Thursday March 24, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 3:45 PM PDT
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Anacortes Library 
1220 10th St
Anacortes, WA 98221

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Jeff Lundt
Northwest Washington Subsection AWWA

March 2016 Basic Waterworks Workshop 

Thursday March 24th starting at 8 AM

at the Anacortes Public Library in

Anacortes, WA

A one-day presentation of some of the basic elements, terminology, regulations and concepts involved in operating a water utility.  This workshop is aimed at new frontline employees, office staff and others who would benefit from an understanding of the basic concepts and terminology used in the water supply industry.  Topics include:

  • Overview of Water Systems
  • Regulations and Contaminants
  • Water Sources
  • Hydrology & Hydraulics
  • Treatment & Disinfection
  • Water Quality Monitoring
  • Water Quality Protection Practices
  • Construction & Maintenance
  • Disaster Response

Instructors will be:

Jeff Marrs, WTP Manager City of Anacortes,

Jeff Lundt, P.E. - King County WTD


Cost is $68 for AWWA & WEF members and $93 for non-members.  If you or your utility are AWWA or WEF members you qualify for member rates.  Lunch and refreshments are included.  $10 surcharge for registering after March 17th.  Registration closes Saturday March 19th.

Scholarships for small utilities and students - To encourage participation from small utilities (<500 connections) two scholarships for small system operators are available. To receive the small system scholarship, please register and pay the registration fee.  Indicate on the form the name of your utility and number of connections.  If your registration is one of the first two received, your registration fee will be refunded following completion of the workshop.  First Come - First Served.

To encourage students attending college, university and technical programs that are majoring in a water related field, scholarships will be made available to all student attendees.  To be eligible for a student scholarship please name your institution, click "Pay by check" and phone or email Jeff Lundt (contact information in the left column).

Cancellation Policy - If a registrant is unable to attend the workshop and a substitute within the organization can attend, please contact Jeff Lundt at jeff.lundt@kingcounty.gov to update the information.  If unable to attend or send a substitute contact the above at least one week before the workshop for a refund (minus a $10 processing fee).  Refunds after that time will not be given. 

If the workshop is cancelled due to lack of registration or another reason, full refunds will be given.

Please note that the on-line registration system requires a unique email address for each registrant.  If you do not have a work or home email call Jeff Lundt (206/477-5582) for a work-around.

For more information contact us at the email or phone shown on the left. 

Thanks for your time and attention.

Other NWWA Training Events for 2016

Western Washington Short School for Water and Wastewater Operators, June 14 & 15 in Lynnwood

Water Quality Communication, September, 2016 -  Location TBD

Water Treatment, October 2016 - Alderwood Water & Wastewater District

See the subsection Webpage for updates on dates and other training