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2018 Events

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IRWA Afton Training


8:00 – 9:00 --- Jake Dugger, Maguire Iron speaking on Tanks (WT,WD)

9:00 – 10:00 --- Matt Walker, Garden & Associates speaking on Hydraulics (WT,WD,WW)

10:00 – 11:00 --- Rich Weekly, Pro-Tech Power speaking on SCADA and Control systems (WT,WD,WW)

Lunch served at 11:00


October 18
Three Mile Lake Lodge
1542 Campground Rd

No Registration Fee


Operations and Management of Collection Systems

Sponsored by:


This 5 hour Workshop will cover a variety of topics concerning collection system operations and management. Also included is how a pressure sewer system operates compared to a gravity system.

The Iowa Rural Water Association would like to invite you to join us and your peers for a FREE training workshop. Get valuable information you need from our expert trainers to maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and state regulations.

With a variety of topics, speakers and presentations our training meets the requirements of system specialists (operators), management, office staff and decision makers.

Please visit our website and check out other training opportunities under the events tab, where you’ll find details on dates, locations, speakers, topics and much more.

Technical assistance to address compliance issues is available from Iowa Rural Water Association at no cost.

This workshop will offer 5 CEU hours in Wastewater, may split 3 hours ww - 2 hours wt/wd.


November 13
Western Iowa Technical Community College
200 Victory Drive

November 14
Community Center
614 Dr Van Zee Rd

November 15
IRWA Training Center
4221 S 22nd Ave E


Kirk Larson and Chad Sparks – Midland GIS

Bryan Robinson – Municipal Pipe and Tool

Dave Morgan – Iowa Pump Works

Chad Mesenbrink - HydroKlean


8:30 - Basic Sewer Cleaning & Nozzle Selection

9:45 - BREAK – Sponsored by Iowa Pump Works, HydroKlean, Municipal Pipe and Midland GIS

10:00 - GPS Technologies for Utilities

10:45 - Asset Management Plans

11:45 - Lunch (on your own)

12:45 - Manhole Rehab and I&I Control

1:45 - BREAK

2:00 - Introduction to Low Pressure Sewer (LPS) & Grinder Pumps

3:00 - Wrap-up & CEUs

Registration Cost
No Fee!
This training is Free!