Two hot topics in the water industry are GIS and cross connections. The Division of Compliance Assistance and the Operator Training Committee of Ohio, Inc. are teaming up to provide a hands-on approach to these techniques. The training dates are June 12-13 at London WWTP Training Center,300 Lagoon Trail, London, KY 40744.
Techniques in training the proper installation and repair of backflow preventers and other backflow control will be demonstrated. Operators will get a chance to assemble and disassemble, as well as receive classroom instruction on cross control connection devices. Plotting GIS points, the importance of GIS and turning them into maps will be a part of the GIS hands-on demonstration. Operators will get a chance to plot points to see how accurately they can detect GPS points. This will be a great experience for those looking to implement these technologies as well as those who may already be using the technology and need some additional training. There will also be a team competition for the group that most accurately finds points in a challenge, which is a good way of testing what you have learned in the training. The class size will be limited to 40 participants so that everyone will get ample time with the hands-on experience.
Certified drinking water treatment, distribution and bottled water operators can attend this event for continuing education hours by registering using E-Search. If you have any questions, call 800-926-8111.