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Wastewater treatment plant operator training opportunities and operations information.

List administrator(s): Anissa Rafeh, Jason Spicer, Wayne Staples, Jennifer Underwood, Ann Regn, Irina Calos

EPA link for approved test methods

The EPA now has a link available on its webpage for approved test methods, and also for resources and contacts for obtaining help with EPA Test Methods.

For wastewater test methods copy and paste the following link:

From: Jason Spicer

Sent: January 29, 2008 at 2:49 pm

Revised Laboratory Checklists

Ten (10) revised laboratory checklists are now posted on DEQ's web page ( Additional revised checklists will be added as they become avaialable.

For additional information please contact Betsy Ziomek by telephone (804-698-4181) or e-mail (

From: Wayne Staples

Sent: January 24, 2008 at 3:58 pm

Basic Lab Skills Workshop at DEQ Piedmont RO

There is s 2-day "Basic Lab Skills for Wastewater Operators" workshop scheduled for January 29 & 30, 2008 at the DEQ Piedmont Regional Office in Glen Allen, Virginia. The cost of the workshop is $100 payable in advance by check or money order to the Department of Environmental Quality. A program announcement and registration form can be found on the DEQ website ( For additional information call Wayne Staples (804-698-4106) or Jason Spicer (804-698-4143). Space is limited, so get your registrations in as soon as possible.

From: Wayne Staples

Sent: January 08, 2008 at 9:47 am

Operator Training Program Winter/Spring 08 Schedule Available!

The Department of Environmental Quality, Operator Training Program (Winter/Spring 2008) Process Control and Laboratory Workshop schedule and the(Spring 2008)Licensure Review Training Program schedule are now available.
Both can be viewed at:

Site-specific training workshop brochures can be viewed at: under the "whats new" section.

From: Jason Spicer

Sent: December 17, 2007 at 11:45 am

Rate Setting and Cost Recovery

On behalf of Jason Spicer (

The Training Session titled, "Rate Setting and Cost Recovery" scheduled for Wednesday, October 24 at the Greenfield Center in Daleville, Va. WILL BE HELD AS SCHEDULED.

If more than one person from your organization is planning to attend, please remind your colleagues of the date as well.

You can still pre-register up until 10 am tomorrow, Tuesday, October 22 by contacting Jean Holloway by phone: 410-632-1853 or email: Pre-registration is preferred to ensure enough materials are on hand. Walk-ins will be permitted if extra seats are available.

From: Tony Gambone

Sent: October 23, 2007 at 8:44 am