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Event Name:WRRF Academy: Effective Utility Management Workshop (3-part series)
Event Type(s):Workshop
This workshop series is presented virtually this year in a 3-part series.

Thursday, April 22nd - Overview and Self-Assessment
9:00 am – 12:30pm  (8:50 am registration)

Thursday, April 29th - Selection of Sustainable Practices
2:00 pm - 4:15 pm  (1:50 pm registration)

Thursday, May 6th - Implementation Resources
9:00 am – 11:15am  (8:50 am registration)
MWEA is excited to announce the launch of the WRRF Academy and the addition of the Effective Utility Management (EUM) Workshop to its lineup.   EUM is simple, actionable, and affordable – it helps your utility protect its infrastructure investments, ensure that your workforce is able to address the challenges that they face every day, and help your utility in many other important ways.


Event Date:4/22/2021
Event Time:Varies
Contact Person:MWEA
(phone: 517-641-7377)

EUM Workshop Objectives

  • Describe ways that the EUM Primer can be used.
  • Conduct the EUM Self-Assessment and review other key implementation steps, including identifying effective practices.
  • Equip participants to implement EUM at their utility based on the assessment done at the workshop.
  • Create an opportunity to learn from utility peers about their challenges, successes, and plans for improving in the future.
EUM Workshop Facilitators
  • Featured Facilitator: Ed McCormick, McCormick Strategic Water
  • Pete Cavagnaro, WRR Solutions
  • Heather Cheslek, Black & Veatch and current WRRF Committee Chair
  • Doug Engelsman, City of Zeeland CWP
  • Brian Hannon, Moore and Bruggink
  • Mike Lunn, Primodal
  • Tim Lynch, Benton Harbor St. Joseph Joint WWTP
  • Nicole Pasch, Xylem
  • Brian Vu, City of Grand Rapids

0.5 Managerial CECs or 5 PDHs
EGLE Course Code: 2588


MWEA / Michigan WEF Member: $100  *PRICE HAS BEEN DISCOUNTED FROM $100 - NOW ONLY $50*
Non-Member: $200 *PRICE HAS BEEN DISCOUNTED FROM $200 - NOW ONLY $100*
*Please note the cost of this workshop is less than other MWEA events because a portion of the workshop fees are covered by a grant from EGLE.

View the full agenda here!

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