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Winter Wise – The Cold Hard Facts about Distribution Systems

  • 26 Sep 2022
  • 11:00 AM
  • 27 Sep 2022
  • 3:00 PM
  • Virtual Training


  • GST Exemption for Prov. of MB staff only.

Registration is closed

Virtual Classroom - Instructor led

This course will be presented by our training partner WWOTC

September 26 -27, 2022    11:00 AM - 3:00 PM CDT each day

Duration: 2 Days                     

CEUs: 0.7

Learning Objectives

This course was developed to provide valuable knowledge about maintain municipal infrastructure in harsh winter climates. It will detail steps to prepare for winter temperatures, procedures to deal with scenarios that may occur, and provide a hands-on practical portion to learn about the possible breakdown of infrastructure that is subjected to a harsh winter climate. This course is ideal for all Engineers, Managers, Supervisors, Operators and Inspectors, providing everyone with an insight from the start of initial design to the end result of maintenance.


  • Freezing probabilities
  • Variables affecting depths of frost penetration
  • Cold weather and pressure transients
  • Winterizing fire hydrants
    • Methods
    • Thawing methods
  • Water services
    • Thawing methods
  • Watermain design and maintenance
  • Valve chamber maintenances
    • Sample stations
    • Winterizing
  • Auto flusher maintenance
  • Introduction to technology alternatives
  • Winter safety
  • Practical portion
    • Identify and assess the breakdown of hydrants
    • Sample stations

For any questions related to content of the course please use this link: Enquiry

Contact the MWWA office for any questions related to registration for this event.

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