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Join the VA AWWA Distribution Systems Committee for this one-day seminar focused on topics relevant to the maintenance and operation of distribution systems. Both field-level and supervisory staff will benefit from this affordable day of networking and education.
4 Hours of CPE Credits Approved
Sorry, this event is full.  Please contact Cynthia for waitlist.   
8:00 am Seminar Registration & Continental Breakfast (Provided)
8:30 am – 9:30 am - Dave Burns-Core&Main– Issues with Water Distribution
There are several issues that all distribution teams need to know about or they may face problems down the road. Some key concerns which will be reviewed: air in and out of pipelines, pressure reducing/sustaining, level control, velocity of pipeline and rate of flow.
9:45 am – 10:45 am - Adam Berowski-Badger Meter – Making Cellular AMI Easy
This presentation will highlight the strategic benefits to implementing Cellular AMI in the field as metering technology continues to advance.
11:00 am – 12:00 pm - Dan Esser- Cla Val – Basic CLA VAL Introduction
his short seminar will give operation and maintenance personnel a basic understanding of the application, installation and maintenance of control valves. It will introduce new product innovations and electronics and give attendees a general overview on how control valves operate and how to adjust and troubleshoot valves. 
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm – Lunch (Provided)
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm - Peter Hutchins-Ferguson Enterprise – Best Practices for Distribution Flushing
Distribution lines can develop accumulations that have a negative impact on water quality, fire flows, and distribution system efficiency. Additionally, oversized water mains and dead ends can make it difficult to maintain desired chlorine residuals. The speaker will present on the importance of implementing an appropriate flushing program as well as the numerous benefits and opportunities.
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm - LC Campbell-City of Lynchburg Water Resources Safety Specialist – Trenching and Shoring
Cover safety protocols imposed by OSHA are supposed to reduce the accidents; however, there are high risk factors associated with trench excavations. This presentation will explain the reasons why hazards and injuries happen in the field due to the lack of a predictive and preventive application of trench excavation.
Registration Fees
$85     Members
$125   Non-members
$50    Small System Rate **
$35     Retiree/Students
** Small Systems are classified as a public water system serving populations under 10,000 people
Please view our Cancellation and Refund policy.   
COVID Considerations: 
This event will follow any local or facility policies for social distancing and masking. 
Henrico DPU Operations Facility
10401 Woodman Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060
United States of America
Cynthia Barnes


Brian Whitenack


L C (Linwood) Campbell