Developing Operations Plans (California) 120623-10
Event Date & Time12/6/2023 10:00 AM - 12/6/2023 12:00 PM
Times listed are Pacific Time.
Developing Operations Plans
2 California Drinking Water Contact Hours awarded
Contact hours have been approved for the Registered Environmental Health Specialist Program.
Certificates will be available through your profile.
Date & Time:
The Developing Operations Plans training will be held on the following date & time:
December 6 | 10:00AM-12:00PM
This training is being held in Pacific Time.
Your only licensed operator has just left town due to a family emergency and handed you the phone number of a certified operator in the next town. Will the substitute operator know how your system works and what needs to be done daily to keep the water safe and in compliance? A properly prepared operations and maintenance (O&M) plan is one of a water purveyor’s most important documents.
The O&M plan is a “living” document that explains how a public water system is to be operated and maintained on a day-to-day basis to ensure public health, safety and compliance with applicable regulations. In addition to being an important training tool for new staff, the O&M manual serves as a practical handbook by which a qualified substitute operator or a new operator can operate and maintain the system in a safe and reliable manner in absence of the system’s primary operator.
Participants will learn:
· The vital elements that comprise an O&M plan
· The most important tools needed for developing an O&M plan
· Policies and procedures for keeping your O&M plan updated
· Free resources and templates for developing O&M plans
Operator Basics Series: The recommended audience includes water system operators, managers and maintenance staff.
This training will be hosted online on GoToTraining.
Scholarship & Fees:
Developing Operations Plans is a free training to attend.
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For registration questions, contact:
(916) 447-9832 ext. 1429
Funding for this project has been provided in full or in part under the Safe & Affordable Funding for Equity & Resiliency (SAFER) Drinking Water Program through an agreement with the State Water Resources Control Board. The contents of this document do not necessarily reflect the views & policies of the foregoing, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute endorsement or recommendation for use.
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