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Small System Water Operator Training


The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy has developed this training for operators and owners of small, privately-owned community drinking water supplies across the state.  Topics include lead/copper changes, system maintenance, and other issues relative to small drinking water supplies. 

 


Recorded Webinar Series for Small Systems Operators

 

 

Session 1:  |  (Recorded 08/03/2021, Duration 1 Hour 15 Minutes)

This training will focus on assisting small system water operators and owners with understanding transfer of ownership of a water supply, per the requirements of Act 399, and provide the most recent information on completing a Complete Distribution System Materials Inventory. 

 

Session 2:  |  (Recorded 08/05/2021, Duration 1 Hour 08 Minutes)

This training will focus on assisting small system water operators and owners with understanding the requirements and implementation of the Revised Total Coliform Rule for both Community and Non-Community water supplies.

 

Session 3:  |  (Recorded 08/10/2021, Duration 1 Hour 26 Minutes)

This training will focus on providing small system water operators and owners with guidance on how to complete paperwork, who do contact in division, and where to find templates. The training will also introduce the Drinking Water Concerns Database and an overview on how it is used.

 

Session 4:  |  (Recorded 08/12/2021, Duration 1 Hour 28 Minutes)

This training will focus on providing small system water operators and owners with information on Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAs) sampling and an overview of cross connection programs and requirements per Act 399. 
 

Session 5:  |  (Recorded 08/17/2021, Duration 1 Hour 46 Minutes)

This training will focus on providing small system water operators and owners with information for water supplies that provide treatment, including permitting for new treatment systems. This training session will also provide a brief overview on ethics and safety.