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08/12 - 08/13/14 - High Tech Operator Course 1 - TWO DAY CLASS (ROCKFORD) IEPA#8590
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08/12 - 08/13/14 - High Tech Operator Course 1 - TWO DAY CLASS (ROCKFORD) IEPA#8590

8/12/2014 to 8/13/2014
When: Tuesday August 12 & Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Registration begins at 7:30 AM
Where: City of Rockford Water Division
1111 Cedar Street
Rockford, Illinois  61102
United States
Contact: Angela Podesta

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High Tech Operator Course 1 - Treatment & Distribution: Process Monitoring & Control - Two-day workshop

CEU TYPE: Technical
IEPA# 8590

SUMMARY: This course addresses the devices used to monitor and control processes and equipment in water treatment and distribution systems. The course begins with an overview of device symbols and how they are used to represent systems and then relates those symbols to real world devices. The course then looks at how a Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) System connects to sensors, analyzers, and control devices. The course looks at the components of a SCADA System, the facilities/environment the system requires, and the benefits it provides.

Participants will receive a glossary of terms; drawing symbols and naming standards; sample diagrams; descriptions of sensors, analyzers, control devices, and SCADA System components; features of SCADA systems; and references for finding additional information.

High-Tech Operator Certificate Course 1 will provide participants with the basics of process monitoring and control of water treatment and distribution. After completing this course, a participant will be able to:
• Use a symbol legend to identify devices in a diagram
• Use illustrated device descriptions to identify sensors, analyzers, and control devices
• Use a SCADA guide to describe the functions of system components
• Describe the benefits of trending data
• Describe the requirements of System components

No Course Prerequisites required: All three courses must be completed to obtain the High-Tech Operator certificate; Classes can be taken in ANY order.

PRESENTER:  Harry Harman, Baxter & Woodman
Harry joined AWWA in 1975 and graduated from Purdue University in 1977 with a BS degree in Civil Engineering with a major in Environmental Engineering.

He joined Baxter & Woodman, Inc., consulting Engineers in 1983 after working for the State of Indiana permitting water treatment plants and training Water Treatment Plant Operators, and for the second largest Investor Owned Water Company in Indiana as Assistant Supervisor of Operations.

He is a Senior Environmental Engineer and Senior Project Manager for Baxter & Woodman, Inc. He has designed ver 100 water treatment plants, elevated and ground storage tanks, water pumping stations, as well as pressure adjusting and regulating stations for communities throughout southeastern Wisconsin, Northern Illinois and northwestern Indiana.

Several of his projects have received awards for engineering excellence from ACEC,CECI, and the APWA. He has presented several papers at National AWWA Conferences as well as Wisconsin, Indiana, and Illinois Section Conferences.

Registration begins at 7:30am. The training will start at 8:00am and will conclude by 3:00pm each day. Earn up to 12 PDH’s or RTC hours. Breakfast and lunch included.

Registration Type
ISAWWA Member Rate
Non Member Rate
Early Bird (ends 08/1/14)
Regular (ends 08/10/14)
After 08/10/14 or Onsite

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