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MRWA Training Calendar

MRWA sponsored, accredited training sessions are held geographically across the state of Minnesota. Training sessions provide training in water operations, wastewater operations, nonmunicipal system operations, noncommunity nontransient system operations, management, wellhead protection, financial stability, board member development, security, and much more. Most sessions are offered free of charge. Certification credits are awarded.

To register for any MRWA class on-line: click on the date of the class.

CH
= Contact Hours Awarded. = MDH Exam Offered = MPCA Exam Offered
Renewal Hours needed per License: Class A - 32, Class B - 24, Class C - 16, Class D - 8, and Class E - 4.
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In an effort to make it easier for operators and administrators to find training in a one-stop location, simply browse our calendar listed below or click on the bookmarked hyperlinks. We have attempted to provide links to other pertinent training opportunities through other agencies; however, MRWA cannot be held responsible for changes to other agencies training sessions.

MRWA Training:
 MRWA Water TrainingMRWA Wastewater Training | MRWA Class D Small System Training (Non-Municipal & Nontransient Noncommunity) | MRWA Class E Training (Nontransient Noncommunity & Non-Municipal) | Board Training - System Planning & Mgmt | MRWA / Soderholm Backflow Prevention Classes
Other Training Opportunities: Administrative/Management Training APWA Fall Workshops
 MDH/AWWA Water Training  |  MPCA Wastewater Training  | MWOA Wastewater Training  | AceOps Training  | Vermilion Community College Water Training  | St. Cloud Technical College Water Training  | Other Training  |

MRWA Water Training
Date Location Topic Add Event to Your Calendar Credit Hours Direct OR     Related Hours
Water  /  WW
March 1-3, 2016 St. Cloud 32nd Annual Water & Wastewater Technical Conference Add to Outlook 16 CH - Fee Direct Direct
April 6, 2016 Eden Valley Sustainable Management Workshop for Small Systems   6 CH - Fee Related Related
April 12, 2016 Elbow Lake Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
April 20, 2016 Elk River Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
May 4, 2016 Litchfield Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
May 25, 2016 Hermantown Line Tracing   6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
June 16, 2016 Wahkon Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
July 13, 2016 Rushford Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
July 21, 2016 Chaska Line Tracing   6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
August 16, 2016 Fulda Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 30, 2016 Stillwater Line Tracing   6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
September 1, 2016 Thief River Falls Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
September 8, 2016 Waconia 8th Annual Operator Expo   6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
September 28, 2016 Zumbrota Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
October 5, 2016 Apple Valley Cross Connection & Backflow Prevention   6 CH - Fee Direct Related
October 6, 2016 St. Cloud Cross Connection & Backflow Prevention   6 CH - Fee Direct Related
October 20, 2016 St. Cloud Financing Your Community Project   6 CH - Fee Related Related
October 18-20, 2016 St. Cloud Water & Wastewater Certification Refresher & Exam   Fee Direct Direct
November 9, 2016 Glenville Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
November 30, 2016 Waite Park Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
December 6, 2016 Mountain Iron Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
             
MRWA Wastewater Training
Date Location Topic Add Event to Your Calendar Credit Hours Direct OR     Related Hours
WW    /Water
March 1-3, 2016 St. Cloud 32nd Annual Water & Wastewater Technical Conference Add to Outlook 16 CH - Fee Direct Direct
April 13, 2016 Chisago City Wastewater O&M   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
May 11, 2016 Slayton Wastewater O&M   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
May 11, 2016 Blackduck Wastewater O&M   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
May 25, 2016 Hermantown Line Tracing   6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
June 8, 2016 Shakopee Mdewakanton Wastewater Collection   6 CH - Fee Direct Related
June 15, 2016 Wahkon Wastewater O&M   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
July 14, 2016 Rushford Wastewater O&M   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
July 21, 2016 Chaska Line Tracing   6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
August 10, 2016 Two Harbors Wastewater O&M   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 17, 2016 Paynesville Wastewater O&M   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 24, 2016 Ulen Wastewater O&M   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 30, 2016 Stillwater Line Tracing   6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
September 8, 2016 Waconia 8th Annual Operator Expo   6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
September 21, 2016 Roseau Wastewater O&M   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
October 12, 2016 Barnum Wastewater O&M   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
October 12, 2016 Le Center Wastewater O&M   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
October 18-20, 2016 St. Cloud Water & Wastewater Certification Refresher & Exam   Fee Direct Direct
December 8, 2016 Elbow Lake Wastewater O&M   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
MRWA Board Training - System Planning & Management Sessions
TBD TBD System Planning & Management   4 CH - No Fee Related Related
MRWA Class D Training (Non-Municipal and Nontransient Noncommunity)
March 15, 2016 Roseau Class D Small Public Water Systems   8 CH - No Fee
April 12, 2016 Oronoco Class D Small Public Water Systems   8 CH - No Fee
April 26, 2016 Elbow Lake Class D Small Public Water Systems   8 CH - No Fee
MRWA Class E Training (Nontransient Noncommunity and Non-Municipal )
February 11, 2016 Stanton Class E Small Public Water Systems Add to Outlook 4 CH - No Fee
March 2, 2016 St. Cloud Class E Small Public Water Systems   4 CH - No Fee
May 3, 2016 St. Peter Class E Small Public Water Systems   4 CH - No Fee
May 10, 2016 Scandia Class E Small Public Water Systems   4 CH - No Fee
MRWA/Soderholm Backflow Prevention Classes  - (to register for any class, click on the date of the class)
March 21, 2016 Ramsey - Driving Directions Backflow Tester Certification Class ASSE 5110 & Rebuilder Certification ASSE 5130 - One Day Session (Limited to 5 attendees: water operations specialists or cross connection program administrators only) $125 fee
March 21-25, 2016 Ramsey - Driving Directions Backflow Tester Certification Class ASSE 5110 & Rebuilder Certification ASSE 5130 Workshop (Limited to 20 attendees: prerequisite minimum 5-years of industry related experience)   $1,190 fee
Other Training Opportunities
MDH/AWWA Water Training
Minnesota Department of Health Training Schedule * AWWA Training Page
March 9-11, 2016 Kahler Apache Hotel - Rochester Metro Water Operators School  

Contact Bob Dunn, 507-457-8270

April 5-7, 2016 Ramada Plaza - Minneapolis Metro Water Operators School   Contact Jeanette Boothe,
 651-201-4697 or Stew Thornley,
 651-201-4655
September 20-23, 2016 Duluth - Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Minnesota American Water Works Association Annual Conference   Contact Brian LeMon, 952-832-2774, for more information
September 12-15, 2017 Duluth - Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Minnesota American Water Works Association Annual Conference   Contact Brian LeMon, 952-832-2774, for more information
September 18-21, 2018 Duluth - Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Minnesota American Water Works Association Annual Conference   Contact Brian LeMon, 952-832-2774, for more information
September 17-20, 2019 Duluth - Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Minnesota American Water Works Association Annual Conference   Contact Brian LeMon, 952-832-2774, for more information
September 22-25, 2020 Duluth - Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Minnesota American Water Works Association Annual Conference   Contact Brian LeMon, 952-832-2774, for more information
Various Dates Various Locations Well Management Courses Link   Contact: Tom Alvarez, 651-201-4581
Vermilion Community College - Small Systems Water Training
TBD Ely - SWAMP     Contact Advanced Minnesota at 218-262-7270 for more information.
St. Cloud Technical College - Small Systems Water Training
TBD SCTC  TBA   Register by e-mail: Roseanne Anderson, phone at: 320-308-5952
         
AceOps Training in Northern Iowa
Various in 2016 Locations in Iowa TBD   Register at: www.aceops.org
         
MPCA Wastewater Training
March 21-23, 2016 Brooklyn Park 42nd Annual Collection System Operators Conference   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
March 23-25, 2016 Brooklyn Park 79th Annual Wastewater Operators Conference   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
April 12-14, 2016 Owatonna Type IV Basic Land Application   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
April 27, 2016 Electric Pump - New Prague Pump Workshop   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
May 10-12, 2016 Mankato Stabilization Pond Seminar   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
May 25-26, 2016 St. Cloud Type IV Refresher Land Application   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
June 14-16, 2016 Mankato Wastewater Treatment Tech Seminar   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
June 22, 2016 General Repair - Vadnais Heights Pump Workshop   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
August 16-18, 2016 Craguns - Brainerd Wastewater Treatment Tech Seminar   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
September 15-17, 2016 St. Cloud Type IV Basic Land Application   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
October 11-13, 2016 Duluth Stabilization Pond Seminar   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
October 25, 2016 Mankato Type V Refresher Spray Irrigation   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
October 26-27, 2016 Mankato Type IV Refresher Land Application   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
November 15-17, 2016 Vadnais Heights Collections Systems Basic Seminar   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
December 13-15, 2016 Vadnais Heights Wastewater Treatment Tech Seminar   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)  Fax: 651-297-8676
         
MWOA Wastewater Training
April 6, 2016 TBD Collection Workshop   Visit www.mwoa.net for details
October 5, 2016 Seneca RMF - Eagan Collection Workshop   Visit www.mwoa.net for details
April 5, 2017 Duluth Collection Workshop   Visit www.mwoa.net for details
October 11, 2017 Seneca RMF - Eagan Collection Workshop   Visit www.mwoa.net for details
April 4, 2018 TBD Collection Workshop   Visit www.mwoa.net for details
October 10, 2018 TBD Collection Workshop   Visit www.mwoa.net for details
April 3, 2019 TBD Collection Workshop   Visit www.mwoa.net for details
October 9, 2019 TBD Collection Workshop   Visit www.mwoa.net for details
April 8, 2020 TBD Collection Workshop   Visit www.mwoa.net for details
October 7, 2020 TBD Collection Workshop   Visit www.mwoa.net for details
Other Related Training Opportunities
2016 Various Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association   Visit: www.mmua.org
Distance Learning Various Office of Water Programs, California State University, Sacramento   Visit: www.owp.csus.edu
Administrative/Management Training Opportunities
         

= MDH Exam Offered at Session  
To register to take the MDH Water Exam, you must complete an MDH Exam Application and submit to Mark Sloan or Noel Hansen at the MDH Office (address on exam form). Exam application must be submitted to MDH at least 15 days prior to the exam.

= MPCA Exam Offered at Session
To register to take the MPCA Wastewater Exam, you must complete an MPCA Exam Application and submit to Dianne Navratil at the MPCA Office (address on exam form). Exam application must be submitted to MPCA at least 15 days prior to the exam.




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