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2020, 9-24-20 Automatic Control Valves, Zoom
Thursday, September 24, 2020, 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM EST
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Automatic Control Valves – Making Them Work For You  

(MWWA Course: MWWA 20-007, MA Wastewater: BC-2020-3552) 

For decades water utilities have incorporated automatic control valves in a variety of water flow and pressure control applications.  Water tank altitude valves, pressure relief valves, filter plant and pump station flow control are just a few of the more common examples.  In this seminar Pat Donnelly of Cla-Val will provide an overview of how flow control valves work and the best applications to more efficiently operate your water system.  Information on how to properly adjust and maintain the most common types of valves will also be presented as well as new technologies in remote sensing and controlling capabilities. 

Learning Objectives: 

  • To learn how control valves work and where they can best be used in a public water system 
  • To understand how to properly select, install and maintain control valves 
  • To review various options of remote connections and controls 

This course is approved for 2.0 TCHs (Training Contact Hours) for both Massachusetts water and wastewater operators as well as RI Drinking Water Operators. It will be taught using the Zoom platform.  Participates will need to have a reliable highspeed internet connection and  computer device with both video and audio capability. 

LOCATION:  Remote Training via Zoom 

DATEThursdaySeptember 24, 2020 

TIME8:30 – 11:00 a.m. 

COST$50 Members,  $75 Nonmembers 

INSTRUCTOR:  Pat Donnelly,  Cla-Val 

8:30  – 8:45 AM 
Course Overview & Introductions 
8:45  – 9:30 AM 
Basic Operation of Control Valves 
9:30  – 10:00 AM 
Applications in Treatment Plants and the Distribution System 
10:00 – 10:15 AM 
10:15 – 10:45 AM 
Proper Selection/Maintenance and Remote Capabilities 
10:45 – 11:00 AM 
Conclusions & Course Evaluations 

Registrations must be done on-line (www.masswaterworks.org).  
If you need registration assistance please email [email protected] or call 978-263-1388. 

Participation of the attendees will be confirmed throughout the Zoom session.  Participation and completion of an online evaluation form are necessary to be eligible for TCHs. 
TCHs will be issued only when full payment is received. 


To download the flyer click here: course flyer


Before registering, please read our student expectations
for attending virtual training: Virtual Training Guide


To register to this course click here: 9/24/20 Course Registration