Free Trainings for Water/Wastewater Operators in 2017March 9, 2017 by Angela Traver
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.
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, MAY 3, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Hydraulic Control Valves for Water & Wastewater Utilities
Tim Blanton, Kentucky Rural Water Association
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
Jack Stickney, Kentucky Rural Water Association
THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m Sampling Procedures
Johnny Osborne, McCoy & McCoy Laboratories
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch Provided by PRIDE
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Water and Wastewater Analysis
Lance Williams, Hach Company
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Safe Drinking Water Act and Clean Water Act
Randall Kelley, Kentucky Rural Water Association
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.