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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 Add Event to Your Calendar Credit Hours Direct OR     Related Hours
Water  /  WW
August 4, 2015 Willmar Distribution System Training Add to Outlook 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 6, 2015 Annandale Distribution System Training Add to Outlook 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 18, 2015 Pipestone Safe Drinking Water Act Compliance Training Add to Outlook 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 25, 2015 Burnsville Line Tracing Add to Outlook 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 -
 
Watch promo video
Add to Outlook  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
October 28, 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 Add Event to Your Calendar Credit Hours Direct OR     Related Hours
WW    /Water
August 5, 2015 Central Iron Range SSD Wastewater Operation & Maintenance Add to Outlook 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 12, 2015 Norwood Young America Wastewater Operation & Maintenance Add to Outlook 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 19, 2015 Osakis Wastewater Operation & Maintenance Add to Outlook 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 25, 2015 Burnsville Line Tracing Add to Outlook 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 -

Watch promo video
Add to Outlook  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)
September 1, 2015 Jordan - Driving Directions to location Class D Small Public Water Systems Add to Outlook 8 CH - No Fee
September 29, 2015 Ramsey Class D Small Public Water Systems   8 CH - No Fee
MRWA Class E Training (Nontransient Noncommunity and Non-Municipal )
October 21, 2015 Cloquet Class E Small Public Water Systems   4 CH - No Fee
November 24, 2015 Rochester Class E Small Public Water Systems   4 CH - No Fee
December 9, 2015 Maple Grove Class E Small Public Water Systems   4 CH - No Fee
December 15, 2015 Redwood Falls 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)
August 17-21, 2015 Elbow Lake Backflow Testing Certification Class - 5 day 40 hrs   $900 fee - DETAILS
August 17-19, 2015 Elbow Lake MN Tester to ASSE Tester Certification Update Class - 3 day 24 hrs   $600 fee - DETAILS
August 17-20, 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
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
October 16, 2015 Cabela's - Owatonna Southeast Water Operators School  

Contact Bob Dunn, 507-457-8270

October 21, 2015 St. John's University - Collegeville Central Water Operators School   Contact Bill Schluenz, 320-252-6822.
October 27-29, 2015 Sanford Center - Bemidji Northwest Operators School  

Contact Kris Knutson, 218-299-5470

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 2015 Locations in Iowa TBD   Register at: www.aceops.org
         
MPCA Wastewater Training
July 31, 2015 Timberlake Lodge - Grand Rapids Wastewater Exam Session   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2599 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)
 Fax: 651-297-8676
August 7, 2015 MPCA Office - St. Paul Wastewater Exam Session   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2599 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)
 Fax: 651-297-8676
August 11-13, 2015 Cragun's Conference Center - Brainerd Wastewater Treatment Technology Seminar   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)
 Fax: 651-297-8676
September 15-17, 2015 Cragun's Conference Center - Brainerd Land Application of Biosolids - Basic Course   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)
 Fax: 651-297-8676
September 29-October 1, 2015 Best Western & BigWoods Event Center - Fergus Falls Stabilization Pond Seminar   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)
 Fax: 651-297-8676
October 14, 2015 Country Inn - Mankato Land Application of Biosolids - Refresher Course   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)
 Fax: 651-297-8676
October 29, 2015 Kelly Inn - St. Cloud Wastewater Exam Session   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2599 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)
 Fax: 651-297-8676
November 3-5, 2015 Jimmy's Conference Center - Vadnais Heights Collection System Basic Seminar   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)
 Fax: 651-297-8676
December 1-3, 2015 Jimmy's Conference Center - Vadnais Heights Wastewater Treatment Technology Seminar   Registration and exam information:
 
651-757-2103 or 800-657-3659 (press 3)
 Fax: 651-297-8676
         
MWOA Wastewater Training
July 28-31, 2015 Timberlake Lodge - Grand Rapids MWOA Annual Conference   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 7, 2015 Seneca RMF - Eagan Collection Workshop   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
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
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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