This 4.5 day course combines the introductory and second level water distribution disciplines, providing the basic knowledge and advanced appreciation of water distribution practices. Focusing on the practical aspects of construction, operation and maintenance of water distribution systems. Recommended for operators who maintain a facility classified as WD-I / II.
The course is followed by an EOCP examination for categories such as Water Distribution OIT, Level 1 or 2.
**Note: Certification exams require separate application 3 weeks in advance. Please contact the Environmental Operator Certification Program to register**
Course covers material suitable for new operators as well as those who require a refresher before attempting the Level I or Level II certification exam. Please visit http://jamesonwater.com/wp-site/event/wastewater-collections-level-ii/ for more details.
Please join our industry and technology specialists as they explore a variety of topics focused on Innovative Industry Solutions and Process Automation Best Practices.
7:00am – 8:00am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00am – 4:30pm
Education Seminars throughout the day.
Lunch to be provided.
21 Education Seminars are being offered – to view the complete list of seminars and their descriptions
please click the ‘Seminar Listing’ link below.
Length: 4.5 day(s)
Times: 8:00am to 4:30pm
This 4.5 day course is designed for the operators who are or will be responsible for the operations of the disinfection process or processes. This hands-on and theoretical study course will provide the operator with a complete understanding, and the ability to apply and analyze the purpose, procedures, mathematical equations, operation and maintenance of the disinfection processes (existing, new or up and coming) for water and wastewater systems through classroom study and hands-on labs. Course topics are:
- Disinfection Basics – Re-enforce the principles of disinfection
- Chlorine – Understand the principles, application and safety aspects of chlorine gas
- Chlorine Compounds – Identify and understand the concepts and applications for chlorine compound
- Ultra Violet – Understand the principles, application and safety aspects of ultraviolet
- Ozonation – Discuss the principles, application and safety aspects of Ozonation
- Additional Processes – Discuss and identify the other processes that are utilized for disinfection
This 4.5 day course is designed to prepare the participants to write their Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) exam for Water Distribution Level 1 or 2 (required by the Yukon Government Drinking Water Regulation).
The course provides a basic knowledge of water distribution practices and focuses on the practical aspects of system construction, operation and maintenance
This course is especially recommended for prospective or Level 1 Water Distribution operators, and is relevant to health professionals, supervisors, technicians and homeowners involved and/or interested in water quality.
Accepted as Core for WD – SWS – For 3.00 CEUs
Provider: Yukon College
This course is typically offered every year at Ayamdigut.
Attendees need to bring steel toed boots
This locally-delivered workshop will introduce you to the challenges and responsibilities of your role, help you to assess potential risk areas within your system, and highlight additional tools and resources to help you identify and address these risks.
- To raise awareness, enhance your knowledge, foster supportive linkages (people & resources) and formulate initial “beginning step” improvement actions aimed at increasing technical, managerial and financial capacity of small water systems.
- To encourage “informed decision making” that advances financial sustainability, operational resilience and public safety.
- Network and connect with others facing similar challenges, benefit from their experiences, and share your expertise.
Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Time: 9:00 am to 4:30pm Location: Garibaldi Room, Howe Sound Inn, 37801 Cleveland Avenue, BC
Details: No fee, morning coffee & lunch provided
EOCP Credit: Accepted as Core for WD – WT – SWS – For 0.60 CEUs https://crm.eocp.ca/Courses/CourseOffering/a71d851e-bba1-4d5c-9c9d-4976723adf5c
Water Treatment 101
Why it Matters – The Cost of Getting it Wrong Some
Key Factors Impacting Success
The Regulatory Landscape
The Role of Operators
Capacity Building Areas for Sustainable Systems
Self-Assessment of Water Utility Performance
Improve Outcomes Through Prioritization Resources and Additional Improvement Areas
Individual Action Plan
This two-day workshop provides an in-depth review of rainwater harvesting design and installation and is open to anyone with an interest in rainwater harvesting. This workshop is a prerequisite for anyone intending to pursue RWH certification through ASSE and is part of the ARCSA professional training program.
- Outdoor and in-home rainwater use
- Sanitation for potable uses
- Rules and regulations
- Site installation and safety
- System construction and maintenance
- Project planning and management
Please check more information on this event at http://www.canarm.org/event-2698188
Maintenance Management Program Development
The Maintenance Management Program Development course is a 1 day program where MTS provides a Maintenance Management template to be tailored during the operator training session. The concept is to provide the operators a tool to begin the development of a community specific distribution inventory and a maintenance management program. The template & training includes:
- System mapping (drawn by hand during session) or review of current maps
- Valve exercising & record keeping (inventory & location of all valves)
- Reservoir cleaning
- Flushing (create a flow map during class and establish a logical order for flushing)
- Hydrant maintenance (establish hydrant inventory and maintenance records)
- Sampling (record keeping)
- Cl2 sampling (record keeping)
- ERP draft
- Cross Connection program update
- Confined Space inventory update
Supervisory Skills for Operators (Essentials of Effective Supervision)
This two day workshop is ideal for current or aspiring supervisors in a public works environment. Participants will examine topics ranging from supervisory styles, challenges making the transition from ’employee’ to ‘supervisor’, how to set performance standards, effective communication for various audiences, what progressive discipline means and how it is applied, and what due diligence looks like in the contemporary workplace. Activities include examples of actual workplace issues that face supervisors of all operations, large, small and in between.