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2022, 6-02-22, Capital Improvement Projects, Zoom
Thursday, June 02, 2022, 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
Category: Half-day Trainings

 

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

- Keys to Success -

 (MWWA Course ID#: MWWA 22-005)

This half day training will provide utilities with useful information and examples on preparing both asset management plans and capital improvement plans. Information on Massachusetts asset management grant program will be presented. The training will also cover communication strategies for getting community buy-in for infrastructure planning and investment.

 Learning Objectives:

 Review the components of asset management and capital improvement plans;
 Learn about the Massachusetts asset management grant program;
 Discuss some useful communications strategies to garner local support for projects.

 This course is approved for 3 TCHs (Training Contact Hours) for Massachusetts Water and Wastewater Operators. It will be taught using the Zoom platform.  Participants will need to have a reliable highspeed internet connection and computer device with both video and audio capability.  Please review our Student Expectations for Attending Virtual Training at  www.masswaterworks.org/education.

 

LOCATION: Remote Training via Zoom

DATEThursday, June 2, 2022

TIME8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

COST: $65 Members,  $135 Non-Members

INSTRUCTORS:  Michael Bartley [Stantec]

Kirsten Ryan, Michael Cunningham, Michael Sanders [Kleinfelder] 

Jonathan Maple [MA Clean Water Trust] 

Greg Lane [Next Generation Strategies]

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                     AGENDA:

 

   8:30  – 8:45 AM

Class Overview & Introductions

 

   8:45  – 9:15 AM

Asset Management vs Capital Improvement Plans:

How Does a Utility Get Started

(M. Bartley)

    9:15 – 9:45 AM

Overview of MA Asset Management Grant Program

(J. Maple)

 

9:45 – 10:00 AM

Break

 

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Case Studies (Kleinfelder)

 

11:00 - 11:30 AM

Strategies for Getting Local Support & Identifying “Showstopper” Issues Before They Become Obstacles

(G. Lane)

 

11:30 –  12:00 PM

Q & A, Course Assessment and Evaluations

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

ATTENDANCE & TCH POLICY: 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.
TCH certificates will be issued only when full payment is received.

 

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

 

Course Registration

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IMPORTANT NOTICES

Photograph and Information Release:  Photographs will be taken at this event.  By registering for this event you agree to allow MWWA to use your photo in any MWWA-related publication or social media site.