Training Events & Webinars

​Upcoming Training Events & Webinars

Introduction to Lead Service Line Replacement– September 12, 2019 – 1:00-2:00 pm ET – webinar register here

The concerns about lead water pipes were elevated nationally by the problems with lead in the potable water in Flint, Michigan. Lead has been banned in connection with potable water use by federal law since 1986. In this webinar, we will answer several important questions relating to lead service line replacement, including:

  • Why is lead a problem?
  • Why is lead service line replacement important?
  • How does lead get into drinking water?
  • What are the federal rules and regulations?

Presenter: John A. Sullivan, PE, senior research engineer at the Great Lakes Environmental Infrastructure Center at Michigan Technological University

Intro to Asset Management and Lead Service Line Replacement – October 17, 2019 – 9:00 am - 4:00 pm CT – Maize, Kansas – register here

In this workshop, you will learn how asset management can benefit your system, and get answers to several important questions relating to lead service line replacement. With limited revenues, aging infrastructure, and regulatory obligations to meet, a comprehensive approach to managing your system is vital. You may have problems related to unknown meter, valve, or hydrant locations. You may not be sure of which asset(s) to replace given limited funds. Asset Management can help you solve these problems, and more. The concerns about lead water pipes were elevated nationally by the problems with lead in the potable water in Flint, Michigan. Lead has been banned in connection with potable water use by Federal law since 1986. This workshop will provide an overview of key information and facts regarding lead service line replacement. You will learn:

  • How to identify the 5 core components of asset management
  • To make decisions about how to operate, maintain, repair, and replace those assets
  • How to set goals for level of service at a sustainable cost
  • Why is lead service line replacement important
  • How lead gets into drinking water
  • What are the lead service line Federal rules and regulations

​Training hours are pending approval by KDHE. For more information on this workshop, contact Leslie Kimble at leslie.kimble@wichita.edu.

Location: WSU West Campus (Room 109) | 3801 North Walker Avenue | Maize, Kansas 67101

Presenters: Jerry Blain, PE, Project Associate, WSU Environmental Finance Center; John A. Sullivan, PE, Senior Research Engineer, Great Lakes Environmental Infrastructure Center at Michigan Technological University

 

Stay tuned! More events coming soon!

 

Registering for a Training Event

Please note that GLEIC event registration is handled by the Center for Technology & Training at Michigan Technological University; you will be forwarded to their event registration page when clicking on more information or registration links. If you have a question about your registration, you can contact the GLEIC at gleic-support@mtu.edu or (906) 487-2102 or you can contact the Center for Technology & Training at ctt@mtu.edu or (906) 487-2102.

 

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​Please refer to the GLEIC Continuing Education Policy for information on using GLEIC training sessions for professional engineering license continuing education requirements.

 

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