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Southeast Rural Community Assistance Program (SERCAP) along with its partner the Virginia Section of the American Water Works Association (VA AWWA) invites representatives of Small Community Water Systems (fewer than 10,000 persons served), to a FREE one-day workshop on Compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Your utility faces day-to-day challenges providing reliable, safe drinking water for your customers while voiding costly violations.  This FREE one-day workshop is offered to help your utility learn about compliance with drinking water regulations and steps to avoid those costly violations.  In addition, representatives from the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Drinking Water will be providing Regulatory Overviews as part of the training.
 
What topics will be covered at the workshop?
  • Regulatory Review
  • Total Coliform Rule, Revised Total Coliform Rule, Stage 2 Disinfectants/Disinfection Byproducts Rule, Lead and Copper Rule
  • Disinfection Overview
  • DBP Treatment Strategies
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for all attendees have been applied for through DPOR for all Virginia Operators.
 
Attend this workshop, and you will be able to:
  • Achieve and maintain compliance with drinking water regulations and avoid costly violations;
  • Apply a multiple barrier approach for prevention of microbial contaminants;
  • Manage distribution system infrastructure and disinfectant residuals to prevent microbial contamination;
  • Optimize treatment plant and distribution system operations to minimize DBP formation;
  • Evaluate the most appropriate in -plant or distribution system treatment alternative that helps minimize DBP formation; and 
  • Describe the importance of the distribution system in maintaining water quality.
 
Agenda (subject to change)
 
8:00 am      Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30 am      Morning session 
Regulatory Review
Total Coliform Rule 
Revised Total Coliform Rule 
Disinfection ByProducts
Lead and Copper Rule 
Disinfection Overview
DBP Treatment Strategies
 
12:30 pm    Lunch (provided compliments of VA AWWA)
 
1:15 pm       Afternoon Session
Distribution Water Quality
Learning Lab - Water Quality Monitoring to include:
Total Coliform Sample Collection
Chlorine Residual Sample Collection
Chlorine Residual Mapping
 
5:00 pm       Adjourn
 
This workshop is made possible by funding through the USEPA, AWWA, and the Rural Community Assistance Partnership.
                    
 
Where
Southwest Higher Education Center
1 Partnership Circle
Abingdon, VA
Organizers
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Geneva Hudgins
geneva.hudgins@vaawwa.org
434.386.3190