Achieve & Maintain Compliance with SDWA (Oregon) Series 3 of 3 120921-9

Event Date & Time

12/9/2021 9:30 AM - 12/9/2021 12:00 PM



Achieve & Maintain Compliance with SDWA 



0.2 Oregon Drinking Water Continuing Education Units awarded per session

0.6 Oregon Drinking Water Continuing Education Units awarded for attend the complete series

These trainings will count towards Continuing Education Units (CEUs) that will be recognized by the State Water Resource Control Board.

Certificates will be available through your profile.


Date & Time:

The Achieve and Maintain Compliance with SDWA 3-part Series will be held on the following dates and times:

December 7 | 9:30AM-12:00PM | Part 1

Distribution System Infrastructure & Distribution System Water Quality | Click here to register

December 8 | 9:30AM-12:00PM | Part 2

Water Main Flushing & Main Breaks & Cross-Connections | Click here to register

December 9 | 9:30AM-12:00PM | Part 3

Coliform Sampling Collection & Disinfection Overview | Scroll down to register

The 3-Part Series is being held in Pacific Time.


This lesson focuses on sample collection for Total Coliform Rule (TCR). The best practices mentioned here apply to sampling for other parameters as well. Several types of samples can be collected for total coliforms including routine samples, repeat samples, additional routine samples, replacement samples, and special samples. Only routine samples and repeat samples are discussed in this lesson. This lesson also covers the different types of disinfection methods available, but this module is focused on disinfection by free chlorine and combined chlorine (chloramine) only. Topics include types of disinfection, chlorination, chloramination, and nitrification.

Participants will learn:

·        To explain why coliform sampling is important for a public water system

·        To summarize the purpose of a sample siting plan, and discuss proper coliform sample collection procedures

·        To identify factors, conditions, and common issues that can lead to undesirable results when collecting samples

·        To recognize the challenges in collecting a valid coliform sample

·        To discuss the purpose and types of disinfection • Discuss the basics of chlorination and chloramination

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This training will be hosted online on GoToTraining.


Scholarship & Fees:

Achieve and Maintain Compliance with SDWA is a free training.



Are you attending this training as a group and not watching from your own computer? If so, your group leader will need to inform RCAC ( about attendees who will view sessions as a group prior to session start. You do not need to participate from your own computer/device, but will need to complete an evaluation to receive credit and contact hours. Please note that sign-in sheets NO LONGER validate attendance at online workshops.


For event content questions, contact:

Ty Long

(720) 471-0363

For registration questions, contact:

RCAC Events

(916) 447-9832 ext. 1429

Funded under a U.S. EPA grant to the Rural Community Assistance Partnership (RCAP) and its Partners.

Purpose: Provide background knowledge and skills to equip operators to achieve and maintain compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act.



On-Line Registration

Fee End Date Fee Description Amount
12/8/2021 No charge Free Register