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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 / Soderholm Backflow Prevention Classes
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 Add Event to Your Calendar Credit Hours Direct OR     Related Hours
Water  /  WW
November 19, 2019 Cook Water O&M - SDWA Compliance Add to Outlook 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
December 4, 2019 Walker Water O&M - SDWA Compliance Add to Outlook 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
March 3-5, 2020 St. Cloud 36th Annual Water & Wastewater Technical Conference   16 CH - Fee Direct Direct
April 8, 2020 Ranier Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
April 14, 2020 Grand Rapids Sustainable Utility Management   6 CH - No Fee Related Related
April 15, 2020 Elbow Lake Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
May 5, 2020 Plymouth Setting Up a Cross Connection Workshop   6 CH - Fee Direct Related
May 6, 2020 Spicer Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
May 7, 2020 St. Charles Sustainable Utility Management   6 CH - No Fee Related Related
May 13, 2020 Sauk Rapids Engineering for Non-Engineers   6 CH - Fee Related Related
May 20, 2020 Elk River Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
June 3, 2020 Remer Hydrant Repair Training   6 CH - Fee Direct Related
June 9, 2020 Hugo Hydrant Repair Training   6 CH - Fee Direct Related
June 25, 2020 Wahkon Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
June 30, 2020 Baxter Line Tracing   6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
July 8, 2020 Rushford Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
July 21, 2020 Elbow Lake Specialized Distribution & Collection Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
July 22, 2020 Cologne Line Tracing   6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
July 23, 2020 Annandale Specialized Distribution & Collection Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
July 28, 2020 Stewartville Hydrant Repair Training   6 CH - Fee Direct Related
August 11, 2020 St. James Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 13, 2020 Cologne Hydrant Repair Training   6 CH - Fee Direct Related
August 19, 2020 Lake Benton Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 27, 2020 Faribault Line Tracing   6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
September 1, 2020 Thief River Falls Water O&M - SDWA Compliance   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
September 30, 2020 Waconia 12th Annual Operator EXPO   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
December 10, 2019 Shafer Wastewater O&M Add to Outlook 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
December 11, 2019 Elbow Lake Wastewater O&M Add to Outlook 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
April 7, 2020 Ranier Wastewater O&M Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
April 14, 2020 Grand Rapids Sustainable Utility Management   6 CH - No Fee Related Related
May 7, 2020 St. Charles Sustainable Utility Management   6 CH - No Fee Related Related
May 13, 2020 Sauk Rapids Engineering for Non-Engineers   6 CH - Fee Related Related
May 20, 2020 Pipestone Wastewater O&M Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
May 27, 2020 Detroit Lakes Wastewater O&M Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
June 10, 2020 Shakopee Mdewakanton Wastewater Collection   6 CH - Fee Direct Related
June 24, 2020 Wahkon Wastewater O&M Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
June 30, 2020 Baxter Line Tracing   6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
July 7, 2020 Two Harbors Wastewater O&M Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
July 9, 2020 Rushford Wastewater O&M Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
July 22, 2020 Cologne Line Tracing 6 CH - Fee Direct Direct
August 5, 2020 McGregor Wastewater O&M Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 25, 2020 Blackduck Wastewater O&M Training   6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 26, 2020 Dodge Center Wastewater O&M Training 6 CH - No Fee Direct Related
August 27, 2020 Faribault Line Tracing   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   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
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)
October 30, 2019 Maple Grove Class D Small Public Water Systems   8 CH - No Fee
MRWA Class E Training (Nontransient Noncommunity and Non-Municipal )
November 20, 2019 Cologne Class E Small Public Water Systems   4 CH - No Fee
December 3, 2019 Cohasset Class E Small Public Water Systems   4 CH - No Fee
December 17, 2019 Elbow Lake Class E Small Public Water Systems   4 CH - No Fee
MRWA/Soderholm Backflow Prevention Classes  - (to register for any class, click on the date of the class)
TBD Soderholm & Associates, 7150 143rd Ave NW, Ramsey, MN 55303 COMBINED - Backflow Tester Certification Class ASSE 5110 & Rebuilder Certification ASSE 5130 - 60 hours (Limited to 20 attendees: prerequisite minimum 5-years of industry related experience)   40/60 hours - $1,200 fee
TBD Soderholm & Associates, 7150 143rd Ave NW, Ramsey, MN 55303 RECERTIFICATION ASSE 5110 & ASSE 5120 Class - 8 hour recertification class. (Students must already have the ASSE 5110 certification class to attend.)   8 hours - $375 fee
         
Other Training Opportunities
MDH/AWWA Water Training
Minnesota Department of Health Training Schedule * AWWA Training Page
March 31-April 2, 2020 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
September 22-25, 2020 Duluth - Duluth Entertainment Convention Center Minnesota American Water Works Association Annual Conference   Contact Rob Isabel, 651-252-3716 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
November 19-21, 2019 Jimmy's Event Center, Vadnais Heights Collection System Basic   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
December 17-19, 2019 Jimmy's Event Center, Vadnais Heights Wastewater Treatment Basic   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
March 23-25, 2020 Brooklyn Park, Marriott Northwest 46th Annual Collection System Operators 2020 Conference   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
March 25-27, 2020 Brooklyn Park, Marriott Northwest 83rd Annual Wastewater Operations 2020 Conference   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
April 14-16, 2020 Mankato, Courtyard by Marriott 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
May 12-14, 2020 New Ulm, Best Western Plus Stabilization Pond Seminar   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
May 28, 2020 Brainerd, Craguns Conference Center 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
June 16-18, 2020 Owatonna, Holiday Inn & Suites Type V Basic (Spray Irrigation)   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
June 17, 2020 Vadnais Heights, General Repair Pump Workshop   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
July 15, 2020 St. Cloud, Holiday Inn & Suites Biological Nutrient Removal   Registration and exam information: Annaliza Heesch at annaliza.heesch@state.mn.us  or
651-757-2591 or 800-657-3864
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
January 22, 2020 TBD MWOA/CSWEA Collection Workshop   Visit www.mwoa.net for details
Other Related Training Opportunities
2019 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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