AL - Drinking Water System Infrastructure's Impact on Water Quality and Asset Management

Proper operations of a water system's infrastructure will directly affect the quality of drinking water your customer receives. This class provides information on how flushing, valve operations, main line repairs and cross connections must be considered when investigating water quality issues. Asset Management information will be discussed.

TX_Water & Wastewater Pumps

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?  Operators, Managers and other utility staff of small water and wastewater systems that are responsible for the operations and maintenance of the pumps in your system.  This class is approved by TCEQ for 4 CEUs in water and wastewater.

 1:00 pm     Introductions, Workshop Overview & Pre-Test

Pumps - Different Types for different uses

Break

Pumps - Basic O & M

Q&A, Post Test & Evaluations

5:00 pm    Class Adjourns

Speaker:    Cesario Vela, Communities Unlimited          


Extending Sewer Service to over 30 Households in Magnolia Mississippi, Population 2,000

Extending Sewer Service to over 30 Households in Magnolia Mississippi, Population 2,000

With an RCD grant, Communities Unlimited, Inc. provided technical assistance to help the City of Magnolia, Mississippi, extend sewer service to the North Street area that the city annexed. About 34 households were connected to the sanitary sewer system with this extension project, which helped with not only environmental health and sanitation but residents’ overall quality of life and value of their properties.


MS_Sustainable Management for Rural and Small Systems Workshop_August 26, 2021

This workshop is designed for small Publicly Owned Treatment Works (POTW) systems to improve management performance


TX_Water & Wastewater Math

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Operators, Managers and other utility staff of small water and wastewater systems-licensed or preparing to take the exam to become licensed. The class covers the basics of mathematics-addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, decimals & percentages. Approved by TCEQ for 4 CEUs in Drinking Water and Wastewater.

 1:00 pm     Introductions, Workshop Overview & Pre-Test

Addition, Rounding, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Exponents

Break

Oder of Operations, Area & Volume, and much more

Q&A, Post Test & Evaluations

  5:00 pm    Class Adjourns

Speaker:    Cesario Vela, Communities Unlimited    


Decentralized Wastewater (Septic System) Basics for Homeowners in Tennessee

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?  Homeowners, Realtors, property owners and developers responsible for the decentralized wastewater system (septic system) serving a residence or group of residences.  This class will cover the basics of onsite Sewage systems as well as proper operation and maintenance and much more

Subjects to be addressed in the online class includes the following:

What is wastewater, and why do we treat it?
•What is a septic system, and why is it important?
•How does a septic system work?
•Where is the septic system placed and why?
•Who takes care of the system?
•How do I know if my system is not working?
•How much does it all cost?

 Speaker:  Alfred Jackson, Communities Unlimited, Environment Management Technician


AR_Source Water & Large Building Training

This Training will be focused on source water selection and protection, as well as how to handle water supply for large buildings and how to respond to common issues that come with having large buildings on your water system.


TX_Water & Wastewater Pumps

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?  Operators, Managers and other utility staff of small water and wastewater systems that are responsible for the operations and maintenance of the pumps in your system.  This class is approved by TCEQ for 4 CEUs in water and wastewater.

 1:00 pm     Introductions, Workshop Overview & Pre-Test

Pumps - Different Types for different uses

Break

Pumps - Basic O & M

Q&A, Post Test & Evaluations

5:00 pm    Class Adjourns

Speaker:    Cesario Vela, Communities Unlimited                        


AL - Board/Management Training for Small Water & Wastewater Systems - July 29, 2021

This class is designed for Mayors, Council, Board Members, Managers, Operators and Staff of Small Water and Wastewater Systems. It will provide information on Regulations, Best Management Practices, Financial Management and Technical Issues that face small utility systems on a daily basis.

Class Time:  10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Topics Covered Include:

  • Regulations
  • Management Practices
  • Financial Viability
  • Technical Issues

This workshop is being brought to you at no charge by Communities Unlimited, Inc. and Rural Community Assistance Partnership through funding provided by the USDA Rural Development Technitrain Program.


AR_Source Water and Large Building - July 29, 2021

This workshop will cover the importance of source water protection and large building water treatment and maintenance. Common practices and challenges faced when dealing with both of these issues will be discussed.