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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: Monday, December 20, 2021

Very Small Wastewater Collection

June 17, 2022 - Online

Event date: 6/17/2022 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Export event

Very Small Wastewater Collection 

This 6-hour training is part of the Idaho Rural Water Association 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 collection systems and operation, cleaning and maintenance of pipes, manholes, hazards of Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S) and more.

Pumps and motors used as lift stations, in cleaning equipment, and how to safely operate and maintain.   

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. (This training 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 and Collection

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
Idaho Rural Water Association
Technical Training Center
6395 W Gowen Rd
Boise, ID 83709

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


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