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Opening for the Season - Winthrop

Opening for the Season - Winthrop

Friday, April 26, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)

Event Details

Class Description:

As an owner and/or operator of a seasonal campground, boys’ camp, girls’ camp, sporting camp, seasonal or year-round hotel and restaurant, you have numerous responsibilities to ensure the safety of your customers. Providing safe drinking water is one of those responsibilities and is certainly an essential part of your business. Emphasis will be placed on:

  • Seasonal Water System Start Up Plans
  • Required Sampling and Appropriate Sample Procedures
  • Shock Chlorination of the Well
  • Drinking Water Orders
  • Maine and Federal Safe Drinking Water Requirements

This three-hour session will be delivered by live instructors. Also, MRWA offers free follow-up with technical assistance and support. Just give us a call!

Class Fee: Free 

State Agency Approval:
Maine BLWSO: 3.0 TCHs for Water Operators


Jason Pushard - Maine Rural Water Association

Jason Pushard joins Maine Rural Water Association as the new EPA Program Manager. Prior to joining MRWA, Jason worked for the Maine Drinking Water Program as a Compliance Officer for 4 ½ years and most recently as a Public Water System Inspector for the last 5 years. Prior to working for the DWP, Jason worked for 10 years at the Health & Environmental Testing Laboratory as the shipping & receiving section manager. While at the lab, Jason worked daily with compliance section staff at the DWP and was involved with sample tracking and receipt.

He lives in Sidney with Brenda and their 2 dogs. Jason enjoys boating and being outside during the summer months. When he is not working during the summer, Jason, Brenda and their dogs can be found on their boat somewhere on the Kennebec River or the coast of Maine.


Darren Brann – Drinking Water Program

Darren boasts a robust professional background, having dedicated 11 years to the Drinking Water Program where he served as a Compliance Officer and Public Water System Inspector. Presently, he holds the position of District F non-municipal inspector, responsible for overseeing compliance within Franklin County and select areas of Oxford, Androscoggin, and Kennebec Counties. Before his tenure at the DWP, Darren amassed 15 years of experience as an Environmental Chemist at the esteemed Health and Environmental Testing Laboratory.


This session will be held at the Maine State YMCA Camp 
at 305 Winthrop Center Rd, Winthrop, ME 04364-3543

Please arrive 15 minutes early (at 8:45am) so we can take attendance.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For questions about registration, please contact our Training Department at (207) 737-4092 or

Individuals registered for one of MRWA’s training classes will be charged the class fee if we have not received notice of cancellation at least five 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.