Drinking Water Training
This page provides information on upcoming and past training opportunities for drinking water professionals, public officials, and citizens interested in gaining knowledge and skills related to compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, Building the Capacity of Drinking Water Systems, and Drinking Water Grant Opportunities.
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Upcoming Drinking Water Webinars
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 2-4pm ET
Environmental Justice Community Engagement Calls: Focus on EPA's Drinking Water and Clean Water State Revolving Fund and Reducing Lead in Drinking Water Programs
EPA's Office of Environmental Justice hosts biweekly calls to inform the public about EPA's environmental justice work and enhance opportunities to maintain an open dialogue with environmental justice advocates. This upcoming call will feature presentations on EPA's Drinking Water State Revolving Fund, Clean Water State Revolving Fund, and the Reducing Lead in Drinking Water Grant Program. More information on the biweekly engagement calls can be found here.
Register here - Space is first come, first serve, and limited to the first 1,000 participants.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021 2-3:30 pm ET
DWSRF and Capacity Building in Action: Strategic Planning for Prioritizing and Funding Water Infrastructure Projects
Now more than ever, strategic planning is crucial for states to best prepare and prioritize funding for water infrastructure projects. This webinar will focus on how state can use their Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) set-asides for activities that support strategic planning, such as developing water distribution system mapping and asset inventories (including lead service lines), planning and design assistance, and conducting capacity assessments. This webinar will feature state presenters discussing how they have used their set-asides for these type of activities.
Thursday, November 4, 2021 2:30-3:30 pm ET
Consumer Confidence Report Rule Revision Webinar
EPA's Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (OGWDW) will provide an overview of the Agency's rule revision process for the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) Rule. The webinar will also include background on the America's Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) of 2018 amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act and its corresponding CCR content requirements. This webinar is open to the general public, but it primarily intended for states, water system operators, associations, interest groups, technical assistance providers, tribal representatives, and any others interested in learning more about the CCR rule revision.
Small Systems Webinar Series
EPA hosts a monthly webinar series to communicate the most current EPA research, tools, and resources related to small drinking water systems. These webinars are held on the last Tuesday of each month from 2:00-3:00 PM EST (Optional Q&A session from 3:00-3:30 PM EST). A certificate for one continuing education contact hour will be offered.
To view more information, please see the Small Systems Monthly Webinar Series page.
Resilience Training and Exercises for Drinking Water and Wastewater Utilities
Training and exercises are critical to the preparedness process. To access these training tools to improve your utility plans, policies, and procedures, view the Resilience Training and Exercises page.
Previous years (before 2020)
|Building Capacity||Incorporating Asset Management in Drinking Water Regulations||10/14/2021||Incorporating Asset Management in Drinking Water Regulations 10.14.2021 Webinar Slides (pdf)|
|Building Capacity||DWSRF and Capacity Building In Action: Source Water Protection||07/28/2021|
|Rules||Consumer Confidence Report Rule: Annual Overview||06/09/2021||CCR Rule Annual Overview Webinar Slides 06.09.2021 (pdf)|
|Building Capacity||All Rise for Safe Water: Federal and Local Opportunities to Support Manufactured Housing Communities||05/06/2021|
|Building Capacity||DWSRF and Capacity Building In Action: Asset Management||04/28/2021||Slides|
|Rules||Overview of the Public Notification Rule||03/31/2021|
Capacity Development Strategies: Incorporating Asset Management
DWSRF and Workforce Development (DWSRF and Capacity Building In Action Webinar Series)
|Asset Management||Asset Management 101||01/21/2021||Slides|
|Rules||Lead and Copper Rule: Developing Sampling Pools||09/23/2020|
|Rules||Lead and Copper Rule: Sample Site Selection||09/17/2020|
|Grants||Tribal Lead Testing in School and Child Care Programs Drinking Water Tribal Grant EPA 3T's Guidance||09/08/2020|
|Grants||WIIN Grant: Lead Testing in School and Child Care Program Drinking Water Tribal Grant and Implementation Process||08/24/2020|
|Building Capacity||DWSRF Set-Asides 101||07/15/2020||Slides, Recording|
|Rules||CCR Overview and Electronic Delivery||07/10/2020|
|Grants||Lead Testing in Schools Program and Updates||05/14/2020|
|Grants||EPA's Assistance for Small and Disadvantaged Communities Drinking Water Grant||03/03/2020||Recording|
|Grants||Reduction in Lead Exposure Drinking Water Request for Application||03/03/2020||Recording|
|Building Capacity||Implementation of Capacity Development Program||02/19/2020||Recording|
|Building Capacity||EPA's Knowledge Retention Tool||12/08/2020||Slides, Recording|
|Building Capacity||Water System Partnerships Handbook||11/18/2020||Slides, Recording|
|Building Capacity||Water Operator Hiring and Contracting Guide||11/04/2020|
|Building Capacity||DWSRF and Drinking Water System Partnerships||09/30/2020||Slides, Recording|
|Building Capacity||Capacity Development and Operator Certification 101||07/29/2020||Slides|