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Basic Laboratory Procedures and Hands-On Training

2019 FREE Training Opportunity!
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June 4 - Monroeville
June 13 - Huntsville
July 11 - Fayette

July 18 - Millbrook
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The Alabama Rural Water Association is conducting Training Classes on Basic Laboratory Procedures on the dates and locations listed above.

This is an opportunity for individuals involved in administering and working in environmental laboratories that submit compliance data to the State of Alabama to receive essential training and instruction. An array of important environmental laboratory issues will be discussed, including regulations and where to find them, laboratory maintenance and operation, and basic laboratory testing and procedures.

Attendees will receive hands-on training with testing and calibrating. The workshop will also include discussion of common problem areas encountered by environmental laboratories, including steps to both handle and avoid problems.

Maintaining a good quality of life for Alabama citizens is an ongoing objective. Water is a critical resource in this process and the availability of a good safe dependable source of drinking water is a necessity.

This training will be FREE OF CHARGE.

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Time Event
8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
Chris Lovelace, ARWA
8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Regulations and Where to Find Them
Lennette West, Hach
10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Basic Lab Testing and Procedures
Lennette West, Hach
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. pH
Lennette West, Hach
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m LUNCH
(on your own)
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Chlorine and Turbidity
Lennette West, Hach
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Hands-On Lab Work
Lennette West, Hach
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Summary and Evaluations
Chris Lovelace, ARWA

This Training Session will provide
7.0 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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Dates and Locations

Date Location Registration
Jun 4 Monroeville Water Tank
181 Claiborne Street
Monroeville, AL 36461 (Map)
May 31
Jun 13 Harrison Center
6156 Pulaski Pike
Huntsville, AL 35810 (Map)
Food will be available for purchase at
Lunch at the Harrison Center.
Jun 11
Jul 11 Fayette Civic Center
534 Temple Avenue North
Fayette, AL 35555 (Map)
Jul 9
Jul 18 Legacy Park Community Center
1889 Deatsville Highway
Millbrook, AL 36054 (Map)
Jul 16


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Alabama Rural Water Association
2576 Bell Road
Montgomery AL 36117 
Phone: (334) 396-5511
Fax: (334) 396-7090