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WIOA Seminar

One Day Interactive Seminar on Water Quality Awareness & Distribution System Management

Dates and Locations:

Thursday, 14 April 2011

Alice Springs

Crowne Plaza Hotel

82 Barrett Drive


For Accommodation at the Crowne Plaza call

Ph: 08 8950 8000

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Monday, 18 April 2011


Crowne Plaza Hotel

32 Mitchell St


For Accommodation at the Crowne Plaza call

Ph: 08 8982 0000

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Click on brochure image to download the Seminar Registration Form for either of the events.   [pdf 2.1 MB]



Registration Fees:

WIOA individual member: $132.00 per person including GST

Non-WIOA member: $165.00 per person including GST.  Find out how to become a WIOA member.


Preliminary Program program is subject to change

8am Registration

8.15am Seminar commences

Distribution System, Public Health and Water Quality Awareness

• Distribution system and public health

• Aims of a water supply system

• Pathogens and chemicals

• Pathogen management

• Filters and disinfection

• Distribution

• ADWG Framework

• Operator responsibilities

Morning Tea (with Walkerton video)

How Can Pathogens Get Into The Distribution System and What Do We Need To Do About It?

• Catchment

• Storages

• Repairs, maintenance and installations

• Backflow

• Cross connections

• Hydrants


• Brief history

• Process of disinfection

• Management of chloraminated and chlorinated systems

• Monitoring


Repairs and New Mains

• Objectives

• Sanitary work procedures

• Interventions without loss of pressure

• Interventions with loss of pressure

• Disinfection of mains and tanks

• Management of discharged water

System Cleaning

• Why clean

• Drought and cleaning

• Indicators for cleaning

• Flushing

• Air scouring

• Swabbing

• Comparisons and costs

• Frequency of cleaning

• Monitoring of cleaning

• System storages

Optimisation of Distribution System

• Know the system

• Prevent contamination

• Minimise detention time

• Optimise disinfection

• Maintain and manage residuals (chlorine and chloramine)

• Balance residuals

• Residual trim

Final Questions and Answers

4pm Seminar Close

Registration fee includes morning and afternoon tea, lunch plus the publication –

"Practical Guide to the Operation & Optimisation of Distribution Systems"




















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