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Water Loss, Optimizing Performance & Accessing Funding To Improve Small Systems
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 Export to Your Calendar 11/10/2020 to 11/11/2020
When: Tuesday, November 10, 2020
9:00 AM
Where: Virtual via Zoom
United States
Contact: Jill Duchniak

Online registration is available until: 11/10/2020
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Small Systems Workshop - Sponsored by AWWA, WIAWWA, USDA and Partnership for Safe Water

Water Loss, Optimizing Performance & Accessing Funding to Improve Small Systems
Virtual Workshop November 10 and November 11, 2020 9:00 am to Noon each day

 Free to attend but you must register using the link above



Day 1


9:00 to 9:30

  • Welcomes and introductions – trainers and participants
  • Pre-Test



9:30 to 10:30

Overview and purpose of the training -- collaboration between AWWA, Partnership, USDA, and small system managers and operators

  • Introduction to the Partnership for Small Systems
  • Introduction to Water Loss Control
  • Introduction to USDA Loan Program for Small Communities



10:30 to Noon

Water Loss

  • Application of Water Loss Control Practices

Exercise: How to use AWWA Water Loss Control tools with discussion

Day 2


9:00 to 10:30

Self-Assessment of Best Opportunity for Improvement

  • Exercise: Identify top strengths and top challenges
  • Exercise: How to complete the “Preliminary Assessment” for small systems (General Profile and Five Core Areas)
  • Exercise:How to identify top priority
  • Exercise:How to describe top project idea and present to/discuss with USDA about translating to a loan application.



10:30 to 11:30

USDA Loan Program for Small Communities

  • How to do eAuthorization and RDApply

How to connect today’s exercises with technical assistance and loan application process



11:30 to Noon

Workshop Summary and Information Session

  • Post Test and Evaluations
  • Post-workshop Technical Assistance -- AWWA, USDA, others




Closing Remarks


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