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Upcoming“Sample Collection For Water & Wastewater Compliance” In-Person workshop; Camas, WA; WW & DW CEU

  • April 17, 2024
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

IN-PERSON workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm April 12th, 2024

Analytical data produced by any laboratory is only defensible if proper sample collection, preservation, and storage procedures are applied. In this workshop you will learn how to develop sampling plans, explore commonly used sample collection equipment and its maintenance, and discuss correct sample collection, preservation, and storage procedures for BOD, solids, nutrients, metals, and organic analyses.

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Upcoming“Principles of the Activated Sludge Process” LIVE ONLINE Workshop; WW CEU

  • Day 2
    April 17, 2024
    8:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop:
We met our minimum registration requirements
Extended Registration Deadline: 5pm April 14th, 2024

This two part training consists of two 3.5 hour LIVE ONLINE sessions (total of 7 hours) and will provide you with a fundamental understanding of the processes, components, and microbiology applied in the activated sludge process. This class is also accepted as training towards obtaining or maintaining your wastewater operator certification.

Register early to secure your seat!


Upcoming“Introduction to Centrifugal Pumps Components & Operation” Live Online workshop; WW & DW CEU

  • April 18, 2024
    8:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
We met our minimum registration requirements
Extended Registration Deadline: 5pm April 17th, 2024

In this workshop you will become familiar with the parts typically found in centrifugal pumps, their purpose, and how they work. During this class we will: Identify centrifugal pump components common to typical pump configurations found in the water and wastewater industry; discuss materials typically used in pump components; explore typical pump configurations and component locations; explain the basic principles of centrifugal pump operation.

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Upcoming“How & Why to Write Standard Operating Procedures” In-Person Workshop, Camas, WA; WW & DW CEU

  • April 18, 2024
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

In-Person workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm April 12th, 2024

In this 7 hour workshop we will explore in detail the difference between an equipment or operations manual and an SOP, the general layout and expectations of these documents, what it means that the SOP is a “living document”, and how and when to update SOPs. We will also discuss how this information applies to writing work and maintenance procedures / instructions.

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Upcoming“Review & Prep for Wastewater Operator Level 1 & 2 Certification Exam”, Live Online workshop; WW CEU

  • Day 1 - 3
    April 22, 2024 - April 24, 2024
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Day 4 - 6
    April 29, 2024 - May 1, 2024
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
We met our minimum registration requirements
Extended Registration Deadline: 5pm April 21st, 2024

Our LIVE ONLINE  “Review & Prep for Wastewater Operator Level 1 & 2 Certification Exam” workshop consists of six sessions, totaling 21 hours over a two-week period.
This workshop is perfect for operators who understand the principles of wastewater treatment and are interested in obtaining their Wastewater Operator level 1 or 2 certificate. This class will explain what to expect from the exam and help you identify areas you may want to focus on during your exam prep activities. We will review the major components and treatment process and practice exam style questions.

Sign up today – early registrations help avoid workshop cancellations due to low registration rates.


Upcoming“Review & Prep for Wastewater Operator Level 3 & 4 Certification Exam” Workshop, In-Person, Everett, WA; WW CEUs

  • April 22, 2024 - April 24, 2024
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

IN-PERSON workshop
 Registration Deadline: 5 pm April 21st, 2024     

Our “Review & Prep for Wastewater Operator Level 3 & 4 Certification Exam” In-Person workshop consists of three sessions totaling 21 hours over a three-day period.
This workshop is perfect for operators who are getting ready to take their wastewater operator Level 3 or 4 certification exam. During this class we explain what to expect from the exam and help you identify areas you may want to focus on during your exam prep activities. Starting with the collection system all the way to the discharge of the effluent we review the key areas, components, and equipment encountered in wastewater treatment operations and practice exam style questions.

Register early to secure your seat!


Upcoming“Introduction to Various Approved Ammonia Test Methods”, Live online Workshop; WW CEU

  • April 23, 2024
    12:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
We met our minimum registration requirements
Extended Registration Deadline: 5pm April 22nd, 2024

During this 3 hour live online training we will discuss sample preparation requirements, analytical procedures, and quality control processes for ammonia testing in wastewater. This class will help you better understand how to determine which test method is best suited for your operation.

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Upcoming“The Impacts of Alkalinity, Volatile Acids, Nitrification, & Denitrification on Wastewater Treatment”, LIVE ONLINE workshop, WW CEU

  • April 25, 2024
    12:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
We met our minimum registration requirements
Extended Registration Deadline: 5pm April 24th, 2024

With the strict nutrient controlling regulations many wastewater treatment operations are looking towards biological denitrification processes. The alkalinity of wastewater can be used as a process indicator and drives several biological processes. In this workshop we will discuss how these parameters and processes impact each other and how they can be utilized to achieve higher treatment quality.

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Upcoming“Math Review & Exam Prep for Operator Level 3 & 4” In-Person workshop, Everett, WA; DW & WW CEU

  • April 29, 2024 - April 30, 2024
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

IN-PERSON workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm April 24th, 2024

This “Math Review & amp; Exam Prep for Operator Level III & IV” workshop is perfect for operators who understand the principles of wastewater and water math and are interested in obtaining their Wastewater Treatment Operator level III or IV certificate. Through out this workshop we will utilize real life scenarios to demonstrate how these formulas are used in your daily life as an operator. To help you better understand and become comfortable with how to use these formulas we will work through a variety of “word problems” reflecting situations you may encounter in the field, treatment plant, or laboratory. We will discuss the problems you may encounter and share tricks for how to master “operator math”.

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Upcoming“Lessons Learned from Historic Water & Wastewater Treatment”, Live Online workshop; WW & DW CEU

  • April 30, 2024
    8:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE Workshop
We met our minimum registration requirements
Extended Registration Deadline: 5pm April 29th, 2024

Water and wastewater conveyance and treatment goes back as far as 1500 BC. What do we have in common with these ancient systems? How do these principles apply to today’s water and wastewater treatment? What can we learn from this historic knowledge? This class will provide context to historically and internationally applied treatment processes and encourages class participants to evaluate how and why we utilize current treatment technologies.

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Upcoming“pH, Alkalinity, Hardness, Chlorine, Turbidity, and Solids Test Procedures”, IN-PERSON workshop, Dupont, WA; WW & DW CEU

  • April 30, 2024
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

IN-PERSON workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm April 24th, 2024

Many water and wastewater operations perform a variety of water quality testing for process control and / or regulatory compliance. This workshop will provide information on how to perform 11 of the most commonly applied test procedures in the lab as well as in the field.
In this 7 hour IN-PERSON “pH, Alkalinity, Hardness, Chlorine, Turbidity, and Solids Test Procedures” workshop we will discuss how to perform pH, alkalinity, hardness, chlorine, turbidity, and solids analyses. The instructor will explain the equipment, procedure, and QC requirements of each analysis. We will also point out commonly encountered problems, explore troubleshooting procedures, and discuss QC Charting.

Register early to secure your seat!


Upcoming“Introduction to Pumps” Workshop, Live Online; WW & DW CEU

  • April 30, 2024
    12:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
We met our minimum registration requirements
Extended Registration Deadline: 5pm April 29th, 2024

In this workshop we will discuss types and classifications of pumps, how they work, and their typical applications in the water and wastewater industry. This class forms the foundation for our new “mechanical” series of classes.

Register early to secure your seat


Upcoming“Principles of the Activated Sludge Process” IN-PERSON Workshop, Arlington, WA; WW CEU

  • May 1, 2024
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

IN-PERSON workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm April 24th, 2024

This “Principles of the Activated Sludge Process” workshop is designed to provide you with the fundamental understanding of the processes, components, and microbiology applied in the activated sludge process. This class is also accepted as training towards obtaining or maintaining your wastewater operator certification.

Register TODAY to secure your seat!


Upcoming“Overview of Laboratory Documentation” LIVE ONLINE workshop, WW & DW CEU

  • May 2, 2024
    8:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
We met our minimum registration requirements
Extended Registration Deadline: 5pm May 1st, 2024

This workshop will point out what and how information needs to be documented to stay compliant with lab accreditation requirements and produce defensible and reliable lab data. We will discuss internal and external chain of custodies (COCs), benchsheets, logs (temperature, chemical, reagent, maintenance, etc.), Quality Control (QC) logs and charts, and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

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Upcoming“How to Prepare for a Sanitary Surveys” workshop, IN-PERSON workshop, Everett, WA; DW CEU

  • May 2, 2024
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm April 24th, 2024

A Sanitary Survey evaluates a water system’s records, facilities, and processes to determine if conditions currently present a public health hazard or could potentially lead to future hazards. All WA Group A PWSs must submit to a sanitary surveys on a regular schedule. In this class we will explore how to prepare for a sanitary survey, respond to sanitary survey findings, report violations, and how to communicate with your regulator.

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Upcoming“Laboratory Documentation & Records” IN-PERSON workshop, Spokane, WA; WW & DW CEU

  • May 7, 2024
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

In-Person workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 1st, 2024

This workshop will point out what and how information needs to be documented to stay compliant with lab accreditation requirements and produce defensible and reliable lab data. We will discuss internal and external chain of custodies (COCs), benchsheets, logs (temperature, chemical, reagent, maintenance, etc.), Quality Control (QC) logs and charts, and standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Register early to secure your seat!


Upcoming“Math Review & Exam Prep for Operator Level 1 & 2” LIVE ONLINE workshop; DW & WW CEU

  • Day 1 & 2
    May 7, 2024 - May 8, 2024
    8:00 AM - 11:15 AM
  • Day 3 & 4
    May 14, 2024 - May 15, 2024
    8:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 1st, 2024

Our LIVE ONLINE “Math Review & Exam Prep for Operator Level I & II” workshop is perfect for operators who understand the principles of wastewater and water math and are interested in obtaining their Wastewater Treatment Operator level I or II certificate. Throughout this workshop we will utilize real life scenarios to demonstrate how these formulas are used in your daily life as an operator. To help you better understand and become comfortable with how to use these formulas we will work through a variety of “word problems” reflecting situations you may encounter in the field, treatment plant, or laboratory. We will discuss the problems you may encounter and share tricks for how to master “operator math”.

Register now to secure your seat!


Upcoming“Overview of Asset Management”, Live Online workshop; DW & WW CEU

  • May 7, 2024
    12:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 1st, 2024

An Asset Management Plan is beneficial for ALL water and wastewater operations. Managing our equipment, infrastructure, and resources is just as important for a small home owners association as it is for a big city. Funding is tight for all operations and careful asset management can help us make the best of our resources and funding. This class will offer a step-by-step overview of what to consider when you develop an effective Asset Management Plan.

Register early to secure your seat!


Upcoming“pH, Alkalinity, Hardness, Chlorine, Turbidity, and Solids Test Procedures”, IN-PERSON workshop, Spokane, WW & DW CEU

  • May 8, 2024
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

IN-PERSON workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 1st, 2024

Many water and wastewater operations perform a variety of water quality testing for process control and / or regulatory compliance. This workshop will provide information on how to perform 11 of the most commonly applied test procedures in the lab as well as in the field.
In this 7 hour IN-PERSON “pH, Alkalinity, Hardness, Chlorine, Turbidity, and Solids Test Procedures” workshop we will discuss how to perform pH, alkalinity, hardness, chlorine, turbidity, and solids analyses. The instructor will explain the equipment, procedure, and QC requirements of each analysis. We will also point out commonly encountered problems, explore troubleshooting procedures, and discuss QC Charting.

Register early to secure your seat!


Upcoming“Decades worth of Wastewater Treatment Experience & What we can Learn from it”, Live Online; WW CEU

  • May 8, 2024
    12:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE Workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 1st, 2024

Learning from each other wastewater operators’ experiences has always been a huge part of how we become successful operators and manage our daily activities in wastewater treatment. In this 3 hour live online workshop we will review real life experiences of wastewater operators and explore what we can learn from them.

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Upcoming“How to Use Excel Spreadsheet for Water & Wastewater Operators” IN-PERSON Workshop; DW & WW CEU

  • May 9, 2024
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Phone: 13604902426

IN-PERSON Workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 1st, 2024

This 7 hour IN-PERSON workshop is meant to help operators learn better navigate spreadsheets and design tables and forms commonly used in water and wastewater operations. We will explain basic spreadsheet terminology and functions, show you on the screen how to navigate spreadsheets, and demonstrate how common water and wastewater formulas can be incorporated in your forms.
While this workshop is designed for beginning users of Excel, it is also helpful for other users who may have been using spreadsheets but have limited experience in developing their own forms using basic formulas and formatting.
We will practice spreadsheet functions, formula development, and spreadsheet lay-out design. Please bring your own computer to this class.

Don’t wait – Sign up today to avoid workshop cancellations!


Upcoming“Introduction to Disaster Resiliency for Utilities” live online workshop; WW & DW CEU

  • May 9, 2024
    8:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 1st, 2024

This 3-hour online workshop will provide you with a fundamental understanding of all-hazards emergency management systems and their application in the water and wastewater industries. Join us to learn what that means.

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Upcoming“Overview of Centrifugal Pump Maintenance”, Live Online workshop; WW & DW CEU

  • May 13, 2024
    12:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 8th, 2024

In this workshop we will discuss routine and preventative maintenance of centrifugal pumps, common reasons for centrifugal pump failure, and how to correct these common pump failures.

Register early to secure your seat


Upcoming“Introduction to Quality Assurance / Quality Control” Live Online Workshop, WW & DW CEU

  • May 14, 2024
    12:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 8th, 2024

This “Introduction to Quality Assurance / Quality Control” workshop will provide you with an essential understanding of the principles and processes of QA/QC applied in water and wastewater treatment laboratories and other programs required to perform compliance testing.
To produce defensible data we must be able to demonstrate that equipment is properly calibrated, calibrations are verified, operators / analysts are trained properly, results are adequately documented, and more. This applies as much to field testing, operating flow meters and chemical feed pumps, and inline monitoring equipment as it does to your water quality analyses in the laboratory.

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Upcoming“Principles of Disinfection for Wastewater Operations” Live Online Workshop, WW CEU

  • May 15, 2024
    12:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 8th, 2024

In this 3 hour “Principles of Disinfection for Wastewater Operations” live online training we will discuss the basic principles of disinfection, operation and maintenance of chemical feed systems, as well as safety considerations of the various systems.

Register early to secure your seat!


Upcoming“Current & Emerging Concerns for Water & Wastewater Operations” Live Online Workshop; DW & WW CEU

  • May 16, 2024
    8:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE Workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 10th, 2024

In this 3-hour online workshop we will explore current and emerging concerns as they relate to both drinking water and wastewater.

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Upcoming“Using lab data to optimize and troubleshoot your wastewater treatment process” IN-PERSON workshop, TBD – Tacoma area, WA; WW CEU

  • May 29, 2024
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

IN-PERSON Workshop!
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 22nd, 2023

This class explains how to interpret lab results for tests like TSS, VSS, BOD, microscopy, nutrients, etc. and what they mean for your treatment process. We will provide you with tools to successfully fine tune your treatment processes, get the best quality and efficiency out of your system, meet your regulatory requirements, and have a cost-effective operation.

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Upcoming“Standard Operating Procedures – Best Practices” Live Online Workshop; WW & DW CEU

  • May 30, 2024
    8:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 8th, 2024

In this workshop we will discuss the difference between the equipment manual and an SOP, the general layout and expectations of these documents, what it means that the SOP is a “living document”, and how and when to update SOPs.

Register early to secure your seat


Upcoming“Sample Collection For Water & Wastewater Compliance” In-Person workshop; TBD Tacoma area, WA; WW & DW CEU

  • May 30, 2024
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

IN-PERSON workshop
Registration Deadline: 5 pm May 22nd, 2024

Analytical data produced by any laboratory is only defensible if proper sample collection, preservation, and storage procedures are applied. In this workshop you will learn how to develop sampling plans, explore commonly used sample collection equipment and its maintenance, and discuss correct sample collection, preservation, and storage procedures for BOD, solids, nutrients, metals, and organic analyses.

Secure seat – Register Today!


Upcoming“Wastewater Process Control, Optimization, & Troubleshooting”, Live Online workshop; WW CEU

  • June 3, 2024
    9:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Event Phone: 360-490-2426

LIVE ONLINE workshop
We met our minimum registration requirements
Extended Registration Deadline: 5pm June 2nd, 2024

In this 3 hour LIVE ONLINE workshop we will discuss commonly encountered problems, solutions, and steps to optimize your treatment process. We will also review traditional troubleshooting tools as well as innovative, state of the art approaches, such as DNA sequencing.

Register early to secure your seat!