Emergency Preparedness Workshop – Online – November 2021

When
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from 7:30 AM to 3:45 PM PST
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This program is designed to provide a basic understanding of emergency preparedness and the response of water utilities in the event of an emergency or disaster.  Assessing risks, planning, and preparedness will lead to utilities that function better in emergencies, work more efficiently to restore service to customers, and are better able to maintain water quality.  

Topics will include:

  • Water Utility Emergencies
  • Emergency Case Studies
  • Emergency Action Plan
  • Risk & Resilience
  • Incident Command System
  • Public Outreach During Emergencies
  • Business & Operational Continuity
  • Water/Wastewater Agency Response Network (WARNs)
  • Tabletop & Field Exercises, and Other Training
  • Personal Preparedness
  • Facility Physical Security
  • Cyber Security

Instructors will be:

  • Sarah Lingley, HRD Engineers
  • Jeff Lundt, KCWTD
  • Draft choices to be named later:)

0.7 CEUs Approved Water & Wastewater!  in WA & ID – OR pending

Cost is $140 for AWWA, WEF, or PNCWA members and $180 for non-members.  

Registration will close on Friday November 5th.  Click on the link below to register or for more information.

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Small system and student scholarships are available.  For details please see the web page in the link shown above.  Our cancellation policy is also on the workshop web page.  If you have any questions, please contact us at the email or phone below.    Thank you for your time and attention and we look forward to seeing you at the Emergency Preparedness Workshop.    Sincerely,    Jeff Lundt Washington WARN jeff.lundt@kingcounty.gov 2064775582

September 2021 Basic Waterworks Workshop

2021 Fall Basic Waterworks Workshop (constantcontact.com)

Thursday September 23rd starting at 8:00 AM

OnLine via Zoom

Presented by the Northwest Washington and King County Subsections, PNWS-AWWA

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:

Dave Muto – SPU (retired)

Cheryl Capron – SPU (retired)

Beth Mende – HDR

Jeff Lundt P.E. – King County WTD

0.6 CEUs Basic Waterworks presentation (APPROVED for WA & ID!)

Cost is $120 for AWWA, WEF & PNCWA members and $180 for non-members.  If you or your utility are AWWA, WEF or PNCWA members you qualify for member rates. Registration closes Tuesday September 21st.Register Now!

Scholarships for small utilities – 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.  Reciept of payment marks your spot in line.  First Come – First Served.

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 2021 (all are online virtual workshops)

Math for Operators and Reading P&IDs – September 8th

Water Storage Basics – October 13th 

Emergency Preparendess Workshop, Novenber 9th

See the subsection Webpage for updates on dates and other training