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 Export to Your Calendar 8/20/2020
When: Thursday, August 20, 2020
8:00 AM until 12:30 PM
Where: Virtual Zoom Meeting
United States
Contact: Member Services
(770) 618-8690

Online registration is available until: 8/19/2020
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***This workshop is eligible for 4 Wastewater Operator Recertification Points

Registration fees: $89 for GAWP members; $139 for non-members


Workshop Agenda


  • 8:00 - Introduction and Welcome- Sharon Endress, ADS Environmental Services
  • 8:10 - Use of Watertight Composite Manholes for I/I Reduction – Roy Barnes, Deputy Director Fulton County
  • 8:50 - Asset Management Techniques - Eric MacDonald and Hal Clarkson, Woolpert
  • 9:30 - Structured Pipe Cleaning Program - Desmond Norwood, Clayton County WA & Eric Freeman, Blue Cypress Consulting
  • 10:10 - Break
  • 10:30 – Safety Protocols for Excavations – Robin Rosen, Southern Company
  • 11:10 - Project Deployment—In-house or Contract Out? – Ricky Jacobs, Douglasville-Douglas County WSA
  • 11:50 – Machine Learning and Level-only Data to Assist with Collection System O & M – Patrick Wootton, ADS Environmental Services
  • 12:30 - Adjourn

(Program subject to change)


  • For this online training session participants are required to turn their equipment (computer, laptop, tablet, smartphone) video cameras on so that GAWP staff can confirm their participation during the entire training session - we must be able to see you!. Those who fail to do so will not be awarded recertification pointsThis is a requirement of the GA Water & Wastewater Treatment Board of Examiners / GA Secretary of State
  • All registrants will receive the Zoom meeting information on August 19
  • Each participant first and last name should be listed correctly once they join the training session. If you need to adjust your name, click on the “participants” tab and you’ll see everyone signed on.  Choose your name and you should see an option to “rename”.
    Click here to learn how to change your name in a Zoom meeting
  • All participants will be muted upon joining the training session
  • Participants can ask questions using the Zoom Chat feature. Simply choose “chat” and you’ll see the chat window appear
  • In the top right corner of the screen, you have the “gallery view” or “speaker view”.  Choose “gallery view” to see who all is in the training session with you
  • It’s recommended to have your video camera close to eye level for the best view
  • Be yourself and respect others



     Click here for information on the basics about how to participate in a Zoom meeting, which is the platform used for this workshop.



Need to transfer a registration to another person?

Only employees of GAWP Corporate & Utility Members will be permitted to request invoicing. All cancellations must be received in writing via email to 2 weeks prior to the date of the class. After the 2 week deadline, you are no longer eligible for refunds but substitutions are welcome. No refunds for those who register and fail to attend