected officials, drinking water professionals, and wastewater professionals, thanks to a grant from USDA Rural Development. The worskshop is targeted to the 42 counties served by PRIDE.

The objective is to help attendees better perform their roles and enhance the operations at their facilities.

The workshop is free, and lunch will be provided both days.

Operators will be granted credit for actual time attending the sessions. The maximum number of training credit hours each day will be six (6) hours. The maximum number of training credit hours for the two-day course will be twelve (12) hours.

Local government officials may earn continuing education hours, pending approval of a request that has been submitted to the Department of Local Government.

REGISTRATION FOR FEBRUARY 5-6 WORKSHOP

Registration is now open for the February 5-6 workshop, which will be held at: LKLP Community Action Council, Inc., Perry County Job Site, 412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, KY 41701. The registration deadline is January 30.

Space is limited. Registrants will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Priority will be given to registrants from the 42-county PRIDE service area.

To register, please call KRWA at 270.843.2291.

AGENDA: FEBRUARY 5

8:30 am – 9:30 am — “Energy Savings Performance Contracting” by Greg Copley and Candy Hammond, UK Center for Applied Energy Research; and Harry Carver, Office of State Grants, Department for Local Government
9:30 am – 11:30 am —  “Laboratory Analysis for Water and Wastewater” by Ted Simmons, Hach Company
11:30 am – 12:30 pm — Lunch provided
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm — “Operator Responsibilities” by Steve Capps, Kentucky Rural Water Association
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm — “Pumps for Water and Wastewater” by Al Buechele, R. A. Ross & Associates, Inc.

AGENDA: FEBRUARY 6

8:30 am – 11:30 am — “Source Water Protection” by Jack Stickney, Kentucky Rural Water Association
11:30 am – 12:30 pm — Lunch provided
12:30 pm – 2:30 pm — “Sampling Procedures” by Johnny Osborne, McCoy & McCoy Laboratories, Inc.
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm — “What to Look for in a Laboratory” by Johnny Osborne, McCoy & McCoy Laboratories, Inc.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

PRIDE/KRWA will present two more free workshops in 2015. Check back for agendas and registration details.

  • March 3-4 — Somerset Water Treatment Plant, 5400 S. Hwy. 27, Somerset 42501. CEU:
    – March 3: 6 CEUs for Advanced Water Treatment Processes
    – March 4: 6 CEUs Water and Waste Water Operators
  • June 2-3 — Kentucky Christian University, Wayne B. Smith Center, Room 127, 100 Academic Parkway, Grayson 41143. CEU: 6 CEUs per day for water and wastewater operators

FUNDED BY A GRANT FROM USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT

This material is based upon work supported under a grant by the Utilities Programs, United States Department of Agriculture. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in the material are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Rural Utilities Service.

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