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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
October 28-30, 2014 St. Cloud Water & Wastewater Certification Exam Refresher CH - Fee Direct Direct
November 18, 2014 St. Cloud New Changes for Financing Your Community Projects 6 Ch - Fee Related Related
November 18, 2014 Clarks Grove Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
December 3, 2014 Waite Park Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
December 10, 2014 Biwabik Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
           
MRWA Wastewater Training
Date Location Topic Credit Hours Direct/Related Hours
WW              /    Water
October 28-30, 2014 St. Cloud Water & Wastewater Certification Exam Refresher CH - Fee Direct Direct
December 9, 2014 Elbow Lake Wastewater Operation & Maintenance 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)
October 14, 2014 Owatonna Class D Small Public Water Systems 8 CH - No Fee
MRWA Class E Training (Nontransient Noncommunity and Non-Municipal )
November 25, 2014 Mankato Class E Small Public Water Systems 4 CH - No Fee
December 2, 2014 Miltona 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
October 28-30, 2014 Detroit Lakes - Holiday Inn on the Lake Northwest Water Operators School

Contact Kris Knutson, 218-299-5470 for more information

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
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 2014 Locations in Iowa TBD Register at: www.aceops.org
       
MPCA Wastewater Training
October 30, 2014 St. Cloud Wastewater Exam Session Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2201 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)
 Fax: 651-297-8676
November 4-6, 2014 Brooklyn Center Collection System Basic Seminar Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2201 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)
 Fax: 651-297-8676
December 2-4, 2014 Vadnais Heights Wastewater Treatment Technology Seminar Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2201 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)
 Fax: 651-297-8676
MWOA Wastewater Training
October 28, 2014 TBD Collection Meeting Training Visit www.mwoa.net for details
November 5, 2014 TBD Southwest Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
December 9, 2014 TBD Central Section Meeting Visit www.mwoa.net for details
October 27, 2015 TBD Collection Meeting Training Visit www.mwoa.net for details
Other Related Training Opportunities
2014 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
October 14-15, 2014 St. Paul RiverCentre Minnesota Water Resources Conference Register Online: http://register.cce.umn.edu/Course.pl?sect_key=188132
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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