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WEF Phosphorus Removal Webcast

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is offering a free webinar on Phosphorus removal on June 20, 2011. The last day to register is June 17.

For more information visit:

From: Jason Spicer

Sent: June 08, 2011 at 4:01 pm

EPA Webinar National Pretreatment Program

Registration is now open for an EPA webinar to occur "live" on Thursday, June 30th.

TITLE: Introduction to the National Pretreatment Program
DATE: Thursday, June 30, 2011 (live)
TIME: 1 pm Eastern time

[Please follow instructions to pre-test your computer system capabilities at the time of registration!!]

Intended audience and course description:
This 2 hour webinar will provide a brief overview of the National Pretreatment Program.
This webinar is designed to inform interested parties that are unfamiliar with the requirements of the National Pretreatment Program.
Topics will include how the Clean Water Act pertains to the program, the General Pretreatment Regulations (40 CFR Part 403), and POTW pretreatment program implementation requirements.

Link to informational flyer:

For people who may not be available to view the webinar "live" on June 30th, this webinar will be made into archivable-mode that will be viewable at a later date.
Closed captioning provided.

From: Jason Spicer

Sent: June 06, 2011 at 1:34 pm

Virginia Wastewater Works CPE FAQ Document Available

FYI- A wastewater works frequently asked questions (FAQ)document regarding continuing professional education (CPE) requirements in Virginia is available for download at the Board for Water Works, Wastewater Works and On-site Sewage System Professionals website:

From: Jason Spicer

Sent: May 09, 2011 at 1:04 pm

License Review Class at H.R.S.D. Nansemond WWTP (CANCELLED)

The DEQ, "Basic and Advanced Wastewater Licensure Review" workshop scheduled for presentation at the H.R.S.D. Nansemond WWTP on Aril 11 - 14, 2011 has been cancelled.

For questions, contact Tidewater Community College (757)822-2300.

From: Jason Spicer

Sent: April 08, 2011 at 9:57 am

DEQ, Operator Training Winter/Spring 2011 Workshop Schedule Available

The DEQ, Operator Training Program Winter/Spring 2011 workshop schedule is now available at:

Upcoming workshops include:

Activated Sludge Process Control Math
DMR Reporting
Phosphorus Sampling and Testing
Ammonia/TKN Sampling and Testing

Continuing professional education (CPE) contact hours will be given for successful completion of all programs.

For additional information contact:

Jason Spicer

Wayne Staples

From: Jason Spicer

Sent: January 11, 2011 at 2:50 pm