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Free Water & Wastewater Training Workshop

Free Water & Wastewater Training Workshop

AUDIENCE: Elected officials, drinking water professionals, and wastewater professionals, with priority given to those from the 42 counties served by Eastern Kentucky PRIDE, Inc.

OBJECTIVE: To help attendees better perform their roles and enhance the operations at their facilities.

COST: Free and lunch will be provided both days.

CRITERIA FOR TRAINING CREDITS: Operators will be granted credit for actual time attending the sessions. The maximum number of training credit hours each day will be six (6) hours. The maximum number of training credit hours for this two day course will be twelve (12) hours.

CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS: Local government officials may earn hours, pending approval of a request that has been submitted to the Department of Local Government.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE APRIL 9: Space is limited. Registrants will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Priority will be given to registrants from the 42-county PRIDE service area. To register, please call PRIDE at 888.577.4339 (toll free) or e-mail Jennifer Johnson at

APRIL 23, 2014

  • 8:30-11:30 a.m. — “Leadership and Management: The Appreciation of Differences” by Greg Coker, The Cathedral Institute
  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm — Lunch Provided
  • 12:30-3:30 pm — “Emergency Response and Management for Utilities” by Joe Burns, Kentucky Rural Water Association

APRIL 24, 2014

  • 8:30-11:30 am — “Confined Space Entry” by Mike Litteral, Kentucky Division of Occupational Safety and Health Education and Training
  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm — Lunch Provided
  • 12:30-2:30 pm — “Sampling Procedures” by Johnny Osborne, McCoy & McCoy Laboratories, Inc.
  • 2:30-3:30 pm — “What to Look For In a Laboratory” by Johnny Osborne

To print a one-page agenda, click here. The agenda is subject to change.

LOCATION: LKLP Community Action Council, Inc., Perry County Job Site Office Complex, 412 Roy Campbell Drive, Hazard, KY 41701. It’s the second LKLP building located on Roy Campbell Drive. A list of nearby hotels is available upon request.

This material is based upon work supported under a grant by the Utilities Programs, United States Department of Agriculture. Any opinions, findings and conclusions or recommendations expressed in the material are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Utilities Programs.