Southwest District Water Operators School

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

Conducted by the:

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Redwood Area Community Center
Redwood Falls

Registration Details

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


Eric Roos: or 507-372-8680


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

Water for PeopleDick Wetzel

Watermain Slip LiningPaul Pasko, SEH, Inc.

Iron and Manganese Removal: Treatment Processes and Optimization – John Graupman, Bolton & Menk, Inc.

Understanding the Importance of Mixing Potable Water Tanks – Mike Christensen, Solar Bee

Panel Discussion/Question and Answer Session

Lunch with AWWA Business Meeting, Meter Madness, Hydrant Hoopla, Vendor Exhibit in Arena

Ammonia and Chlorine Interactions – Darin Schriever, DGR Engineering

Minnesota Department of Health Update – David Rindal, MDH

Leak Locating/Automatic Flushing Units - Doug Kilanowski, Mueller Water Products

Ammonia Removal/Biological Filters – Dave Schultz, MDH

Closing, Door Prizes & Raffle

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Updated Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 12:08PM