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

Southwest District Water Operators School

Conducted by the Minnesota Section American Water Works Association and the Minnesota Department of Health

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The next Southwest District school will be Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at the Redwood Area Community Center in Redwood Falls.

Another school will be held in Fairmont (exact location to be determined) on Wednesday, August 30.

Participants will receive 6 credit hours.

Questions or assistance with online registration and payment, contact:

Jeanette Boothe: 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: or 651-201-4690
Mark Sloan: or 651-201-4652


Kyle Hinrichs: or 507-387-8588

Agenda for April 19, 2017

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Sessions begin at 8:00

Benefits of Replacing Water Meters Mike Fries, Ferguson Waterworks

Communicating with the Public Stew Thornley, Minnesota Department of Health (MDH)

Tank Mixing Mike Christiansen, Solar Bee

Minnesota Department of Health UpdateDavid Rindal, MDH

Between a Rock and a Wet Place: The Back Story of Flint, Michigan – Rick Wahlen, Eden Prairie

Onsite Chlorine GenerationPeter Herlihy

Interstate Power SystemsMichael Kramer

Water Supply Plan – Gary Bennett, Minnesota Department of Natural Resources

Water Operator Exam will be held at 1:00

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Updated Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at 09:10AM