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Management and Administrative Summit

Targeted training for trustees, management and administrative personnel

March 17, 2020, Tuesday

Hollywood Casino, Bangor -- Lancaster Room A & B

7:00 to 8:30 am

Registration, refreshments and Exhibitor Meet and Greet

8:30—10:00 am

It’s Better to ReceiveDaphne Paulette, MRWA
Financial Circuit Rider

10:00 - 10:30 am

Break and Exhibitor Meet and Greet

10:30 - 12:00 pm

Microsoft Office EfficiencyThomas Bahun, III, MRWA Membership Advocate and Digital Content Manager

12:00 - 1:00 pm

Catered Lunch and Exhibitor Meet and Greet

1:00 - 2:30 pm

Tips & Tricks for Your Next AuditWayne Brockway, Treasurer of Kennebunk, Kennebunkport & Wells Water District

2:30 - 3:00 pm

 Break and Exhibitor Meet and Greet

3:00 - 4:30 pm

That’s Not My Job: Effective Teamwork for Small SystemsBob Berry, President & Owner of Main-Land Development Consultants

4:30 - 4:40 pm

Closing remarks

Take advantage of our Special Early Bird registration and save $25.00!
All registrations include catered lunch.

• Early Bird Registration: $100.00 (offer expires February 14, 2020)
• Registration: $125.00

Register today by calling 207-737-4092, or email us at:






State Agency TCH Approval:
ME BLWSO: 6.0 TCHs (183-2020-MRW)
ME DEP Safety/Management: 6.0 TCH's (MRWA-597-WW-6)*
*Maine DEP allows a maximum of 6 TCHs of combined safety and management training for certified wastewater operators in each renewal cycle.



Class I & II Distribution Certification Exam Preparatory Course #92002

(A Four-Day Course)

Class Description:

The 4-day course focuses on principles and practices of collecting, testing, treating, storing, and distributing safe drinking water for a Class 1/2 Distribution Operator.  This course examines various water treatment techniques, disinfection, operator safety, and rules and regulations governing public water systems more deeply.  The course uses the latest version of Water Distribution, Grade 1/2, published by AWWA.  This text is from AWWA’s Water System Operator Series, and are the texts recommended by the Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) for test preparation.


January 21, 23, 28, 30, 2020
(Snow dates January 24 & January 31, 2020)


254 Alexander Reed Road
Richmond, ME 04357

Registration: 8:00 am – 8:15 am

Class Time: 8:15 am – 2:15 pm (includes two 15-minute breaks and a half-hour lunch break)

Class Fee:

Attendees: $350 per attendee

(This class is funded through USEPA and MRWA. The participant fee reflects the expenses incurred in the development, preparation and presentation of this seminar, as well as ancillary expenses such as administrative time.)

Manual: $75.00 per manual

State Agency Approval:

Maine BLWSO: 20.0 TCHs for Water operators (302-9190-MRW)

Maine DEP: 10.0 TCHs for Wastewater operators (MRWA-529-WW-10)

(excludes registration, break(S) and lunch break)


Kathy Martel is a registered professional engineer with more than 30 years of experience in the drinking water industry. She does sanitary surveys of public water systems and has worked with many utilities on projects. She provides technical support to USEPA on evaluating existing drinking water regulations and identifying needs for new regulations. She has written many guidance manuals and research reports for EPA and other private entities on maintaining water quality in distribution systems and managing aging infrastructure. Kathy has a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering.






MRWA 2020 Training & Event Schedule


Class Name


Location/Class #

Utility Asset Management Principals & Practices – 3.0 BLWSO & DEP TCHs

February 25, 2020

Richmond #92015

Introduction to Technology: Your Computer & Excel for WW Operators - 4.0 BLWSO & DEP TCHs

February 26, 2020

Richmond #92003

Effective Utility Management -

February 2020

March 12, 2020

Wiscasset #92013

Hartland #92014

Groundwater Treatment in Maine -

March 5, 2020

Stillwater #92008

Understanding Meters, Cross Connections and Backflows -

March 11, 2020

Westbrook #92007

VSWS Cert Exam Prep –
15.0 BLWSO & 7.5 DEP TCHs

March 18, 19, 20, 2020

Bangor Area #92009

             1st Annual Administrative &                        Management Summit -
            6.0 BLWSO & DEP TCHs

March 17, 2020

Hollywood Casino


Taking the “Dark & Mysterious” Out of Cybersecurity for Water & Wastewater Systems – 4.0 BLWSO & DEP TCHs

March, 2020

Farmington #92010

Richmond #92011

Rockport #92012

Class III & IV Treatment Cert Exam Prep Course –
20.0 BLWSO & 10.0 DEP TCHs

April 7, 9, 14, 16, 2020


Class III & IV Distribution Cert Exam Prep Course –
20.0 BLWSO & 10.0 DEP TCHs

April 21, 23, 28, 30, 2020


1st Annual Cybersecurity Conference Summit --- Save the Date!

September 2, 2020

Senator Inn, Augusta

40th Annual Technical Conference and Tradeshow --- Save the Date!

December 8-10 2020


 MRWA is a fully approved ME Department of Environmental Protection and Maine BLWSO training provider.



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 event. Anyone contacting MRWA to cancel enrollment from a class will receive a cancellation number. In the event of an emergency, which would prevent attendance, please contact the office or Kathleen Brill at 207-737-4092 as soon as possible.