Water systems training offered by WSC and NGWA at Expo

Tuesday, December 9, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

wsc-ngwaNGWA, in collaboration with the Water Systems Council, has crafted a training program to nurture the troubleshooting and diagnostic skills of those who are new to the groundwater industry and enhance those of the seasoned water systems professional. The course will address these major areas:

  •   Water systems and components overview
  •   Proper selection and sizing of materials and components
  •   Diagnostics and troubleshooting
  •   Variable frequency drives (variable flow for constant pressure).

This class is especially recommended for those who may be taking a state licensure water systems exam or one of the NGWA Voluntary Certification Program exams on water systems. The experienced pump installer and water well contractor who seek the most current information and application of recent technologies will also benefit from attending.

All registered Expo attendees are eligible to attend this course; however, as seating is limited to 60 given the level of personal instruction offered, you must indicate your intent to do so when registering for the Expo and pay an additional nominal fee* to cover part of the costs of the instructional materials that will be furnished during the class. You are expected to attend the entire offering in order to receive a certificate of completion for continuing education credit.

Representative from various water systems companies that are members of Water Systems Council and NGWA will instruct the class.

*Fee is $35 on or before November 7 and $60 thereafter.


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Flashback Friday Video — air rotary drilling

Each week, we plan to take a look back at some workshops, courses, photos, and more from past Expos. We’re proud of the content and are glad to have the opportunity to bring you leading experts in their field to assist you in doing the best job possible in the most cost-effective and efficient manner.

Stay tuned each Friday for a new surprise!

Today we’re taking a look back to the 2013 Expo presentation covering air rotary drilling by NGWA member and 2015 President-Elect Richard Thron, MGWC, of Mantyla Well Drilling Inc., Stillwater, Minnesota.

This workshop covers the general operation of air rotary drilling and proper selection of equipment needed to safely construct a water supply well using this method. Proper setup and teardown procedures are also discussed. Those new to the industry and those in need of a refresher can benefit from this presentation.

A little background on Thron… He began working full-time with Mantyla Well Drilling in 1966 and became the owner in 2000. He’s been an NGWA member since the 1980s, has served on numerous committees and task forces, and has participated in numerous panel discussions and seminars as a speaker on DOT-OSHA, safety, and public education, as well as air rotary drilling.

Interested in attending a presentation similar to this at the 2014 Expo? Click here to view the complete program lineup.


Save on registration fees with team discounts

Team discount: Save 10 percent per person on Expo registration fees when you register three or more of your team at the same time.The savings are based on the regular (i.e., nondiscounted) Expo rates from whichever membership status applies (NGWA member vs. nonmember). Registrations must be made at the same time with total payment submitted to qualify. Please call NGWA customer service at 800 551.7379 (614 898.7786 outside the United States) to take advantage of this team discount.


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