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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) | Class E & D Small Public Water Systems Webinars**

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
October 22, 2020 ONLINE - Virtual 2020 Updates on Backflow and Cross Connection (repeat) ONLINE - ZOOM . Link provided after registration  Noon - 3pm 3 CH - Fee Direct Related
October 29, 2020 St. Cloud Winterizing Your Water System Class size limited 6 CH - Fee Direct Related
November 4, 2020 Clarks Grove Water O&M - SDWA Compliance Class FULL 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
November 18, 2020 Mountain Iron Water O&M - SDWA Compliance CLASS CANCELLED 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
December 9, 2020 Park Rapids Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
December 15-17, 2020 St. Cloud C&D Water Refresher & Exam Class size limited 12 CH - 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
October 28, 2020 Roseau Wastewater O&M Training Class limited 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
November 4, 2020   Ranier Wastewater O&M Training Class limited 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
December 1, 2020 McGregor Wastewater O&M Training (rescheduled and moved from Nashwauk December 2nd) 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
December 15-16, 2020 St. Cloud C&D Wastewater Refresher - no test given on last day Class size limited 12 CH - Fee Direct Related
             
MRWA Class D Training (Non-Municipal and Nontransient Noncommunity)

**MRWA is hosting online 1 hour CEU webinars that meet the criteria for Class D and E Small Public Water Systems training. Notices of these webinars are sent 2 weeks prior to each webinar by EMAIL.  Please email MRWA your email address at mrwa@mrwa.com  to be included in receiving these webinar notices. An email address will be required to register for these online remote training webinars.**
TBD - TO BE RESCHEDULED TBD Class D Small Public Water Systems EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED 8 CH - No Fee
MRWA Class E Training (Nontransient Noncommunity and Non-Municipal )
EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED TBD Class E Small Public Water Systems EVENT TO BE RESCHEDULED 4 CH - No Fee
October 27, 2020 WEBINAR ONLINE Class E & D Small Public Water Systems - "Water Storage for Small Public Water Systems" Online Webinar Register Zoom Link on Agenda 1 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    
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 2020 Locations in Iowa TBD   Register at: www.aceops.org
         
MPCA Wastewater Training
October 21 - 22, 2020 Webinar only training-
8:30am - 11:30 am each day
Type IV Refresher (Land Application of Biosolids) - Webex workshop registration flyer   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
November 9 - 10, 2020 Webinar only training-
8:00am - 11:30 am each day
Collection System Basic Seminar - Registration Form   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
November 16, 17, & 18, 2020 Webinar only training -
8:00am - 11:00 am each day
Collection System Basic Seminar - Registration Form   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
November 19, 2020 Marriott Northwest - Brooklyn Park In person exam session - Exam certification exam application   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
December 8-9, 2020 Webinar only training - 8:00am - 11:30 am each day Wastewater Treatment Basic - Registration Form   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
December 14, 15 & 16, 2020 Webinar only training - 8:00am - 11:00 am each day Wastewater Treatment Basic - Registration Form   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
December 17, 2020 Marriott Northwest - Brooklyn Park In person exam session - Exam certification exam application   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
MWOA Wastewater Training
TBD       Visit www.mwoa.net for details
Other Related Training Opportunities
March 15-18, 2021 St. Cloud MCFOA Clerks Conference   Visit: https://www.mcfoa.org/confinfo
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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