Northeast District Water Operators School

Conducted by the:

May 13-15, 2015 (Wednesday-Friday)
Grand Lodge Ely
400 North Pioneer Road
Ely, Minnesota 55731
218-365-6565

For guest room reservations, go to Grand Lodge Ely, enter in the dates and click "Click Availability." In the "Group ID" field, enter 151710.

  • 16 credit hours for attendance
  • Opening speaker:
    Dave Brown on water in Malawi

Registration Details

Questions or assistance with online registration and payment, contact:

Jeanette Boothe: jeanette.boothe@state.mn.us or 651-201-4697.

Certification Exam

Applications for the certification exam must be received by the Minnesota Department of Health at least 15 days before the exam. Download the exam application below: Or contact one of these MDH Drinking Water Protection staff:

Noel Hansen: noel.hansen@state.mn.us or 651-201-4690
Mark Sloan: mark.sloan@state.mn.us or 651-201-4652

Questions

Jeanette Boothe: jeanette.boothe@state.mn.us or 651-201-4697
Stew Thornley: stew.thornley@state.mn.us or 651-201-4655

Agenda for 2015 Training

  • Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on May 13
  • Wednesday breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m.
  • Thursday sessions begin at 7:45 a.m.
  • Friday sessions begin at 8:00 a.m.

 

Note: In place of the other sessions, an all-day exam prep will be held on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Morning Session

  • Welcome from Ely Mayor Chuck Novak
  • Water for People – Corey Lubovich, City of Hibbing
  • Water in Malawi – Dave Brown, Progressive Consulting Engineers
  • 20 Questions – Mark Proulx, City of Duluth
  • Minnesota Department of Health Update – David Rindal, Bonnie Shafer, and others from the Department of Hea lth
Afternoon Session
  • John Gilbert, hockey author
  • Tower Freeze Ups and Remote Operated Vehicle– Shawn Mulhern, KLM Engineering


Thursday, May 14, 2015

Morning Session

  • Hand's on training for pump maintenance
Afternoon Session
  • Vendor Show with competitions
  • Operator Interface


Friday, May 15, 2015

  • Northeast District Business Meeting – Election of Vice Chair
  • Water for People Drawing
  • Roundtable: Freeze Ups, Ductile Iron vs. HDPE
  • Plant Rehab for Efficiency: Ortonville
  • Watershed Issues – Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

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  • Certification Exams

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Updated Friday, April 03, 2015 at 12:42PM