NJWATER Training

Published on Thursday, August 25, 2022

2022 Pre-Conference Training: Disinfection A to Z

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - Golden Nugget, Atlantic City (Grand Ballroom)

Event date: 10/18/2022 9:00 AM - 1:30 PM Export event

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Please Note: This session is closed to anyone NOT attending our conference on October 19th & 20th

In this 4-hour training session the importance of disinfection in both water and wastewater systems will be discussed.  This class will provide information on the safe use, operation and maintenance of chlorine gas and sodium hypochlorite disinfection systems.  Information will be presented that is general in nature potable water systems and to wastewater systems prior to discharging to effluent, along with specific regulations for each type of system including those systems that are currently not required to chlorinate.  The importance of de-chlorination for both water and wastewater systems will be discussed, as will the newer EPA Regulations for dichlorination and how some states have adopted National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) reporting permits for tracking of dichlorination of both potable water and wastewater systems.  The importance of alternative disinfection methods that are used in both water and wastewater systems such as ozone, UV light and chloramines will also be discussed.

Instructor:  John Schwartz – USA Bluebook, Technical Training Manager.  John has over 40 years of water and wastewater experience including roles as construction and maintenance worker up to senior water system operator positions for both water treatment and distribution systems for the city of Riverside, California.  He then accepted a position as the water treatment and distribution system superintendent for Helena, Montana.  During this time in Montana, John worked closely with Montana rural water systems and the Montana Section of AWWA where he served as a board member and later as the chairperson.  Then in 2008 moving back to California he assisted with the start-up of two significant submerged membrane water treatment plants in California with the engineering firms CH2M Hill and CDM Smith.  John then joined the team at California Rural Water Association as the Central California Circuit Rider, Trainer, and Technical Advisor.  John is currently working for USA Bluebook as the Technical Training Manager.


4.0 Training Contact Hours for NJ-Licensed Water and Wastewater Operators.  TCH Course # 04-082201-30

4.0 Hours toward license renewal for NJ Certified Public Works Managers.   Course # DLGS-NJWA-234 (4.0 Technical)


Date and Location:

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at the Golden Nugget, Atlantic City (Grand Ballroom)


Please Note: As stated in our 2022 Conference Attendee Registration Packet, there will be a Pre Conference (October 18th) registration fee for anyone not attending the Management & Technical Conference on October 19th or 20th. Pre Conference registrants not attending the Management & Technical Conference will be invoiced at 50.00 for NJWA Members or 100.00 for non-members.
Anyone registered for the Management & Technical Conference on either October 19th or 20th may attend Pre Conference at no charge 


Registration Available To Conference Attendees Only


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