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2018 MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS

Nov 1,2017 - Oct 31,2018    Time: 6:00 am - 6:00 am

2018 MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS Supporting Membership SUPPORTING MEMBERSHIP is intended for engineers, officials, sales representatives, interested individuals, etc. and entitles them to receive NHWWA journals, NHWWA newsletters, meeting notices and attend meetings. Supporting Members cannot vote on NHWWA policies. The Supporting Membership application must accompany the $70.00 annual membership dues. Thereafter, dues are billed annually after November 1st (the beginning of our fiscal year). Utility Membership UTILITY MEMBERSHIP is held by NH water department personnel and water system personnel. It entitles the water department or water system to receive the journals, newsletters, meeting and all training notices and have a voting privilege. The Utility Membership application must accompany the annual membership dues. Thereafter, dues are billed annually after November 1st (the beginning of our fiscal year). Small Systems Membership SMALL SYSTEMS MEMBERSHIP for very small non-municipal community water systems serving less than 100 people. The $30.00 annual membership enables operators & owners to attend all our events at the membership price.


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Event Fees:

Support Membership $ 70.00
Small Systems Membership $ 30.00
Legislative Membership for Support Members $ 275.00
Legislative Contribution $ 15.00
Utility Membership - 10,000+ Connection $ 350.00
Utility Membership - 5,000-9,999 Connections $ 230.00
Utility Membership - 2,500-4,999 Connections $ 115.00
Utility Membership - 1,000-2,499 Connections $ 90.00
Utility Membership - <1,000 Connections $ 60.00

DRINKING WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR BASICS COURSE

Jan 10,2018 - Mar 14,2018    Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

This Course has filled but we are accepting names for a waiting list.

Please contact NH Water Works Association at (603) 415-3959 or email info@nhwwa.org for more information.

 

2018 NHWWA Drinking Water System Operator Basics Course

An Introductory Course for New Drinking Water System Operators

WHEN: Held for 10 consecutive Wednesday mornings starting January 10, 2018 and ending March 14, 2018. Classes are held from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM. If a class is cancelled due to inclement weather, a make-up session will be held on the Thursday immediately following the cancelled class. WHERE: Concord Water Treatment Plant, 53 Hutchins Street, Concord, NH. CREDIT: 30 TCH’s will be awarded to those who complete the entire course. COST: $500 for NHWWA members | $550 for non-members. Registration fee includes the textbook, worksheets, handouts. A calculator is needed for the math classes. Registrations must be received by Friday, January 5, 2018. Registrations received after Friday, January 5, 2018 will be subject to a $25 late fee. Cancellations must be received by Friday, January 5, 2018 for a refund. Registration fees are non-refundable after Friday, January 5, 2018 but can be applied to a future event or training. No refunds or credits will be issued for no shows. SPACE IS LIMITED! The course is limited to the first 25 registered and paid. COURSE OUTLINE This course is designed to help attendees prepare for the Grade 1 Treatment and Distribution Certification Examinations. Mathematics and general biology, chemistry, physics, geology, hydrology, engineering and other basic science concepts are integrated with the fundamentals of operating and managing a public water system. The course outline is a summary of the main concepts that will be covered in each class. The topics and schedule are subject to change. Additional reading will be assigned for each class. There will be a weekly quiz in class followed by a review of the answers. Each class will also include a recap of important water works vocabulary. CONCEPTS TO BE COVERED Course Introduction Course introduction USEPA Regulations Water sources and treatment options Math Principles Course introduction Powers and Scientific Notation Dimensional Analysis Rounding and Estimating Solving for the Unknown Values Ratio and Proportions Averages Percentages Linear, Area and Volume Measurement Conversions Per Capita Water Use Average Daily Flow Basic Pipeline Disinfection Calculations Basic Storage Facility Disinfection Calculations Calculating Heads Instantaneous Flow Rate Calculations Temperature Conversions Pump Efficiency Calculations Pounds Formula Treatment Topics Groundwater Quality and Wells Surface Water Source Treatment Basic Microbiology and Chemistry Treatment Plant Pretreatment Coagulation and Flocculation Sedimentation and Clarifiers Filtration Fundamentals Disinfection Chlorination Principles Iron and Manganese Treatment Fluoridation Water Quality Testing Corrosion Control Lime Softening Basics Introduction to Specialized Treatment Processes Electricity Concepts and Electrical Systems Distribution Topics Water Use and System Pump Design Pumps Pumps and Pumping Stations Pipes Valves Water Storage Water Services Meters Water Main Installation and Rehabilitation Backfilling, Main Testing and Installation Safety Backflow Prevention and Cross–Connection Control Fire Hydrants Hydraulics Motors and Engines Electrical and Instrumentation–and–Control Systems Safety, Administrative, Testing & Sampling System Operations Water Quality Testing Treatment Plant Safety Administration, Recordkeeping and Reporting Procedures Site Visits The course will also include site visits to a: Surface water treatment plant Groundwater treatment facility Pumping station Water testing laboratory Review Sessions & Practice Exams An additional math review session will be held on January 24. The course will conclude with a review session and practice exam. QUESTIONS? Please contact NHWWA at (603) 415-3959 | info@nhwwa.org  


Location

Concord Water Treatment Plant
53 Hutchins St.
Concord, 03301

Event Fees:

NHWWA Member Registration $ 500.00
Non-Member Registration $ 550.00
NHWWA Member LATE Registration $ 525.00
Non-Member LATE Registration $ 575.00

GRADE 1A OPERATOR TRAINING COURSE - NEW OPERATOR TRAINING

Mar 13,2018 - Mar 22,2018    Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Registration for this course is through NH Department of Environmental Services. Please find the registration form through this link: Spring 2018 Registration Form

SPRING 2018 SMALL PUBLIC WATER SYSTEM OPERATOR GRADE 1A TRAINING COURSE

(New Operator Training) March 13, 15, 20 and 22, 5-8 PM Hands-on Pump Station Training field day and an Optional Math Review Classes Held at: DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES BUILDING 29 HAZEN DRIVE CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE with the field day in Franklin, NH

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Drinking Water & Groundwater Bureau, in conjunction with the New Hampshire Water Works Association, is offering this educational course for owners, operators and other persons currently involved in, or looking to become involved in, the management and operation of small public drinking water systems. The course is designed to provide fundamentals on the theory and practical knowledge required to maintain and operate a small public water system. The course is specifically geared toward individuals interested in becoming certified water works operators in the State of New Hampshire. No prior experience is required. The course consists of four required classes to be held from 5 to 8 p.m. in Concord, N.H., and one required daytime visit to an operational water works pump station in Franklin, N.H. An optional session for the drinking water math review will also be offered. There is a course fee includes the course textbook and handouts. Be sure to bring a notebook, a pencil and a calculator to each class. Ten training contact hours (10 TCHs) will be awarded upon completion of the course. Partial credit is not given for partial attendance. TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED INCLUDE: Basic Water Chemistry Corrosion Control Cross Connection Control Disinfection Drinking Water Mathematics Duties and Responsibilities of an Operator Leak Detection NH Drinking Water Regulations Record Keeping Safe Drinking Water Act Standards Safety Sampling Requirements & Protocols Source Protection Water System Components: Storage, Pipes, Pumps & Valves Water System Hydraulics Water Sources Water Treatment Processes Inquiries: contact Wade Pelham at (603) 271-2410 or via email:  wade.pelham@des.nh.gov DIRECTIONS to NHDES Building at 29 Hazen Drive in Concord Travel I-93 to Concord. Take Exit 14 (Loudon Rd/State Offices). Head east on Loudon Rd. Follow the signs to State Office Park East. Pass the Everett Hockey Arena and continue up the hill to the next set of lights. Turn left onto Hazen Drive and follow the signs to the Department of Environmental Services. BRING A PHOTO ID WITH YOU TO THE LOBBY IN ORDER TO CHECK IN Please arrive 20 minutes early for class registration. To Register please follow the link below to access the registration form. Return the form and payment to NH Department of Environmental Services as instructed. Spring 2018 Registration Form


Location

NH Department of Environmental Services
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, 03301

Event Fees:

OPERATOR CERTIFICATION EXAM PREP COURSE

Mar 20,2018 - Apr 10,2018    Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

WATER WORKS OPERATOR CERTIFICATION EXAM PREPATORY COURSE

Course Description: This course is comprised of four half-day sessions. It will benefit those who need help getting ready to take any level of operator certification exam. The many topics that will be presented include: regulations, water quality monitoring, laboratory procedures, water chemistry, treatment processes, treatment operation and maintenance, distribution, operation issues, administration, and calculations. Sample test questions will be used to review subject matter, build test taking skills, and evaluate attendee knowledge. Topics will be discussed in further depth according to attendee needs. Please bring a calculator. When: From 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Tuesday, April 3, 2018 Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Location: Concord Treatment Plant, 53 Hutchins St., Concord, NH. Credit: 12 TCH’s will be awarded to those who complete the course. Cost: $50 per person. Thanks to supportive funding by the NHDES the course is offered at a reduced cost. Instructor: Steve Del Deo, NHWWA Instructor. SPACE IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 25. Registration: Complete the form below and pay via PayPal or mail payment to NHWWA, 18 N. Main Street, Suite 308, Concord, NH 03301. Make check payable to NHWWA. Registration and payment must be received by Friday, March 16, 2018. Registrations received after March 16 are subject to a $10 late fee. Cancellations must be received no later than March 16 for a full refund. Registration fees are non-refundable after March 16 but can be applied to a future training or event. No refunds or credits will be issued for no shows. Questions? Please contact NHWWA at info@nhwwa.org or (603) 415-3959. Please register early. This course will be limited to 25 attendees, first registered and paid. Please note the Operator Certification Examinations date is Thursday, April 19, 2018. Completed applications must be received at least 30 days prior to the exam date. Please contact Wade Pelham at NHDES, wade.pelham@des.nh.gov, with questions about the exams.  


Location

Concord Water Treatment Plant
53 Hutchins St.
Concord, 03301

Event Fees:

Registration $ 50.00
Late Registration $ 60.00

BASIC WATER WORKS MATH

Mar 29,2018 - Apr 12,2018    Time: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

BASIC WATER WORKS MATH

This course is comprised of three half-day classes that provide the needed mathematics concepts for public drinking water system operators. It will be particularly helpful to those preparing for operator certification examinations. The course’s goal is for participants to have a simple method to successfully solve word problems. Attendees will be working hands on and a calculator is needed. WHEN: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM on: Thursday, March 29, 2018 Thursday, April 5, 2018 Thursday, April 12, 2018. Please arrive a few minutes early for registration. WHERE: Concord Water Treatment Plant, 53 Hutchins St., Concord, NH. CREDIT: 9 TCH’s will be awarded to those who complete the course. INSTRUCTOR: John Lukin, NHWWA Instructor. COST: $50/Person Thanks to supportive funding from NH Department of Environmental Services the course is offered at a reduced price. Receive a $10 discount if you are also registering for the Water Works Operator Certification Exam Preparatory Course or the Grade 1A Training Course. SPACE IS LIMITED to the first 25 registered and paid! REGISTRATION: Complete the form below and pay via PayPal or mail payment to NHWWA, 18 N. Main St., Suite 308, Concord, NH 03301. Registrations and payment must be received by Friday, March 23, 2018. Registrations received after Friday, March 23, 2018 are subject to a $10 late fee. Cancellations must be received by Friday, March 23, 2018 for a full refund. Registration fees are non-refundable after Friday, March 23, 2018 but can be applied to a future training or event. No refunds or credits will be issued for no shows. Questions? Please contact NHWWA at info@nhwwa.org or (603) 415-3959.    


Location

Concord Water Treatment Plant
53 Hutchins St.
Concord, 03301

Event Fees:

Registration $ 50.00
Late Registration $ 60.00
Discounted Registration (If also taking exam prep or C1A course) $ 40.00
Late Discounted Registration (if also taking exam prep or C1A course) $ 50.00

NHWWA FISHER CATS OUTING

Jun 28,2018 -     Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

NHWWA's 2018 Fisher Cats Outing will take place on Thursday, June 28 at the game vs. the Portland Seadogs. More details will follow closer to the event.


Location

Northeast Delta Dental Stadium
1 Line Drive
Manchester, 03101

Event Fees:

CONSTRUCTION FIELD DAY

Aug 1,2018 -     Time: 8:30 am - 3:00 pm

NHWWA's 2018 Construction Field Day will be held on Wednesday August 1. More details will follow closer to the event.


Location

Concord
Street
Concord, 03301

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GRADE 1A OPERATOR TRAINING COURSE - NEW OPERATOR TRAINING

Sep 20,2018 - Sep 27,2018    Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Fall 2018 session of the Small Public Water System Operator Grade 1A Training Course will take place on the evenings of the following dates: Tuesday September 18, 2018 Thursday, September 20, 2018 Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Thursday, September 27, 2018 The above classes take place at the NHDES building at 29 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH. A fifth class takes place at the hands-on pump station in Franklin, NH. More information will be available closer to the date of the event.


Location

NH Department of Environmental Services
29 Hazen Drive
Concord, 03301

Event Fees:

NH DRINKING WATER EXPO & TRADE SHOW

Oct 25,2018 -     Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

The 2018 NH Drinking Water Expo & Trade Show will take place on Thursday, October 25 at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord, NH. More details will follow closer to the event.


Location

Grappone Center
70 Constitution Ave.
Concord, 03301

Event Fees:

ANNUAL & TECHNICAL MEETING

Nov 1,2018 -     Time: 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

NHWWA's Annual and Technical Meeting will be held on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the Centennial Inn in Concord, NH. More details will follow closer to the event.


Location

Centennial Inn
96 Pleasant St.
Concord, 03301

Event Fees: