2017 Water Workshops
The Nebraska Section AWWA and the League of Nebraska Municipalities-Utilities Section (LONM) have sponsored thirteen operator workshops this spring, with 285 total participants in attendance. These winter/spring workshops were held in South Sioux City, Norfolk, Schuyler, Blair, Beatrice, Chadron, Gering, Tecumseh, Ravenna, Grand Island, Lawrence, Omaha (MUD), with one coming in July at Ogallala.
Participants received thsee relicensing credits at the different sites:
- South Sioux City and Norfolk: Five hours for water grades 1-4, five hours for wastewater
- Schuyler, Blair, Beatrice, Chadron, Gering, Tecumseh, Ravenna, Grand Island, Lawrence, Omaha MUD, and Ogallala: Five hours for water grades 1-4 and five wastewater relicensing hours
The fall workshops at McCook, Alma and Fairbury will cover fire hydrants, air release valves, pipe/cable locates, asset management and source water protection. The workshops in Valentine, Stuart, Sargent, Auburn, North Platte, Fremont, and Lincoln will cover well operation/maintenance, pump maintenance, siting wells, source water protection, and well recordkeeping/asset management.
For information on upcoming 2017 fall Water Operator Workshops check the training calendar insert that was mailed or check on one of the following websites for more information on workshops in your area: