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Hydrant & Valve Maintenance

  • 04 Sep 2019
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Grandview, MB


  • This pertains only to Provincial Staff as they are GST Exempt.
  • This pertains only to Provincial staff as they are GST Exempt.

Hydrant & Valve Maintenance

Wednesday, September 4th, 2019

Grandview, MB

Start Time: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Location:  Grandview Kinsmen Community Centre - 435 Burrows Ave.

Presenter:  Kurtis Robson, Deblo Industries Ltd. 

8:30 - 10:00 am   - AWWA Valve and Hydrant Specifications and General Standards including:  

          - Benefits of hydrant maintenance program

          - Purchasing hydrants and valves

          - Discussing the difference between Sliding Gate and Compression Hydrants

Coffee Break:   10:00 - 10:30 am

10:30 - 12:00 pm

          - Analyzing Hydrant defects

          - Installation Problems

          - Inspections

          - Fire flow classifications

          - Summary

Lunch:  12:00 - 12:30 pm

12:30 - 4:00 pm

          - Workshop in the field working on hydrants, taking them apart, discussing the repairs needed and reassembling the hydrants.  Each hydrant and isolation valve will be operated upon completion.

4:30 - Adjourn

Participants in this workshop are eligible for 0.6 CEUS under the Manitoba Operator Certification program. 

No refunds or cancellations after August 23rd, 2019. Please ensure that payment for the workshop has been received by the MWWA office before Friday, August 30th, 2019.

Course fee includes lunch, refreshments and course materials

Please pay for workshop online with your Credit Card.

In the event of attendee no show, refunds will not be issued.

Substitutions will be permitted.

Attendees will be considered registered only when payment has been received. 

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