San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
This workshop is worth up to 5 CEUs/RTCs for Illinois water operators.
Lunch will be provided.
In the Utility Management workshop, participants will learn the basics of managing a water or sewer utility to in order to develop technical, managerial and financial capacity. Through the technical capacity track, participants will learn about: management’s responsibility for operations; operator responsibilities; EPA’s role; operation and maintenance of systems; and existing and proposed rules and regulations. The managerial capacity track covers information on: regulatory and legal requirements; dealing with planning and emergencies; personnel and staffing issues; system policies and procedures; and security issues. Through the financial capacity track, participants will learn about: capital improvement planning; budgeting; rate-adjustments; record keeping; and replacement and emergency funds.
This workshop is being offered in partnership with the Rural Community Assistance Program (RCAP) and the Illinois Association of Community Action Agencies. The programs are designed specifically for water/wastewater operators, but are open to the general public. Each workshop is approved by the Illinois EPA for up to 5 hours of Renewal Training Credits for water operators.
Bud Mason, Illinois RCAP State Coordinator and a certified water and wastewater operator, will be instructing both workshops. Bud has 25 years of experience operating and managing water utilities in Illinois.
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