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Small systems workshop planned for Huntsville, Ont.


September 18, 2019
By Ground Water Canada

Walkerton, Ont. – The Walkerton Clean Water Centre will host a small systems hands-on workshop geared especially to the owners and operators of small systems defined under Ontario Regulations 170/03 and 319/08.

The workshop will provide opportunities for training that can be used to maintain the Trained Person designation, the centre said in a news release.

The workshop will consist of a choice of five training modules focusing on the operation and maintenance of small drinking water systems. Participants will choose three modules and rotate through sessions, earning 0.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs.) Planned modules include:

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·      Completing Logbook and Logsheet Entries
·      Sampling, Testing, Adverse Test Results and Corrective Actions
·      Small System Filters
·      Ultraviolet Disinfection Theory and Maintenance
·      Well Maintenance

Modules are led by industry experts, including WCWC’s Small Systems Specialist, Stephanie Meades. Stephanie supports small drinking water system operators across Ontario, with a focus on Ontario Regulation 319/08 systems.

The workshop will be held on Nov. 5, 2019, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., in Huntsville, Ont. The cost to register is $203.00 + HST.

For more information, or to register, please visit wcwc.ca/registration or contact us at 866-515-0550 or training@wcwc.ca.

The Walkerton Clean Water Centre is an agency of the Ontario government, established in 2004, to help ensure clean and safe drinking water for the entire province. WCWC coordinates and provides education, training and information to drinking water system owners, operators and operating authorities, and the public, in order to safeguard Ontario’s drinking water.