Training & Information Links: Idaho

 

Idaho Training and Continuing Education Reference Guide

Montana Water Center has available a course titled "Comprehensive Training Course for Small Utility Boards".   This course is designed to help water board members and elected officials understand the basic principles of public water system regulation, operation, planning, budgeting and communication.   The Board has not granted CEU's for this course. To receive a free copy of this CD, please E-mail at mmiles@ibol.idaho.gov.

 American Water Works Association (AWWA)

 

Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association (PNCWA)

Affiliated with the National Water Environment Federation

 

Brown Environmental, Inc.

320 11th Ave. South, Suite 200

Nampa, ID 83651

Telephone: (208) 465-5725 or (toll-free) 1-800-543-4358

Fax: (208) 465-8081

Email: shelley@brownenvironmental.com

 

California State University-Sacramento, Office of Water Programs

6000 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95819-6025

Telephone: (916) 278-6142

Fax: (916) 278-5959
Email:  wateroffice@csus.edu

(Study materials for drinking water and wastewater licensure examinations.)

 

Ross Spackman
Agriculture Department
315 Falls Avenue
PO Box 1238
Idaho Falls ID  83303-1238
Telephone: 208-732-6405
Fax: 208-736-2136
Email: rspackman@csi.edu
(Water Resource Management Program)

 

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Office of Water/Wastewater Management

Veronica Shawcroft

Outreach Program Coordinator

Boise State University

Telephone: 208-426-4751

Email: vshawcroft@boisestate.edu www.boisestate.edu

 

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)

State Office

1410 N. Hilton

Boise, ID 83706

Telephone: (208) 373-0502

 

Idaho Environmental Health Association (IEHA)

Southeast District Health Department

Telephone: (208) 236-6160

 

Idaho Rural Water Association (IRWA)

802 W. Bannock, Suite LP103
Boise, ID 83702
Telephone: (208) 343-7001 or (toll-free) 1-800-962-3257
Fax: (208) 343-1866

E-mail: irwa@idahoruralwater.com

(Training on operation and management of drinking water and wastewater systems.)

 

Public Health Districts of Idaho

(Information and training on drinking water and wastewater issues.)

 

 

Training & Information Links: Out-of-State

 

American Water Works Association (AWWA)

6666 W. Quincy Ave.

Denver, CO 80235

Nelson Yarlott, Small Systems Specialist

Small Water Systems Support Line: (toll-free) 1-800-366-0107

 

Association of Boards of Certification (ABC)
208 5th Street

Ames, IA 50100

Telephone: (515) 232-3623

 

AWWA On-line Institute
6666 W. Quincy Avenue
Denver, CO 80235

Telephone: (303) 347-6146
Fax: (303) 794-8915
eallen@awwa.org

 

Approved Classes:

 

CEU Plan
P.O. Box 10355
Brooksville, FL 34603

(Provides a variety of online water and wastewater classes.)

 

Montana Environmental Training Center (METC)
2100 16th Avenue South
Great Falls, MT 59405
Telephone: (406) 771-4433 or 4432
Fax: (406) 771-4317

(Approved for all water/wastewater operator classes from July 1, 2004 through December 31, 2004.)

 

Montana Water Center

Montana State University

Bozeman, MT 59717

Telephone: (406) 994-7738

(Offers a CD program for OITs, Class 1, and Very Small Water System Operators.)

 

Red Vector Company

4890 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 740

Tampa, FL 33609

Telephone (toll-free): 1-866-546-1212

(Provides distance learning. Check online to see classes approved by the Idaho Board.)

 

Technical Learning College
P.O. Box 420
Payson, AZ 85547
Telephone (toll-free): 1-866-557-1746

(Classes may be ordered online. Catalog lists the states in which each class is approved.)

 

Water Environment Federation

601 Wythe Street

Alexandria, VA 22314-1994

Telephone: (800) 666-0206

Fax: (703) 684-2492

(Source of study materials for wastewater licensure examinations.)

 

Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)

Laws & Regulations

(Updates to all new federal drinking water rules.)

 

Training & Technical Information

(Check out and return documents electronically.)

 

Region 10 - Includes Idaho

 

National Small Flows Clearing House (NSFC)

 

National Rural Water Association (NRWA)

 

Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association (PNCWA)

 

Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC)

 

 

Independent Study Materials: Drinking Water

 

To assist those who are unable to attend a drinking water operator licensure training class, the Associated Boards of Certification (ABC) has developed a list of suggested study manuals.

 

The following references are available for purchase from California State University:

        Small Water System Operation and Maintenance, Ken Kerri

        Water Treatment Plant Operation, Vol. 1, Ken Kerri

        Water Treatment Plant Operation, Vol. II, Ken Kerri

        Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance

        Utility Management, Ken Kerri

 

        To purchase these documents, contact:

California State University

Office of Water Programs

6000 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95819-6025

Telephone: (916) 278-6142

Fax: (916) 278-5959

Email: wateroffice@csus.edu

The following documents are available from the American Water Works Association (AWWA).

 

        Water Supply Operations Series

        Standard Methods for Examination of Water and Wastewater

        Operator Certification Study Guide

        Water Transmission and Distribution

        Basic Science Concepts and Applications

        Water Quality and Treatment

 

        To order these manuals, contact:

American Water Works Association

6666 W. Quincy Ave.

Denver, CO 80235

Telephone: (800) 926-7337

 

 

Independent Study Materials: Wastewater

 

To assist those who are unable to attend a wastewater operator licensure training class, the Associated Boards of Certification (ABC) has developed a list of suggested study manuals.

The following references are available for purchase from California State University:

        Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants, Volumes 1 & 2, Ken Kerri

        Operation & Maintenance of Wastewater Collection Systems, Volumes 1 & 2, Ken Kerri

        Advanced Waste Treatment

        Utility Management

 

        To purchase these documents, contact:

California State University

Office of Water Programs

6000 J Street

Sacramento, CA 95819-6025

Telephone: (916) 278-6142

Fax: (916) 278-5959

Email: wateroffice@csus.edu

The following documents are available from the Water Environment Federation (WEF):

 

        WEF/ABC Certification Study Guide for Wastewater Treatment Personnel

        Prime Movers: Engines, Motors, Turbines, Pumps, Blowers & Generators- MOP OM-5 (Wastewater Collection)

        Safety and Health in Wastewater Systems Manual of Practice No. 1 (Wastewater Collection)

        Existing Sewer Evaluation and Rehabilitation MOP FD-6 (Wastewater Collection)

        Wastewater Collection Systems Management MOP 7 (Wastewater Collection)

        To order these documents, contact:

Water Environment Federation

601 Wythe St.

Alexandria, VA 22314-1994

Telephone: (800) 666-0206

Fax: (703) 684-2492

Email: pubs@wef.org