The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) is pleased to be hosting a small systems hands-on workshop on March 27, 2018 in Walkerton. The workshop will be geared to the owners and operators of small systems defined under Ontario Regulation 170/03 (Drinking Water Systems) and Ontario Regulation 319/08 (Small Drinking Water Systems). The workshop will provide an opportunity for hands-on training that can be used to maintain the Trained Person Designation.
The workshop will consist of a choice of six training modules focusing on the operation and maintenance of small systems. Participants will choose three modules and rotate through sessions, earning 0.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs.) Planned modules include:
• Centrifugal Pumps
• Iron and Manganese in Groundwater
• Sampling, Testing, Adverse Test Results and Corrective Actions
• Ultraviolet Disinfection Theory and Maintenance
• Ultraviolet Absorbance and Transmittance
• Wells 101 for Small Systems
The workshop will run 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with continental breakfast and lunch provided. The cost to register is $193.00 + HST.
Background: The Walkerton Clean Water Centre is an agency of the Government of Ontario, established in 2004, to ensure clean and safe drinking water for the entire province. WCWC coordinates and provides education, training and information to drinking water system owners, operators and operating authorities, and the public, in order to safeguard Ontario’s drinking water. Through partnerships, WCWC also provides training for the 133 First Nations communities in Ontario. To date, high-quality training has been provided to more than 73,000 participants across Ontario. For more information please visit www.wcwc.ca.