Classroom #1 8:30 - 12:00 (3.5 Contact Hours)
Topic: Water Treatment in the 21st Century
Presented By: Richard Vierra, Water Opcert School
A close look at recent regulation changes as well as discussion on some of the ways current challenges are being addressed at the State and Federal levels.
Classroom #1 1:00 - 3:30 (2.5 Contact Hours)
Topic: Handling Hazardous Chemicals
Presented By: Brandy Hancocks, Golden State Water Co.
An overview of regulatory requirements for handling, storing and disposing of chemicals common to the water industry.
Classroom #2 8:30 - 12:00 (3.5 Contact Hours)
Topic: Invasive Species
Presented By: Ronald Smith, United States Fish & Wildlife Service
An in depth look at the affects of Quagga and Zebra Mussels in water sources and the importance of Early Detection, Prevention and Rapid Response.
Classroom #2 1:00 - 3:30 (2.5 Contact Hours)
Topic: Emergency Preparedness (ICS)
Presented By: John Spitler, Golden State Water Company
An overview of the Incident Command System (ICS) which is used nationally to effectively manage major events or disasters.