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2023, 10-16-23 Distribution, Springfield
SWSC - Springfield Water & Sewer Commission
71 Colton St
Springfield, MA 01109

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Monday, October 16, 2023, 7:30 AM - 11:00 AM EDT
Category: Distribution Courses

**In-person Course**

This course is now full, to add your name to a waitlist fill out the form below.

Waitlist form: * WAITLIST - Distribution Course


Concepts and Practices of Drinking Water Distribution

For Grades D2, D3 & D4

Mondays, October 16, 2023 – January 22, 2024

7:30AM - 11:00AM

(NO class on 12/25, 1/1, 1/15)

This is a 12-week state-approved course that is being taught live in-person. The course is designed to cover the concepts of drinking water distribution . Taking and passing this course is a prerequisite for taking the Massachusetts Grades D2, D3 and D4 Drinking Water Licensing Exam(s).

Participants will meet for 3 ½ hours each week and learn information important to a distribution operator including: hydrology, source waters, basic math and chemistry, regulations, water sampling, hydraulics, distribution system components (pipes, valves, pumps, tanks, and meters), equipment operation and maintenance, safety and administrative duties. (Note: basic math knowledge is required for this course. Individuals not comfortable with math concepts should consider taking a math course before taking this course.)

Upon successful completion of this course a “Certificate of Completion” will be issued along with a Certificate for up to 37 Training Contact Hours (TCH). Successful completion requires achieving a final score of 70 points through a combination of attendance (must attend minimum of 10 classes), homework, midterm exam and final exam. (Note: Certificates will only be issued when full payment has been received). 

Starting Date:  Monday,  October 16, 2023

Time:  7:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Location:  Springfield Water & Sewer Commission Training Rm (2nd Flr), Springfield MA

Instructor: Daniel Laprade, P.E.

TCHs: 37

Cost: $900
(not including textbook = $90)
  • You will receive a confirmation email approximately one week before the course to confirm your registration and give you instructions for the class

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If you need registration assistance, please email [email protected] or call 978-263-1388.

Photograph/Video Release Agreement:
Participation in this course constitutes an agreement by the attendee to allow the Massachusetts Water Works Association (MWWA) to use and distribute the participant’s image in any MWWA-related publication or social media site.