Southwest District Water Operators School - EH: Minnesota Department of Health

Southwest District Water Operators School

Conducted by the:

September 5, 2018 (Wednesday)
City of Mankato Intergovernmental Center

6 credit hours for attendance

Registration Details

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:

Noel Hansen: or 651-201-4690


Jeanette Boothe: or 651-201-4697
Stew Thornley: or 651-201-4655



Registration begins at 7:30, sessions begin at 8:00 on September 5.

Morning Session

  • PERA BenefitsSarah Fischer, PERA of Minnesota
  • Unidirectional Hydrant Flushing – Donovan Voeller, AE2S
  • Water System Evaluations – Jamie Connor and Steve Nelson, Bolton and Menk
  • Using Today's Technology for Downsizing Meters – Kirk Peterson, Core & Main
  • Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) Update and Lead/Copper – Anna Schliep, MDH

Afternoon Session

  • Water Operator Exam at Mankato Water Plant


  • Guatemala Renee "Dee" Oelrich, City of Mankato
  • Tank Maintenance: Considerations When Taking a Tank Out of Service – Dewey Prinzing, KLM Engineering
  • Chemical Safety – Mike Clemons, Hawkins Chemical
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Updated Monday, July 02, 2018 at 07:14AM