The Walkerton Clean Water Centre (WCWC) is pleased to be hosting small systems hands-on workshops geared especially to the owners and operators of small systems defined under Ontario Regulation 170/03 and Ontario Regulation 319/08. The workshops will provide opportunities for training that can be used to maintain the Trained Person designation.
The workshops will consist of a choice of four training modules focusing on the operation and maintenance of small drinking water systems. Participants will choose three modules and rotate through sessions, earning 0.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs.) Planned modules include:
• Iron and Manganese in Groundwater
• Sampling, Testing, Adverse Test Results and Corrective Actions
• Ultraviolet Disinfection Theory and Maintenance
• Wells 101 for Small Systems
The workshops will be held on October 16, 2018 in Kingston and October 30, 2018 in Barrie. The workshops will run 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with lunch provided. The cost to register is $193.00 + HST.
Participants at a 2017
Small Systems Hands-on Workshop
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 78,000 participants across Ontario. For more information please visit www.wcwc.ca.