Water Quality

WWQ-PCA Don Hudson Memorial Scholarship

Don Hudson was the first executive director of the Wyoming Water Quality and Pollution Control Association (WWQ-PCA) and a proponent of operator education, as he demonstrated by working during the day and attending night classes. His strong belief in operator education and training lead the WWQ-PCA to honor Don by naming this scholarship after him upon his passing.This scholarship will be used to sponsor the first six Wyoming water or wastewater operators who register for the Confined Spaces class and apply the class towards their DEQ contact hours in water distribution, water treatment, wastewater collection, and wastewater treatment. Contact Sarah Schneider for information.

WATER QUALITY CEU COURSES

SPRING 2017

Applied Math for Operators
Learn practical and realistic applications of mathematical formulas and problems related to the operations of water and wastewater treatment plants and collection and distribution systems. Bring a copy of “Applied Math for Water Plant Operators” (ISBN 0-8776-2874-2) and “Applied Math for Water Plant Operators Workbook” (ISBN 0877628750).
Course # CEU 0893 80
1.6 CEUs
Tue. and Wed., March 14 and 15
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Location: GW 107
Instructor: Paul Brutsman
All licenses
Cost: $375

ASSE Cross Connection Recertification
This class is for people who want to renew their American Society of Sanitary Engineers tester certification. Participants must pass an online exam and perform a hands-on exam on a RPZ, DC, PVB, and SRVB where one of the assemblies will fail and the failure must be properly diagnosed to be recertified. The cost includes the ASSE recertification fee.
Course # CEU 0855 80
1.6 CEUs
Thur. and Fri., Apr. 20 and 21
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Location: EI 106 and 107
Instructor: Fred Spengler
Cost: $425
All licenses
Registration deadline: Mar. 23

ASSE Cross Connection Tester
This exam preparation class for the American Society of Sanitary Engineers backflow tester certification covers hydraulic principles, test gauges, parts and terminology, applications and installations, test procedures, troubleshooting, and test failures and causes. You must document five years of plumbing or drinking water industry experience on the application we send to you after you register for the class. The cost includes the textbook and the ASSE exam. Participants must pass an online exam and perform a hands-on exam on a RPZ, DC, PVB, and SRVB to be certified.
Course # CEU 0851 80
4 CEUs
Mon. thru Fri., May 8 to 12
8 a.m. –4 p.m.
Location: EI 106 and 107
Instructor: Fred Spengler
Cost: $875
All licenses
Registration deadline: Apr. 24

Confined Spaces
This is an introductory class on OSHA’s permit required confined space entry regulations. Topics covered include understanding the regulations and required elements of a confined space program.
Course # CEU 0812 60
.8 CEUs
Wed., Feb. 8
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Location: GW 115
Instructor: Micah Rush
All licenses
Cost: $240

Pumps and Pumping
This class covers basic centrifugal pump operation and maintenance, including pump theory, types and components, packing and mechanical seals, pump piping, and pump hydraulics. The cost for this class includes the pumps and pumping manual ($50).
Course # CEU 0832 80
2.1 CEUs
Tue. thru Thur., May 16 to 18
8 a.m.–4 p.m.
Location: GW 107
Instructor: Paul Brutsman
All licenses
Cost: $525

 

WWQ-PCA DON HUDSON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Don Hudson, the first executive director of the Wyoming Water Quality & Pollution Control Association (WWQ-PCA), was a proponent of operator education, as he demonstrated by working during the day and attending night classes. His strong belief in operator education and training led the WWQ-PCA to honor Don by naming this scholarship after him upon his passing. This scholarship will be used to sponsor the first six Wyoming water or wastewater operators who register for the Confined Spaces class and apply the class towards their DEQ contact hours in water distribution, water treatment, wastewater collection, and wastewater treatment. Contact Sarah Schneider for information.