Management, Methods, and Money: Understanding Concepts in Capacity Development -   July 18-20, 2017 -  Virginia Tech Richmond center -   Richmond, Virginia

Schedule

Day 1 - July 18, 2017
8:00am On-site check in and registration at Virginia Tech Richmond center Suite 300.
8:30-9:00 am Introductions, Course objectives, and Schedule
9:00-9:30 am Definition of Capacity Development and VDH Perspective
9:30-10:00 am Introduction of Case Study
10:00-10:15 Break
Topic 1. Owner Responsibility/Liability
Section 1. Safety and Risk Management
10:15-11:15 am Safety Programs
11:15 am-12:30 pm Security and Emergency Response
12:30-1:30 pm Lunch
Section 2. Regulations and Water Treatment Goals
1:30-2:30 pm Basics of Water Treatment
2:30-3:30 pm Current and Future Regulations
3:30-3:45 pm Break
Section 3. Accounting Systems
3:45-4:30 pm Cost to Customers and Finance Systems
Case Study
4:30-5:30 pm Lessons Applied to the Case Study
6:30 pm Dinner at The Westin Richmond.
Day 2 - July 19, 2017
Topic 2. Business/Managerial Operations
Section 1. Managing the plant
8:30-10:30 am Staffing Issues, Workforce Development, Public Relations
10:30-10:45 am Break
Section 2. Business Decisions
10:45-noon Operations Plans, CIP, Setting Rates
Noon-1:00 pm Lunch
Topic 3. Utility Operations/Asset Management
Section 1. Maintenance and asset management
1:00-2:30 pm Maintenance Programs and Sanitary Practices
2:30-2:45 pm Break
Section 2. Resource Management and Efficiency
2:45-4:00 pm Water Accounting
4:00-5:00 pm Energy Conservation Measures
Case Study
5:00-5:30 pm Lessons Applied to the Case Study
Day 3 - July 20, 2017
Topic 4. Use of Software tools
Section 1. CUPSS
8:30 am-noon CUPSS
Noon-1:00 pm Lunch
Section 2. Spreadsheet, Case Study and Completion
1:00-2:00 pm Tools Available from AWWA, Water Loss Spreadsheet
2:00-2:30pm Final Quiz, Evaluation, Adjourn


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