Leadville Operator School 2018 07/16/18 - 07/20/18
31st ANNUAL LEADVILLE
WATER and WASTEWATER OPERATORS CONFERENCE
JULY 16 – JULY 20, 2018
A full curriculum for Water and Wastewater Plant Operators as well as Collection and Distribution System Operators is being offered at this year’s conference. This conference has been designed to upgrade operational skills, obtain the required Training Units for certification renewal or obtain additional education and aid in helping those studying for certification exams.
The Water course is limited to the first 45 participants. Math classes will be divided into Basic and Advanced. The Distribution / Collection course is limited to 35 participants.
The PWO Committee of the RMWEA will offer two tracks for the Wastewater Operator, Advanced (A/B certifications) and Intermediate (C/D certifications). The Wastewater tracks will be limited to 35 participants for each course.
The Colorado Mountain College offers dormitory style housing and meals served cafeteria style. Single occupancy room and board for 5-nights is $550 and is limited to a first come first served basis. This will provide lodging from Sunday night through Thursday night; it also includes meals from Monday breakfast through Friday lunch. Check-in for the dorm rooms are handled by the college and starts Sunday after 4:00 pm. If you are taking an exam on Saturday, be sure to register for a 6-night stay, $620. (you must be pre-registered by March 1st to take an exam).
The dorm rooms have limited furnishings. There is no TV, radio or alarm clock. There is free internet via High Speed Wireless. The bed is a single and includes linen, bring your own pillow. There is a common area with a TV lounge and pool table.
Cafeteria meal tickets are available for those staying off campus for $185 for the week. Individual meals can be purchased at the conference information desk in the cafeteria. No meals are served after lunch on Friday.
Please check website for updated schedule information. http://www.rmwea.org or http://www.rmsawwa.org
REGISTRATION FOR THE CONFERENCE WILL BE LIMITED, so please send your application in early!
Registration confirmation will be acknowledged by phone or e-mail.
Limited evening activities have been planned to allow time to study or enjoy Leadville and the surrounding area. All attendees are encouraged to Check-In for the conference at the residence hall Sunday afternoon during our “Meet & Greet” session, which will include snacks and beverages; this is an opportunity to get acquainted with your fellow operators and conference coordinators. These beverages and snacks will be provided from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm, no dinner will be served at the cafeteria Sunday.
There will be a “Special Math Help Session” during the week; more information on this will be available during the conference.
Thursday night has been set aside for the traditional “Toilet Bowl Competition” (Water and Wastewater trivia). Four person teams consisting of 2 Water and 2 Wastewater people will vie for the coveted, savagely contested, priceless and precious individual trophies for First and Second Place (Bragging rights included).
Training Unit Certificates will be emailed to attendees; you must provide a working email address when you register.
All 5-Day courses will provide a minimum of 3.0 TU’s for their respective field.
This is the largest Water & Wastewater Conference specifically for OPERATOR’s in the Rocky Mountain region. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet, interface and network with others in your industry
Location: Colorado Mountain College - Leadville Leadville, Co