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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 / IAPMO 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 Credit Hours Direct/Related Hours
Water                     /    WW
January 7, 2015 Dodge Center Sustainable Management Workshop for Small Systems 6 CH - Fee Related Related
March 3-5, 2015 St. Cloud 31st Annual Water & Wastewater Technical Conference 16 CH - Fee Direct Direct
April 8, 2015 Elbow Lake Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
April 22, 2015 Elk River Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
May 6, 2015 Spicer Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
May 19, 2015 Grand Rapids Line Tracing 6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
June 24, 2015 Wahkon Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
July 14, 2015 Spring Grove Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
July 22, 2015 Medina Line Tracing 6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
August 18, 2015 Pipestone Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 25, 2015 Burnsville Line Tracing 6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
September 2, 2015 Warren Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
September 9, 2015 Zumbrota Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
September 23, 2015 Waconia 7th Annual Operator Equipment Expo 6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
October 7, 2015 Little Falls Cross Connection & Backflow Prevention 6 CH - Fee Direct Related
October 8, 2015 Mankato Cross Connection & Backflow Prevention 6 CH - Fee Direct Related
October 27-29, 2015 St. Cloud Water & Wastewater Exam Refresher & Exam  CH - Fee Direct Direct
November 4, 2015 St. Peter Financing Your Community Projects 6 CH - Fee Related Related
November 17, 2015 Clarks Grove Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
December 2, 2015 Waite Park Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
December 9, 2015 Biwabik Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
March 1-3, 2016 St. Cloud 32nd Annual Water & Wastewater Technical Conference 16 CH - Fee Direct Direct
MRWA Wastewater Training
Date Location Topic Credit Hours Direct/Related Hours
WW              /    Water
March 3-5, 2015 St. Cloud 31st Annual Water & Wastewater Technical Conference 16 CH - Fee Direct Direct
April 15, 2015 White Bear Township Wastewater Operation & Maintenance 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
May 12, 2015 Cottonwood Wastewater Operation & Maintenance 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
May 13, 2015 Hackensack Wastewater Operation & Maintenance 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
May 19, 2015 Grand Rapids Line Tracing 6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
June 18, 2015 Woodbury Wastewater Collection 6 CH - Fee Direct Related
June 25, 2015 Wahkon Wastewater Operation & Maintenance 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
July 15, 2015 Spring Grove Wastewater Operation & Maintenance 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
July 22, 2015 Medina Line Tracing 6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
August 5, 2015 Central Iron Range SSD Wastewater Operation & Maintenance 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 12, 2015 Norwood Young America Wastewater Operation & Maintenance 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 19, 2015 Osakis Wastewater Operation & Maintenance 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 25, 2015 Burnsville Line Tracing 6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
September 10, 2015 Greenbush Wastewater Operation & Maintenance 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
September 23, 2015 Waconia 7th Annual Operator Equipment Expo 6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
October 13, 2015 Comfrey Wastewater Operation & Maintenance 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
October 14, 2015 Clearbrook Wastewater Operation & Maintenance 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
October 27-29, 2015 St. Cloud Water & Wastewater Exam Refresher & Exam  CH - Fee Direct Direct
December 8, 2015 Elbow lLake Wastewater Operation & Maintenance 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
March 1-3, 2016 St. Cloud 32nd Annual Water & Wastewater Technical Conference 16 CH - Fee Direct Direct
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 4, 2015 St. Cloud Class D Small Public Water Systems 8 CH - No Fee
April 15, 2015 Cohasset Class D Small Public Water Systems 8 CH - No Fee
MRWA Class E Training (Nontransient Noncommunity and Non-Municipal )
January 27, 2015 Park Rapids Class E Small Public Water Systems 4 CH - No Fee
February 4, 2015 Andover Class E Small Public Water Systems 4 CH - No Fee
April 7, 2015 Hastings Class E Small Public Water Systems 4 CH - No Fee
May 12, 2015 Monticello Class E Small Public Water Systems 4 CH - No Fee
June 11, 2015 Aitkin Class E Small Public Water Systems 4 CH - No Fee
June 16, 2015 Cologne Class E Small Public Water Systems 4 CH - No Fee
MRWA/IAPMO Backflow Prevention Classes  - (to register for any class, click on the date of the class)
February 9-13 2015 Little Falls Backflow Testing Certification Class - 5 day 40 hrs $900 fee - DETAILS
February 9-11 2015 Little Falls MN Tester to ASSE Tester Certification Update Class - 3 day 24 hrs $600 fee - DETAILS
February 9-12 2015 Little Falls MN Rebuilder Certification to ASSE Tester and Repairer Certification Update - 4 days 32 hrs $750 fee - DETAILS
April 13-17, 2015 Elbow Lake Backflow Testing Certification Class - 5 day 40 hrs $900 fee - DETAILS
April 13-15, 2015 Elbow Lake MN Tester to ASSE Tester Certification Update Class - 3 day 24 hrs $600 fee - DETAILS
April 13-16, 2015 Elbow Lake MN Rebuilder Certification to ASSE Tester and Repairer Certification Update - 4 days 32 hrs $750 fee - DETAILS
June 22-26, 2015 Elk River Backflow Testing Certification Class - 5 day 40 hrs $900 fee - DETAILS
June 22-24, 2015 Elk River MN Tester to ASSE Tester Certification Update Class - 3 day 24 hrs $600 fee - DETAILS
June 22-25, 2015 Elk River MN Rebuilder Certification to ASSE Tester and Repairer Certification Update - 4 days 32 hrs $750 fee -DETAILS
August 10-14, 2015 Elbow Lake Backflow Testing Certification Class - 5 day 40 hrs $900 fee - DETAILS
August 10-12, 2015 Elbow Lake MN Tester to ASSE Tester Certification Update Class - 3 day 24 hrs $600 fee - DETAILS
August 10-13, 2015 Elbow Lake MN Rebuilder Certification to ASSE Tester and Repairer Certification Update - 4 days 32 hrs $750 fee - DETAILS
September 21-25, 2015 Grand Rapids Backflow Testing Certification Class - 5 day 40 hrs $900 fee - DETAILS
September 21-23, 2015 Grand Rapids MN Tester to ASSE Tester Certification Update Class - 3 day 24 hrs $600 fee - DETAILS
September 21-24, 2015 Grand Rapids MN Rebuilder Certification to ASSE Tester and Repairer Certification Update - 4 days 32 hrs $750 fee - DETAILS
October 12-16, 2015 Burnsville Backflow Testing Certification Class - 5 day 40 hrs $900 fee - DETAILS
October 12-14, 2015 Burnsville MN Tester to ASSE Tester Certification Update Class - 3 day 24 hrs $600 fee - DETAILS
October 12-15, 2015 Burnsville MN Rebuilder Certification to ASSE Tester and Repairer Certification Update - 4 days 32 hrs $750 fee - DETAILS
Other Training Opportunities
MDH/AWWA Water Training
Minnesota Department of Health Training Schedule * AWWA Training Page
March 11-13, 2015 Ramada Hotel - Rochester Southeast Water Operators School Contact Bob Dunn, 507-457-8720
March 31 - April 2, 2015 Bloomington Metro Water Operators School Contact Jeanette Boothe,
 651-201-4697 or Stew Thornley,
 651-201-4655
May 13-15, 2015 Grand Lodge - Ely Northeast Water Operators School Contact Mark Proulx, 952-240-2023
September 15-18, 2015 Duluth - Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Minnesota American Water Works Association Annual Conference Contact Brian LeMon, 952-832-2774, for more information
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 2015 Locations in Iowa TBD Register at: www.aceops.org
       
MPCA Wastewater Training
March 25-27, 2015 Minneapolis Marriott Northwest 78th Annual Wastewater Operations Conference Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2201 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)
 Fax: 651-297-8676
MWOA Wastewater Training
February 4, 2015 TBD Southwest Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
February 11, 2015 TBD Suburban/ Metro Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
February 11, 2015 TBD Southeast Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
April 7, 2015 TBD Central Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
April 14, 2015 TBD Northeast Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
May 6, 2015 TBD Northwest Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
May 6, 2015 New Ulm Southeast & Southwest Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
June 9, 2015 TBD Central Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
August 12, 2015 TBD Northwest Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
September 8, 2015 TBD Central Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
September 15, 2015 TBD Northeast Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
October 7, 2015 TBD Southeast Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
October 21, 2015 TBD Metro/Suburban Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
October 27, 2015 TBD Collection Meeting Training Visit www.mwoa.net for details
November 4, 2015 TBD Southwest Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
December 8, 2015 TBD Central Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
Other Related Training Opportunities
2015 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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