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Idaho Rural Water Association offers training classes for drinking water and wastewater utility operations specialists as well as for other related industry professionals such as utility boards members, elected officials, clerks, and managers.  Unless otherwise specified all classes have been approved or are pending approval for drinking water or wastewater CEUs (Continuing Education Units) by the Idaho Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses (DOPL) - formerly IBOL. 

Publish Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Very Small Wastewater Treatment

June 16, 2022 - Online

Event date: 6/16/2022 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Export event

Very Small Wastewater Treatment

Course description: This 6-hour class is part of the Idaho Rural Water Apprenticeship Program with an open invitation for others operating a Very Small Wastewater System or needing CEUs to attend. This course covers the following:

Wastewater treatment systems including lagoons, land application with soil absorption

Operation and maintenance and standard operating procedures

Overview of wastewater plants.

NOTE: A very small operation specialist will be completing all the Idaho educational requirements for licensure by taking both the Very Small Wastewater Treatment class and the Very Small Wastewater Collection class. (Does not include the work experience requirements as per IDAPA rules). 

Instructor:  Gary Sievers, Casey Fisher, and Rick Nansen, Idaho Rural Water Association

Manual: The California Rural Water Association sells the "Intro to Small Wastewater - Student Manual" for $66.00. The manual is not required, but it would be useful for the class and your system.

CEUs Earned: 0.6 Wastewater, Wastewater Treatment, Large Soil Absorption, and Lagoon Operation and Maintenance

Cost: $120 Members/ $210 Non-Members

Time: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Mountain Time or 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM Pacific Time

Location:  View Map
IRWA Technical Training Center
6395 W Gowen Rd
Boise, ID 83709

Online: You will receive the Zoom Meeting link in your confirmation email.


Register utilizing the appropriate link below. If you are unsure if your utility is a member, please click on the link to view current IRWA members then proceed with your registration accordingly.

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