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Small Systems Water Operator Training Series - 2024

2024-07-30T14:00:00Z 2024-08-08T15:15:00Z Small Systems Water Operator Training Series - 2024

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy has developed this virtual training for operators and owners of small, privately-owned public drinking water supplies across the state. Topics include EGLE's new MIEHDWIS database, capacity development, coliform bacteria source investigation, cross connection, system maintenance, communications, water system emergencies, and other issues relative to small drinking water supplies.

This course is comprised of 5 sessions held July 30 - August 08, 2024.

Registration Fee: $45 includes all 5 sessions.

Continuing Education: Each session provides 0.1 CECs for up to 0.5 CECs in the technical category.

REGISTRATION/CANCELLATION DEADLINE: July 26, 2024  Register Now



Session 1 - MiEHDWIS/Drinking Water Viewer
Tuesday, July 30, 2024
10:00-11:15 AM

This training will focus on providing small system water operators and owners with information on EGLE DWEHD’s Michigan Environmental Health and Drinking Water Information System (MiEHDWIS) Database and EGLE’s Drinking Water Viewer. Session 1 of this series will include:

Provide an overview of the Michigan Environmental Health and Drinking Water Information System (MiEHDWIS) database’s purpose to streamline communication between EGLE and public drinking water supplies, general functions available on the platform, and summary of recently added features and updates. (30 min)
Provide an overview and demonstration of EGLE’s Drinking Water Viewer that provides public access to public water system information for noncommunity water supplies including information on general system information, sampling, and violations/enforcement. (30 min)
Q&A Session (15 min)


Session 2 - Consumer Confidence Reports
Wednesday, July 31, 2024
10:00-11:15 AM

This training will focus on providing small system water operators and owners with an overview of the consumer confidence report rules and requirements. Session 2 of this series will include:

Consumer Confidence Report (60 min):
Available resources to assist with completing the consumer confidence report requirements
Overview of the consumer confidence report rules and deadlines
Provide an overview of how to write a consumer confidence report and the elements that are required to be included
Common deficiencies found in consumer confidence reports and how to avoid/resolve them
Overview of the proposed consumer confidence report rule revisions
Q&A Session (15 min)


Session 3 - Asset Management
Thursday, August 1, 2024
10:00-11:15 AM

This training will focus on providing small system water operators and owners with information on asset management programs. Session 3 of this series will include:

This training session discusses the process of planning and implementing an Asset Management Program for drinking water systems. This includes reviewing asset management concepts, the components of a program, and examines how programs provides tools and a framework for prioritizing needs and extending the useful life of utility assets. Practical topics to aid in developing and implementing a program are covered, including inventories and condition assessments, best management practices, preventative maintenance, capital improvement planning, and record-keeping. We will explore the roles of different people in an organization to implement the plan, and the importance of updating the plan each year. (60 min)
Q&A Session (15 min)


Session 4 - Operator Oversight
Tuesday, August 6, 2024
10:00-11:15 AM

This training will focus on assisting small system water operators and owners on operator oversight requirements and guidance for maintaining compliance. Session 4 of this series will include:

Operator Oversight (60 min)
Operator certification based on system classification
General oversight requirements and expectations
Public notification overview
Operator designation form and backup operations plan
Q&A Session (15 min)


Session 5 - Lead Service Line Replacement/Distribution System Materials Inventory
Thursday, August 8, 2024
10:00-11:15AM

This training will focus on providing small system water operators and owners with information on lead service line replacements and the complete distribution system material inventory. Session 5 of this series will include:

Lead Service Line Replacement (30 min):
Guidance on service line material notification
Annual Service Line Replacement Report form overview
Emergency service line repair requirements
Distribution System Material Inventory (DSMI) (30 min):
General Overview of the Complete Distribution System Materials Inventory (CDSMI) requirements
Overview of rules revisions
CDSMI Submission Forms
Q&A Session (15 min)

 

Register Now

 

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations must be made by July 26, 2024, and the registration fee will be refunded. Cancellations will not be accepted after July 26. Registrants who do not attend the live webinar will receive a link to the recording.

 


Individuals needing language assistance or accommodations for effective participation at this event should contact Joel Roseberry at 517-599-9494 by July 19 to request language, mobility, visual, hearing, translation, and/or other assistance.

EGLE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, national origin, color, marital status, disability, political beliefs, height, weight, genetic information, or sexual orientation in the administration of any of its programs or activities, and prohibits intimidation and retaliation, as required by applicable laws and regulations.

Virtual Webinar Series
Event Date

Start: July 30, 2024 10:00 AM

End: August 08, 2024 11:15 AM

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy has developed this virtual training for operators and owners of small, privately-owned public drinking water supplies across the state. Topics include EGLE's new MIEHDWIS database, capacity development, coliform bacteria source investigation, cross connection, system maintenance, communications, water system emergencies, and other issues relative to small drinking water supplies.

This course is comprised of 5 sessions held July 30 - August 08, 2024.

Registration Fee: $45 includes all 5 sessions.

Continuing Education: Each session provides 0.1 CECs for up to 0.5 CECs in the technical category.

REGISTRATION/CANCELLATION DEADLINE: July 26, 2024  Register Now



Session 1 - MiEHDWIS/Drinking Water Viewer
Tuesday, July 30, 2024
10:00-11:15 AM

This training will focus on providing small system water operators and owners with information on EGLE DWEHD’s Michigan Environmental Health and Drinking Water Information System (MiEHDWIS) Database and EGLE’s Drinking Water Viewer. Session 1 of this series will include:

Provide an overview of the Michigan Environmental Health and Drinking Water Information System (MiEHDWIS) database’s purpose to streamline communication between EGLE and public drinking water supplies, general functions available on the platform, and summary of recently added features and updates. (30 min)
Provide an overview and demonstration of EGLE’s Drinking Water Viewer that provides public access to public water system information for noncommunity water supplies including information on general system information, sampling, and violations/enforcement. (30 min)
Q&A Session (15 min)


Session 2 - Consumer Confidence Reports
Wednesday, July 31, 2024
10:00-11:15 AM

This training will focus on providing small system water operators and owners with an overview of the consumer confidence report rules and requirements. Session 2 of this series will include:

Consumer Confidence Report (60 min):
Available resources to assist with completing the consumer confidence report requirements
Overview of the consumer confidence report rules and deadlines
Provide an overview of how to write a consumer confidence report and the elements that are required to be included
Common deficiencies found in consumer confidence reports and how to avoid/resolve them
Overview of the proposed consumer confidence report rule revisions
Q&A Session (15 min)


Session 3 - Asset Management
Thursday, August 1, 2024
10:00-11:15 AM

This training will focus on providing small system water operators and owners with information on asset management programs. Session 3 of this series will include:

This training session discusses the process of planning and implementing an Asset Management Program for drinking water systems. This includes reviewing asset management concepts, the components of a program, and examines how programs provides tools and a framework for prioritizing needs and extending the useful life of utility assets. Practical topics to aid in developing and implementing a program are covered, including inventories and condition assessments, best management practices, preventative maintenance, capital improvement planning, and record-keeping. We will explore the roles of different people in an organization to implement the plan, and the importance of updating the plan each year. (60 min)
Q&A Session (15 min)


Session 4 - Operator Oversight
Tuesday, August 6, 2024
10:00-11:15 AM

This training will focus on assisting small system water operators and owners on operator oversight requirements and guidance for maintaining compliance. Session 4 of this series will include:

Operator Oversight (60 min)
Operator certification based on system classification
General oversight requirements and expectations
Public notification overview
Operator designation form and backup operations plan
Q&A Session (15 min)


Session 5 - Lead Service Line Replacement/Distribution System Materials Inventory
Thursday, August 8, 2024
10:00-11:15AM

This training will focus on providing small system water operators and owners with information on lead service line replacements and the complete distribution system material inventory. Session 5 of this series will include:

Lead Service Line Replacement (30 min):
Guidance on service line material notification
Annual Service Line Replacement Report form overview
Emergency service line repair requirements
Distribution System Material Inventory (DSMI) (30 min):
General Overview of the Complete Distribution System Materials Inventory (CDSMI) requirements
Overview of rules revisions
CDSMI Submission Forms
Q&A Session (15 min)

 

Register Now

 

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations must be made by July 26, 2024, and the registration fee will be refunded. Cancellations will not be accepted after July 26. Registrants who do not attend the live webinar will receive a link to the recording.

 


Individuals needing language assistance or accommodations for effective participation at this event should contact Joel Roseberry at 517-599-9494 by July 19 to request language, mobility, visual, hearing, translation, and/or other assistance.

EGLE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, age, national origin, color, marital status, disability, political beliefs, height, weight, genetic information, or sexual orientation in the administration of any of its programs or activities, and prohibits intimidation and retaliation, as required by applicable laws and regulations.