The eighth annual Maintenancefest is set to take place August 28 and 29, 2018 at the Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC).
Maintenancefest is a unique hands-on event that allows participants to cycle through six training modules of their choice, earning 1.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) over the course of two days. Three new modules have been developed for this year.
Planned modules include:
• Basics of Utility Locates — NEW!
• Chlorine Safety
• Continuous Free Chlorine Monitoring
• Fire Flow Testing
• Frozen Service Connections
• GIS — NEW!
• Iron and Manganese in Groundwater
• Leak Detection
• New Watermain Disinfection
• Pressure Control Valves — NEW!
• Ultraviolet Absorbance and Transmittance
Maintenancefest will run 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with lunch provided. For more information, or to register, please visit wcwc.ca/registration, or contact us at 866-515-0550 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost to register is $430.00 + HST.
Background: WCWC 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 77,000 participants across Ontario. For more information please visit www.wcwc.ca.