Northwest District Water Operators School: Environmental Health - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Northwest District Water Operators School

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The next Southwest District school:

  • Tuesday, October 24 to Thursday, October 26, 2017
    Sanford Center, Bemidji, Minnesota

A block of guest rooms at the adjacent Country Inn & Suites until September 23 at a special rate of $109 plus tax per night. Call 218-441-4800 and mention American Water Works Association.

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 2017 Training

  • Registration begins at 7:45 a.m. on October 24
  • Tuesday sessions begins at 8:15 a.m.
  • Wednesday sessions begin at 8:15 a.m.
  • Thursday sessions begin at 8:30 a.m.

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

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Morning Session

  • Welcome from Bemidji mayor Rita Albrecht
  • Minnesota American Water Works Association (AWWA) Update/Section Conference Recap/Water for People – Dave Brown, Chair, Minnesota AWWA
  • Water around the World
  • Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Update – David Rindal and Bonnie Shafer, MDH
  • Lead and Copper Rule Long-term Revisions and Corrosion Control Treatment – Lih-in Rezania and Anna Schliep, MDH

Afternoon Session

  • Dealing with the Public – Stew Thornley, MDH
  • Chemical FeedPete McPherson, Minnesota Pump Works
  • TOP of the Tower – Shawn Mulhern, KLM Engineering


Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Morning Session

  • Breakfast with speaker from Bemidi State University/Northeast District Business Meeting
  • Vendor Show with competitions: TopOps, Taste Test
Afternoon Session
  • Tour of Aircorps Aviation


Thursday, October 26, 2017

  • Northeast District Business Meeting – Election of Vice Chair
  • SecurityJon Groethe, MDH
  • ErgonomicsSanford Health
  • 20 Questions – Todd Johnson, MDH

or

  • Certification Exams
Updated Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 12:55PM