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VRWATrainingCalendarFor2013 What’s Ahead Here are some of VRWA’s upcoming classes. All class dates and locations are subject to change; please monitor the training calendar page at for the most up-to-date information. APRIL MAY JUNE Operations Basics 101 Operator Math (Water and Wastewater) Water Treatment Disinfection & Chemical Safety (Water and Wastewater) Confined Space Basic Training (Water and Wastewater) April 22: Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Roanoke Microbiology 101 (7 CPEs Water and Wastewater) May 16: Stafford Electricity (6 CPEs Water and Wastewater) June 5: Buena Vista Disaster Management for Water and Wastewater Utilities (16 CPEs Water and Wastewater) May 21-22: Roanoke Affordable GIS (3 CPEs Water and Wastewater) June 6: Buena Vista Backhoe Operations (3 CPEs Water and Wastewater) June 6: Buena Vista Preventative Maintenance April 22: Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center, Roanoke (14 CPEs possible at Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center – April 22-24) FOR SYSTEM MEMBERS… • If you have a topic you’d like to see VRWA add to our Training Calendar, please email our Executive Director Myrica Keiser at Operator Math (7 CPEs Water and Wastewater) June 20: Shenandoah • We’re always looking for locations to hold our training sessions.  If you would like to host a class and have a facility that we could use, please contact our office at Please include your System name, facility name (if different), complete physical address and a contact person. Visit our website and register for training classes at FOR CORPORATE MEMBERS… • VRWA is now accepting papers for upcoming training to be held throughout the Commonwealth. If you are interested in providing training, please go to and complete the Call for Papers form located on the homepage. Submit it via fax 540-261-2465 or email at 51

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Streamline - Spring 2013

From the President
From the Executive Director
What If?
Stormwater Management
Soapbox Farewell
Water and Wastewater Certifi cation Exam Test Taking Tips
Past 25 Years of VRWA
Proactive vs. Reactive
Asset Management and Drought Management
Is the Tank Contaminating the Water?
Committed to the Future of Rural Communities
Standard Operating Procedure For Leak Detection Using the Pressure Hold Method
The Virginia RATES Program is at Your Service
Ergs, Joules and Other Stuff
Employee Introductions
VRWA 25th Annual Exposition Agenda
Wastewater Math
eLearning Benefits
Do You Know What Your VRWA Benefi ts Are?
Membership Application
Throwing My Loop
VRWA Mailbag
Welcoming New Members
Training Calendar
Board Of Directors
VRWA Committees
Index To Advertisers/

Streamline - Spring 2013