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2019 Drinking Water and Wastewater Operator Training Schedule

The Division of Compliance Assistance’s Operator Certification Program has published its 2019 Drinking Water and Wastewater Operator Training Schedule. The schedule contains a list of the certification schools offered throughout 2019 and the continuing education courses offered January through June. … Continue reading

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Fifth Annual Steve Crosman Award Presented to Alan Todd

Alan Todd, Superintendent at Madisonville Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP), has been honored with the fifth annual Steve Crosman Award for Outstanding Environmental Professionalism. Alan, who holds Class IV Wastewater Treatment, Class II Wastewater Collection and Class II Bottled Water licenses, was … Continue reading

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New License Issuances –2017

Congratulations to all of our newly certified drinking water, wastewater and solid waste operators! During the 2017 calendar year, the Division of Compliance Assistance’s Certification and Licensing Branch staff issued 325 drinking water licenses, 301 wastewater licenses, and 106 solid … Continue reading

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It’s Wastewater Treatment and Collection Certification Renewal Time!

Attention all certified Wastewater Treatment and Collection operators! It is certification renewal time. You must renew your certifications between Jan. 1 and June 30 of this year. If you renew after June 30 but before Dec. 31, you will have … Continue reading

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Nominations Sought for Steve Crosman Award for Outstanding Environmental Professionalism

The Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance’s Operator Certification Program is seeking nominations for the fifth annual Steve Crosman Award for Outstanding Environmental Professionalism. The purpose of this award is to recognize those individuals who value professionalism in their work and … Continue reading

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Fourth Annual Steve Crosman Award Winner Named

David Hawes, who recently retired from the Regional Water Resource Agency (RWRA) – Max Rhoads Wastewater Treatment Plant and East Wastewater Treatment Plant, has been honored with the fourth annual Steve Crosman Award for Outstanding Environmental Professionalism. Hawes, who holds … Continue reading

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Sequencing Batch Reactor Process Gaining Popularity

Sequencing Batch Reactors Sequencing Batch Reactor (SBR) is a Fill-and-Draw-principled activated sludge (AS) wastewater treatment process. It has been used since the 1920s and has recently begun growing in popularity around the world. This system can be used to treat … Continue reading

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Standards of Professional Conduct and Repercussions from Poor Decision Making

By Kentucky administrative regulation, operators are held to a certain level of professional standards and for good reason. Operators are in charge of protecting and safeguarding the life, health and welfare of the public and environment. Without these standards, humans, … Continue reading

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The Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance’s 2015 Annual Report

The Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance (DCA) is pleased to announce the release of the Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report. DCA provides services that increase environmental knowledge and change behaviors. DCA improves regulatory compliance, achieves exceptional performance and enhances the quality … Continue reading

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Nominations sought for Steve Crosman Outstanding Environmental Professionalism award

The Kentucky Division of Compliance Assistance’s Operator Certification Program is seeking nominations for the fourth annual Steve Crosman Award for Outstanding Environmental Professionalism. The purpose of this award is to recognize those individuals who value professionalism in their work and … Continue reading

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