Calendar

Classes offered by VRWA

Managing Job Performance


Jan 23,2019 - Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
This class is relevant for team leaders, supervisors, managers and anyone aspiring for a leadership role. Participants will learn to: - Identify differences between a leader and a manager - Identify successful ways to delegate work - Discuss strategies to set realistic goals and clarify expectations - Track and document performance - Provide constructive feedback

Location

Augusta County Government Center
18 Government Center Lane
Verona, VA 24482

Event Fees:

2 Day Class - Operation of Water Treatment and Distribution Facilities in Coal Mining Areas


Jan 29,2019 - Jan 30,2019 Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
This is a 2-Day class that will focus on the profiles of the coal mining region and water quality challenges and issues. Day 1:  Will be an introduction to coal mining region water issues, and profiles of coal mining  water quality challenges.  Traditional treatment of coagulation and flocculation; filtration (Slow, Rapid, High); raw water procurement and pretreatment.  Innovative treatment of membrane and microfiltration will be also be discussed. Day 2:  Will focus on iron and manganese treatment; traditional treatment of disinfection and alternate treatments of disinfection,  Delivery of finished water in mountainous terrain.  Case studies of emergency operations and emerging issues, will also be presented.

Location

Reno's of Wise
132 Woodland Ave
Wise, VA 24293

Event Fees:

Utility Management Workshop in a Box


Feb 5,2019 - Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
This one-day workshop, sponsored by the EPA, will introduce participants of rural and small water and wastewater systems to the ten key management areas that are important for operating successful water and wastewater systems.  Participants will focus on understanding the ten key management areas of an effectively managed system along with participation in a hands-on exercise for assessing their system and prioritizing areas for improvement and developing a process that will help small systems improve performance. 6 Water / Wastewater CPE's

Location

Henry County PSA
3300 Kings Mountain Rd
Martinsville, VA 24078

Event Fees:

Water / Wastewater Exam Prep


Feb 7,2019 - Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
This exam review prep class will focus on the 2017 ABC Need-to-Know Criteria for Levels 1-4.  Examination preparation, studying tips, exam question formats will be discussed.  Top five water and wastewater formulas and troubleshooting will be reviewed.  Time management, test taking tips, exam practice questions will be provided.  Attendees are encouraged to bring calculator, notebook, pencil/pen to class. 7 Water / Wastewater CPE's

Location

Lebanon Town Hall
405 West Main Street
Lebanon, VA 24266

Event Fees:

Pump Operating and Maintenance


Feb 12,2019 - Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
The class will focus on above ground We Well Mounted Pump Stations and Underground Pump Stations and how the work mechanically and electrically.  Maintenance and repair, pump hydraulics , and pump station controllers are included in this class.  Hands-on exercises on troubleshooting, pump curves and all aspects of pumps including in-depth pump maintenance, technical definitions, and engineering specs on pump curves.   6 CPE's

Location

Southampton County Department of Public Utilities
24283 OId Bridge Road
Courtland, VA 23837

Event Fees:

Pump Operating and Maintenance


Feb 14,2019 - Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
The class will focus on above ground We Well Mounted Pump Stations and Underground Pump Stations and how the work mechanically and electrically.  Maintenance and repair, pump hydraulics , and pump station controllers are included in this class.  Hands-on exercises on troubleshooting, pump curves and all aspects of pumps including in-depth pump maintenance, technical definitions, and engineering specs on pump curves. 6 CPE's

Location

Caroline County Community Services Center
17202 Richmond Turnpike
Milford, VA 22514

Event Fees:

2 Day Class - Operation of Water Treatment and Distribution Facilities in Coal Mining Areas


Feb 26,2019 - Feb 27,2019 Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
This is a 2-Day class that will focus on the profiles of the coal mining region and water quality challenges and issues. Day 1:  Will be an introduction to coal mining region water issues, and profiles of coal mining  water quality challenges.  Traditional treatment of coagulation and flocculation; filtration (Slow, Rapid, High); raw water procurement and pretreatment.  Innovative treatment of membrane and microfiltration will be also be discussed. Day 2:  Will focus on iron and manganese treatment; traditional treatment of disinfection and alternate treatments of disinfection,  Delivery of finished water in mountainous terrain.  Case studies of emergency operations and emerging issues, will also be presented.

Location

Reno's of Wise
132 Woodland Ave
Wise, Va 24293

Event Fees:

Water / Wastewater Exam Prep


Mar 5,2019 - Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
This exam review prep class will focus on the 2017 ABC Need-to-Know Criteria for Levels 1-4. Examination preparation, studying tips, exam question formats will be discussed.  Top five water and wastewater formulas and troubleshooting will be reviewed.  Time management, test taking tips, exam practice questions will be provided.  Attendees are encouraged to bring calculator, notebook, pencil/pen to class. 7 Water / Wastewater CPE's

Location

Pearisburg Fire Department
720 Mountain Lake Ave
Pearisburg, VA 24134

Event Fees:

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Transitioning From Operator To Supervisor


Jan 1,2019 - Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
This class is designed for utility operators who want to transition into a supervisory role. Covers changing roles, legal awareness, handling performance problems and motivating staff. 5 Water / Wastewater CPE\'s

Location

Halifax County Service Authority
2529 Houghton Ave
South Boston, VA 24592

Event Fees:


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
lkerr@vrwa.org

Water/Wastewater Exam Preparation Review (rescheduled from 12/11/18)


Jan 8,2019 - Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
This class was rescheduled from Dec 11, 2018.  If you signed up for the Dec 11 class, please contact VRWA to let them know whether you plan to attend or not.  Thank you.   This exam review prep class will focus on the 2017 ABC Need-to-Know Criteria for Levels 1-4.  Examination preparation, studying tips, exam question formats will be discussed.  Top five water and wastewater formulas and troubleshooting will be reviewed.  Time management, test taking tips, exam practice questions will be provided.  Attendees are encouraged to bring calculator, notebook, pencil/pen to class.

Location

Appomattox Community Center
220 Community Lane
Appomattox, VA 24522

Event Fees:


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
lkerr@vrwa.org

TO BE RESCHEDULED


Jan 10,2019 - Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
This class is relevant for team leaders, supervisors, managers and anyone aspiring for a leadership role. Participants will learn to:
  • Identify differences between a leader and a manager
  • Identify successful ways to delegate work
  • Discuss strategies to set realistic goals and clarify expectations
  • Track and document performance
  • Provide constructive feedback
 

Location

Warrenton-Fauquier Visitor Center
33 N Calhoun Street
Warrenton, VA 20187

Event Fees:


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
lkerr@vrwa.org

Water / Wastewater Exam Prep Class


Jan 15,2019 - Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
This exam review prep class will focus on the 2017 ABC Need-to-Know Criteria for Levels 1-4. Examination preparation, studying tips, exam question formats will be discussed. Top five water and wastewater formulas and troubleshooting will be reviewed. Time management, test taking tips, exam practice questions will be provided. Attendees are encouraged to bring calculator, notebook, pencil/pen to class.

Location

Strasburg Town Hall
174 East King Street
Strasburg, Virginia 22657

Event Fees:


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
lkerr@vrwa.org

Managing Job Performance


Jan 23,2019 - Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
This class is relevant for team leaders, supervisors, managers and anyone aspiring for a leadership role. Participants will learn to: - Identify differences between a leader and a manager - Identify successful ways to delegate work - Discuss strategies to set realistic goals and clarify expectations - Track and document performance - Provide constructive feedback

Location

Augusta County Government Center
18 Government Center Lane
Verona, VA 24482

Event Fees:

2 Day Class - Operation of Water Treatment and Distribution Facilities in Coal Mining Areas


Jan 29,2019 - Jan 30,2019Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
This is a 2-Day class that will focus on the profiles of the coal mining region and water quality challenges and issues. Day 1:  Will be an introduction to coal mining region water issues, and profiles of coal mining  water quality challenges.  Traditional treatment of coagulation and flocculation; filtration (Slow, Rapid, High); raw water procurement and pretreatment.  Innovative treatment of membrane and microfiltration will be also be discussed. Day 2:  Will focus on iron and manganese treatment; traditional treatment of disinfection and alternate treatments of disinfection,  Delivery of finished water in mountainous terrain.  Case studies of emergency operations and emerging issues, will also be presented.

Location

Reno's of Wise
132 Woodland Ave
Wise, VA 24293

Event Fees:

Utility Management Workshop in a Box


Feb 5,2019 - Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
This one-day workshop, sponsored by the EPA, will introduce participants of rural and small water and wastewater systems to the ten key management areas that are important for operating successful water and wastewater systems.  Participants will focus on understanding the ten key management areas of an effectively managed system along with participation in a hands-on exercise for assessing their system and prioritizing areas for improvement and developing a process that will help small systems improve performance. 6 Water / Wastewater CPE\'s

Location

Henry County PSA
3300 Kings Mountain Rd
Martinsville, VA 24078

Event Fees:

Water / Wastewater Exam Prep


Feb 7,2019 - Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
This exam review prep class will focus on the 2017 ABC Need-to-Know Criteria for Levels 1-4.  Examination preparation, studying tips, exam question formats will be discussed.  Top five water and wastewater formulas and troubleshooting will be reviewed.  Time management, test taking tips, exam practice questions will be provided.  Attendees are encouraged to bring calculator, notebook, pencil/pen to class. 7 Water / Wastewater CPE\'s

Location

Lebanon Town Hall
405 West Main Street
Lebanon, VA 24266

Event Fees:

Pump Operating and Maintenance


Feb 12,2019 - Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
The class will focus on above ground We Well Mounted Pump Stations and Underground Pump Stations and how the work mechanically and electrically.  Maintenance and repair, pump hydraulics , and pump station controllers are included in this class.  Hands-on exercises on troubleshooting, pump curves and all aspects of pumps including in-depth pump maintenance, technical definitions, and engineering specs on pump curves.   6 CPE\'s

Location

Southampton County Department of Public Utilities
24283 OId Bridge Road
Courtland, VA 23837

Event Fees:

Pump Operating and Maintenance


Feb 14,2019 - Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
The class will focus on above ground We Well Mounted Pump Stations and Underground Pump Stations and how the work mechanically and electrically.  Maintenance and repair, pump hydraulics , and pump station controllers are included in this class.  Hands-on exercises on troubleshooting, pump curves and all aspects of pumps including in-depth pump maintenance, technical definitions, and engineering specs on pump curves. 6 CPE\'s

Location

Caroline County Community Services Center
17202 Richmond Turnpike
Milford, VA 22514

Event Fees:

2 Day Class - Operation of Water Treatment and Distribution Facilities in Coal Mining Areas


Feb 26,2019 - Feb 27,2019Time: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
This is a 2-Day class that will focus on the profiles of the coal mining region and water quality challenges and issues. Day 1:  Will be an introduction to coal mining region water issues, and profiles of coal mining  water quality challenges.  Traditional treatment of coagulation and flocculation; filtration (Slow, Rapid, High); raw water procurement and pretreatment.  Innovative treatment of membrane and microfiltration will be also be discussed. Day 2:  Will focus on iron and manganese treatment; traditional treatment of disinfection and alternate treatments of disinfection,  Delivery of finished water in mountainous terrain.  Case studies of emergency operations and emerging issues, will also be presented.

Location

Reno's of Wise
132 Woodland Ave
Wise, Va 24293

Event Fees:

Water / Wastewater Exam Prep


Mar 5,2019 - Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
This exam review prep class will focus on the 2017 ABC Need-to-Know Criteria for Levels 1-4. Examination preparation, studying tips, exam question formats will be discussed.  Top five water and wastewater formulas and troubleshooting will be reviewed.  Time management, test taking tips, exam practice questions will be provided.  Attendees are encouraged to bring calculator, notebook, pencil/pen to class. 7 Water / Wastewater CPE\'s

Location

Pearisburg Fire Department
720 Mountain Lake Ave
Pearisburg, VA 24134

Event Fees:

 

 

 

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