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Grade 1 - 2 Wastewater Exam Prep

Grade 1 - 2 Wastewater Exam Prep

Tuesday, May 30, 2023 at 8:00 AM (EDT) to Thursday, June 1, 2023 at 3:45 PM (EDT)

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* Registration open until 5/29/23 at 4:00 PM (EST)

Event Details

Class Description:

The 3 day course will cover the required information to help prepare the student for the Grade I – II treatment and collection system examinations. Topics of discussion will include wastewater collection systems, laboratory analysis, regulations, applied mathematics, pumps and pumping systems, preliminary and primary treatment, secondary treatment processes, activated sludge, secondary clarifier operation, disinfection, solids handling, sludge dewatering, sludge thickening, biosolids disposal, safety, process automation, review questions and many other topics.


Tuesday - Thursday, May 30 - June 1, 2023 | 8:00am - 3:45pm

Class Fee: $535

State Agency Approval:
Maine DEP: 19.5 TCHs for Wastewater Operators


Patrick Wiley – Southern Maine Community College

Patrick is the faculty instructor for the Water Treatment Technology Program at Southern Maine Community College. He has a PhD in Environmental Systems at University of California and holds a Grade V Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator License in both Maine and California. He has contributed to many books and publications over the course of his career, and developed the Wastewater Treatment program at Southern Maine Community College. 

This is a VIRTUAL event!

Zoom Details:
Note: Zoom connection information will be sent to each registrant one day prior to the session date.

Connection options:

  • Call dial-in number provided in Zoom email invitation
  • Connect with your computer by clicking on link in Zoom email invitation
  • If your computer does not have a microphone, you’ll need to both call in to listen and be heard and connect with your computer to view the PowerPoint presentation.

For questions about registration, please contact our Marketing Manager, Amanda Brill, via (207) 737-4092 ex. 423 or

For questions about session details, please contact our Education Director, Andrew Snowman, via (207) 530-6073 or

CANCELLATION POLICY: Individuals registered for one of MRWA’s training classes or seminars will be charged the class fee if we have not received notice of cancellation at least five (5) business days prior to the class. Anyone contacting MRWA to cancel enrollment in a class will receive a cancellation number. In the event of an emergency, which would prevent attendance, please contact us at 207-737-4092 as soon as possible.