Eastern Kentucky PRIDE

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Free Trainings for Water/Wastewater Operators in 2017

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

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

The two-day workshops are free, and lunch will be provided both days. Continuing education hours will be award.

DATES/LOCATIONS

MAY 3-4, 2017

Bell/Whitley Community Action Agency

129 N. Pine Street

Pineville, KY  40977

JUNE 7-8, 2017

Cumberland Valley Area Development District

342 Old Whitley Road

London, KY 40744

JULY 26-27, 2017

Breathitt County Fire Station #2

333 Broadway Street

Jackson, KY 41339

AGENDA AT A GLANCE

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – “Pipeline Materials, Pipe Repair, Coupling, and Restraining Methods for Sewer Force Main and Drinking Water Mains” by Mike Rullo, Smith Blair

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Lunch Provided by PRIDE

12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – “Workplace Safety: Confined Space Entry, Lock-Out/Tag Out, and Trench Safety” by Steve Capps, Kentucky Rural Water Association

THURSDAY, JULY 27, 2017

8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m – “Sampling Procedures” by Johnny Osborne, McCoy & McCoy Laboratories

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – “What to Look for in a Laboratory” by Johnny Osborne, McCoy & McCoy Laboratories

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Lunch Provided by PRIDE

12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – “Source Water Protection in Kentucky” by Jack Stickney, Kentucky Rural Water Association

CONTINUING EDUCATION

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 by the Department of Local Government.

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.

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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