Training Events & Webinars

​Upcoming Training Events & Webinars

Utility Management & Capacity Building Workshop – June 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2021 – four-part webinar (no cost to attend)

A wide variety of tasks and skills are necessary to utility management that leads to sustainability and capacity needed to protect public health and serve the public. This four-webinar workshop introduces operators and managers to strategies for successful utility planning tasks. During this workshop, attendees will write a mission statement, create an emergency response for a system vulnerability, estimate the expected remaining life of an asset and create a replacement plan, create a standard operating procedure for a task, assess their utility’s performance according to the 10 effective utility management elements, and create measurable strategic goals for their utility using a balanced score card. Presenter: Greg Pearson. For more details or to register, visit


POSTPONED: Setting the Right Rates for Your System Workshop – No new date April 23, 2020, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. – Rockford, Illinois

This intermediate-level workshop will ensure the financial stability of your water system while providing safe, quality drinking water at fair rates. The workshop will focus on how systems can select rate-setting objectives and match those with appropriate rate structures. This workshop is appropriate for any community water system that charges customers for water consumption. It is designed for drinking water system managers, clerks, treasurers, board members, and others who budget and/or set rates. Attendees will learn how to 1) develop rate-setting objectives, 2) determine the cost of providing water service, 3) anticipate changes in revenues year to year by changes in demand, 4) measure the affordability of rates for all of your customers, and 5) create rate structures that promote water conservation or promote water use. Instructor: Shadi Eskaf, Research Director, The Environmental Finance Center at The University of North Carolina. No cost to attend. For more details or to register, visit


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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 or (906) 487-2102 or you can contact the Center for Technology & Training at or (906) 487-2102.


Continuing Education Policy

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


Past Training Events & Webinars


  • GLEIC-exclusive event! Rates Design & Pricing – January 20, 2021 –view event details