Upcoming Training Opportunity in New York State for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators

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Upcoming Training Opportunity in New York State for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators

New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) will be conducting three offerings of "Train the Trainer" across New York State in March and April 2019. Please see the attachments for more information on the courses, including cost and how to sign up.

Train-the-Trainer (Sponsored by NYWEA)

Tuesday - Wednesday, March 12 - 13, 2019
Erie County Training & Operations Ctr., Cheektowaga, NY
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Sign-in begins at 8:00 a.m.

Train-the-Trainer (Sponsored by NYWEA)

Tuesday - Wednesday, March 26 - 27, 2019
Onondaga County Dept. of Water Environmental Protection, Syracuse, NY
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Sign-in begins at 8:00 a.m.

Train-the-Trainer (Sponsored by NYWEA)

Tuesday - Wednesday, April 9 - 10, 2019
Green Island Municipal Center, Green Island, NY
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Sign-in begins at 8:00 a.m.

This class will qualify students to be instructors in New York. It will train instructors of wastewater training in how to design classes that are effective and engaging, and that will qualify for training hours in New York. This program will discuss the cycle of training design, from analysis to evaluation, including developing learning objectives and strategies for delivering information. Other topics include record keeping and techniques for keeping things interesting.

Participants will practice these skills by breaking into small groups and delivering 15-minute presentations. 12 Renewal Training Credits (RTCs) will be available to students who complete the course.

This workshop will be presented by Jon Jewett. Jon received a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Vermont, has 30 years of experience in training and is a Nationally Certified Environmental Trainer.

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New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) will also be conducting Wastewater Pumps & Hydraulics training in Syracuse, NY in April 2019. Please see the attachment for more information on this course, including cost and how to sign up.

Wastewater Pumps & Hydraulics

Tuesday - Wednesday, April 23 - 24, 2019
Syracuse Metro WWTP, Syracuse, NY
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Sign-in begins at 8:00 a.m.

An understanding of hydraulic principles is critical to the management of collections systems and the operation of wastewater treatment plants. This two-day course covers the operation and maintenance of pumps, and the hydraulic principles behind them, in a straightforward manner.

Topics include pump types, parts, packing and adjustments, reading and using pump curves, motor principles and theory of operation, and horse-power and electrical calculations. In addition, participants will learn about mechanical seal failures, operational troubleshooting, and maintenance of bearings and couplings.

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