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FREE Training Opportunity!
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Maintaining a good quality of life for Alabama citizens is our ongoing objective.

Hydrants, Valves and Other Water Appurtenances Training

May 15 - Mobile
May 17 - Wetumpka
May 18 - Birmingham

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What makes a Water Distribution System work?

All the pieces and parts must work together in order to have a properly operational Water Distribution System. Key components of the Water Distribution System are Valves, Pipes, Hydrants, Saddles, Corporation Stops, Meters and Meter Boxes.

This Hands-On Training Opportunity will provide you with the understanding and knowledge of the importance of each of these components of the Water Distribution System and the ways to maintain and enhance their uses.

This training will be in THREE different locations around the State of Alabama and will be FREE OF CHARGE TO ALL ATTENDEES.

We strongly encourage you to attend!!


couplingTo Register...

  • Register Online (below)
  • Complete the PDF registration brochure and
    - Email it to our offices at arwaservices@alruralwater.com,
    - Print and fax your registration to 334-396-7090, or
    - Mail your registration by the US Mail (address at bottom of page).

Hydrants, Valves and Other Water Appurtenances
Brochure and Registration

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Time Event
8:00 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. Registration / Welcome and Introductions
Chris Lovelace, ARWA
8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Hydrant Security Devices
Mueller Company Trainer
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break
10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Gate Valves: How they Operate, and the Importance of Maintenance
Mueller Company Trainer
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. LUNCH
12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Butterfly Valves, Check Valves & Pipe Repair Couplings
Mueller Company Trainer
2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Break
2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Service Saddles, Tapping Sleeves and
Stainless Steel Repair Clamps

Mueller Company Trainer
3:15 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Summary and Evaluations
Chris Lovelace, ARWA

This Training Session will provide
6.25 Water CEH’s
Subject to ADEM Approval
Training is provided as a joint effort of
Alabama Rural Water Association and
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

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Date and Location

Date Location Registration

May 15, 2017

The Grand Hall
3556 Halls Mill Road
Mobile, AL 36693 (Google Map)

May 11, 2017

May 17, 2017 Wetumpka Civic Center
410 South Main Street
Wetumpka, AL 36092 (Google Map)
May 15, 2017
May 18, 2017 Southern Museum of Flight
4343 73rd Street N.
Birmingham, AL 35206  (Google Map)
May 15, 2017


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Personal information
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County:     *
Position:   *
Operator No:  
CEH Credit:     Water


Course Fee - FREE!!


SWP number is needed if you are a SWP member and you want us to track your training hours. SWP Membership has many benefits including additional free training. More about SWP Membership.


Course Date and Location

I would like to attend the following course.


May 15, 2017 Mobile

May 17, 2017 Wetumpka

May 18, 2017 Birmingham

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