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Manage Your Daily Water System Operator Routine

Member $235 / Non-member $335
Online registration for this webinar closes on September 28.

This is an In-Person workshop in Rancho Cucamonga.
Please follow county health guidelines.
We have another class in West Sacramento in September
open for registration too. 


In-person Workshop:

Day one
1.Tools of the trade
2. Review of a little water works Math
3. Normal Routine Practice
4. Treatment Plant / Ground Water

Day two 
5. Distribution O&M 
6. Disinfection Review
7. Flushing / Valve Exercising
8. Getting your product to the customer!

Most of us have been through a lot of changes over the recent times…. Right?  Maybe it’s time to establish some new routines.

This two-day workshop is a chance to network again with other water system operators and managers. Board Members of Water systems are welcome too! Join this workshop for a chance to review established operating practices, pick up a few great tools / learn new skills to help develop your own new routine, and cover the recommended / review required activities for each year.  

If you're new to the water field or a seasoned professional, in this workshop you can learn and share a lot. Yes, we will be asking the attendees to conduct our group exercises as part of this workshop. After these exercises, we will be sharing the rooms ideas and concepts on how to handle usual and normal situations as well as the unexpected issues too.  Spend a couple days to learn new concepts or to refresh how you view your water system and its operations. 

8:00 am - 3:00 pm
1 Hour Lunch: 11:00-12:00;
Bring a lunch- or carpool to nearby restaurants/fast food/grocery. 
October 4 - 5, 2021.

Earn up to 12.0 Contact Hours; depending on Sign-in and Sign-out times.
Instructor: Kevin Baughman

Kevin is a trainer with many years and varieties of experience in the water fields. He got his start in water by enlisting in the U.S. Navy at the age of 16 from Oklahoma to see the sea.
After Graduating Naval Nuclear Power Propulsion Engineering School, He served on both one of the oldest and then the newest Nuclear submarines the Navy had. While completing 10 years as an enlisted member of the submarine community he served as a plant operator, maintenance technician, and supervisor. After receiving his Honorable Discharge in 1992, Kevin worked as a plant electrician, instrumentation technician, and laboratory operator at a 40mgd conventional water treatment plant in Southern California.

At this time, Kevin became licensed as a California Water Treatment Plant Operator Grade (III) and a Distribution system Operator, Grade (III). He then moved to Hawaii and went to work for the County of Maui on the West Side as a Water Treatment Plant Operator. Kevin obtained his licenses as a Hawaii WTPO (IV) and DSO (IV). In 2004, he started working for RCAC as a Technical Assistance Provider in Hawaii. Here he became the first Drinking Water Circuit Rider for the small water systems of Hawaii. In this program, as Hawaii’s first Drinking Water Circuit Rider, he has provided technical, managerial, and financial capacity building assistance to the small public water systems of Hawaii since 2004. In July 2015, Kevin transferred to Nevada and became a Nevada Grade IV WTPO and DSO. 

In 2021, Kevin returned to Maui and currently lives and works as a contract Drinking Water System operator and trainer, he currently rotates between Maui and Nevada.

Covid-19 note: Please follow the county health guideline. 

Join AWWA and the CA-NV Section
Visit the Section's Membership page to download a membership application
10/4/2021 - 10/5/2021
8:00 AM - 3:00 PM The Section Office 10435 Ashford Street, 2nd FLOOR Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Refund Policy

Requests for refunds and transfers must be made in writing and are subject to the following conditions: Full refund of fee paid (minus 25% handling fee) will be issued for cancellations received more than 15 days prior to class start date. All fees are non-refundable thereafter. Transfers are based on availability. No transfer requests will be authorized if they are not received more than 15 days prior to class start date. A 100% refund or credit of your registration fee will be issued if a class is canceled by the Section.

Transfer Policy

Requests for transfers must be made in writing and are subject to the following conditions: Transfers are based on availability.  No transfer requests will be authorized if they are not received more than 15 days prior to class start date.