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Socorro: Water Operator Boot Camp

New Mexico Rural Water Association

Monday, January 14, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 5:00 PM (MST)

Socorro: Water Operator Boot Camp

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Day 1: Nonmember Ended $115.00 $0.00
Day 2: Nonmember Ended $115.00 $0.00
Day 3: Nonmember Ended $115.00 $0.00
Day 4: Nonmember Ended $115.00 $0.00
All Days: Nonmember Ended $460.00 $0.00
Day 1: NMRWA Member Ended $75.00 $0.00
Day 2: NMRWA Member Ended $75.00 $0.00
Day 3: NMRWA Member Ended $75.00 $0.00
Day 4: NMRWA Member Ended $75.00 $0.00
All Days: NMRWA Member | Early Bird Ended $250.00 $0.00
All Days: NMRWA Member Ended $300.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Water System Sampler & Operations Exam Prep Training

January 14-15-16-17, 2013

 

Socorro City Council Chambers       111 School of Mines      Socorro 87801

 

Instructor:  Peter Nathanson, NMRWA

       

        Monday – January 14, 2013                                  (7.5 training credits)

 

7:45 am

Registration

2:00 pm

Organic Sampling

8:00 am

Operator Certification Program Facts

3:00 pm

Inorganic Sampling

8:30 am

Introduction to Sampling

3:30 pm

Radiological Sampling

9:00 am

Safe Drinking Water Act Regulations

4:00 pm

Laboratory & Chain-of-Custody Forms

11:00 am

Microbiological Sampling

4:30 pm

Study Guide Appendices

12:00 pm

Lunch (on your own)

5:00 pm

End of Session

1:00 pm

Measuring Chlorine Residual

 

 

 

       Tuesday – January 15, 2013                                  (7.5 training credits)

 

7:45 am

Registration

1:00 pm

Pumps and Motors

8:00 am

Disinfection

3:00 pm

Break

10:00 am

Break

3:15 pm

Groundwater Hydrology and Wells

10:15 am

Distribution Systems

5:00 pm

End of Session

12:00 pm

Lunch (on your own)

 

 

 

       Wednesday – January 16, 2013                                      (7.5 training credits)

 

7:45 am

Registration

12:00 pm

Lunch (on your own)

8:00 am

Problem Set-Up, Equations, Unit Analysis

1:00 pm

Pressure and Head

8:30 am

Electricity & Temperature

2:00 pm

Head Loss

9:00 am

Area and Volume

3:00 pm

Break

10:00 am

Break

3:15 pm

Pumps & Power

10:15 am

Detention Time & Velocity

4:30 pm

Loading & Overflow Rates

11:15 am

Chemical Dosage & Percent Strength

5:00 pm

End of Session

 

        Thursday – January 17, 2013                                (7.5 training credits)

 

7:45 am

Registration

1:00 pm

Stage 1 and 2 DBP Rules

8:00 am

Surface Water Characteristics

2:00 pm

Managing for DBP Reduction

10:00 am

Break

3:00 pm

Break

10:15 am

SWT Overview

3:15 pm

Understanding CT

11:00 am

SWT Rules

4:00 pm

CT Calculations

12:00 pm

Lunch (on your own)

5:00 pm

End of Session

 

NMRWA Members:  $  75/day, or $250 for all 4 days if registered 3 weeks prior to class

         Nonmembers:  $115/day

 

The Monday session will provide the content needed for the NM Sampling Technician I or II exam, and is suitable for operators looking for a review of sampling and regulations topics. Course content includes material from the NM Water Sampling Certification Study Guide, available for free download from the New Mexico Rural Water Association website, http://www.nmrwa.org/exams.php, or for $10 at the training.

 

Tuesday is suitable for operators who want an introduction to or review of the basics of drinking water system operations.

 

Wednesday will include a review of drinking water operator math with lots of example problems explained in detail.

 

Thursday is suitable for operators who want to build on their already strong foundation in drinking water treatment, operators who want to work towards their Level 3 or 4 certification and operators who want to learn more about turbidity removal for system optimization and DBP reduction.

 

Copies of the NM Water Systems Operator Certification Study Guides are available for free download from http://www.nmrwa.org/exams.php, or for $15 at the training.

 

Training presentations are available for free download at http://www.nmrwa.org/trsources.php.

 

Please bring calculator and paper for the math session.

Have questions about Socorro: Water Operator Boot Camp? Contact New Mexico Rural Water Association

When & Where


Socorro City Council Chambers
111 School of Mines
Socorro, NM 87801

Monday, January 14, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 5:00 PM (MST)


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New Mexico Rural Water Association

New Mexico Rural Water Association is a non-profit membership organization that provides the highest quality training and technical assistance to rural water and wastewater utilities throughout New Mexico, and represents the legislative and regulatory interests of our members.

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