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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 |

Other Training Opportunities: Administrative/Management Training APWA Fall Workshops
 MDH/AWWA Water Training  |  MPCA Wastewater Training  | MWOA Wastewater Training  | AceOps Training  | Other Training 

MRWA Water Training
Date Location Topic Details Credit Hours Direct OR     Related Hours
Water  /  WW
August 11, 2020 St. James Water O&M - SDWA Compliance LIMITED TO 25 - No Walk ins 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 13, 2020 Cologne Hydrant Repair Training LIMITED TO 25 - No Walk ins 6 CH - Fee Direct Related
August 19, 2020 Lake Benton Water O&M - SDWA Compliance CANCELLED 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 27, 2020 Faribault Line Tracing -CANCELLED CANCELLED 6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
September 1, 2020 Thief River Falls Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
September 9, 2020 Elk River Water O&M - SDWA Compliance RESCHEDULED from May 20th 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
September 30, 2020 Waconia 12th Annual Operator EXPO - CANCELLED CANCELLED 6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
October 7-9, 2020 St. Cloud Water & Wastewater Certification Refresher & Exam   12 CH - Fee Direct Direct
October 13, 2020 St. Cloud Financing Your Community Projects   6 CH - Fee Related Related
October 14, 2020 Zumbrota Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
October 20, 2020 St. Cloud Cross Connection & Backflow Prevention   6 CH - Fee Direct Related
October 29, 2020 St. Cloud Winterizing Your Water System   6 CH - Fee Direct Related
November 4, 2020 Clarks Grove Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
November 18, 2020 Mountain Iron Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
December 9, 2020 Park Rapids Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
March 2-4, 2021 St. Cloud 37th 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 25, 2020 Blackduck Wastewater O&M Training CANCELLED 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 26, 2020 Dodge Center Wastewater O&M Training CANCELLED 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 27, 2020 Faribault Line Tracing - CANCELLED CANCELLED 6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
September 2, 2020 Thief River Falls Wastewater O&M Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
September 9, 2020 Annandale pH & DO Meter Calibration   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
September 30, 2020 Waconia 12th Annual Operator EXPO CANCELLED CANCELLED 6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
October 7-9, 2020 St. Cloud Water & Wastewater Certification Refresher & Exam   12 CH - Fee Direct Direct
October 21, 2020 Ortonville Wastewater O&M Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
October 28, 2020 Roseau Wastewater O&M Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
November 4, 2020   Ranier Wastewater O&M Training RESCHEDULED from April 7th 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
December 2, 2020 Nashwauk Wastewater O&M Training   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)
TBD - TO BE RESCHEDULED North Branch Class D Small Public Water Systems EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED 8 CH - No Fee
MRWA Class E Training (Nontransient Noncommunity and Non-Municipal )
April 21, 2020 - EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED Willmar Class E Small Public Water Systems EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED 4 CH - No Fee
April 30, 2020 - EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED Park Rapids Class E Small Public Water Systems EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED 4 CH - No Fee
May 5, 2020 - EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED Scandia Class E Small Public Water Systems EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED 4 CH - No Fee
         
Other Training Opportunities
MDH/AWWA Water Training
Minnesota Department of Health Training Schedule * AWWA Training Page
Water Operator Exam Dates

Various Locations
Check out Link for Exam Dates    
August 26, 2020 - CANCELLED MERIT Center - Marshall Southwest Water Operators School CANCELLED  
September 22-25, 2020 - Virtual Event Virtual Event Minnesota American Water Works Association Annual Conference Virtual Event Contact Rob Isabel, 651-252-3716 for more information
March 30 - April 2, 2021 Earle Brown Conference Center - Brooklyn Center Metro Water Operators School   Contact Jeanette Boothe, 651-201-4697 or Stew Thornley, 651-201-4655 for more information
Various Dates Various Locations Well Management Courses Link   Contact: Tom Alvarez, 651-201-4581
AceOps Training in Northern Iowa
Various in 2019 Locations in Iowa TBD   Register at: www.aceops.org
         
MPCA Wastewater Training
August 11-13, 2020 New Ulm, Best Western Plus Wastewater Treatment Basic   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
September 15-17, 2020 St. Cloud, Best Western Plus, Kelly Inn Type IV Basic (Land Application of Biosolids)   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
September 29-October 1, 2020 Nisswa, Grandview Lodge Stabilization Pond Seminar   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
October 14, 2020 New Prague, Quality Flow Pump Workshop   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
October 21, 2020 Lakeville, Holiday Inn & Suites Type IV Refresher (Land Application of Biosolids)   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
November 17-19, 2020 Brooklyn Park, Marriott Northwest Collection System Basic   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
December 15-17, 2020 Brooklyn Park, Marriott Northwest Wastewater Treatment Basic   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
MWOA Wastewater Training
August 4-5, 2020 Green Bay, WI 2 Day Wastewater MicroBiology Hands on Seminar   Visit www.mwoa.net for details
Other Related Training Opportunities
2020 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 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 Tracy Finch 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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