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Region 6 Virtual Workshop - Lots of Useful Information

  • 13 Jul 2022
  • 8:45 AM - 4:30 PM
  • WebEx
  • 30


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8:45 to 9:00am

July 13, 2022 - Region 6 Virtual Workshop 

Lots of Useful Information (0.65 CEUs will be offered)

Introduction, FSEA Region 6 Virtual Workshop

9:00 to 9:45am

Cross-Connection Testing Methods - Bradley Hasseler, Cross-Connection Control Coordinator, City of Delray Beach

An overview of FAC 62-610 cross connection requirements and some of the procedures used to test for those requirements will be presented.

10:00 to 10:45am

Breakpoint Chlorination Curve, monitoring process - Juan Manzano,   FSEA, Region 6 Director

An overview of the different sections of the breakpoint chlorination curve, along with the key indicators to monitor for each section will be presented. Maintaining optimum chloramination through a good understanding of the breakpoint chlorination curve will minimize distribution system nitrification.

11:00 to 11:45am

HPCs, the "Easy Disk" Procedure - Emily Frawley, Global Product  Manager, IDEXX Water

Say goodbye to media preparation with heterotrophic plate counts (HPC). The presentation will focus on HPC water microbiology testing and showcase an entirely new method for the measurement of water quality and the efficacy of water treatment processes. This one-hour session will cover current methods and how the new EasyDisc method from IDEXX makes routine monitoring of water quality easy and accurate. The session also includes an opportunity for interactive questions and answers.

12:00 to 1:00pm

Lunch Break

1:00 to 1:45pm

Sampling Do's and Don’ts - Water & Wastewater - John Lindsey, Account Executive, Pace Analytical Services LLC

The Safe Drinking Water Act (SWDA) was passed by Congress in 1974 to make sure that the drinking water supplied to the public is safe and sanitary. The SDWA has been amended since then and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) still writes the regulations to carry out the provisions of the Act. The major requirements of the SDWA include Sampling and Reporting, Record Keeping and Public Notification.  Similar requirements are found in the Clean Water Act (CWA). Proper sample collection and reporting provides regulatory compliance and positive public relations for water and wastewater utility providers. In this presentation you will learn about:
-The types of analysis performed     -The frequency of sampling 
-Chain of Custody forms               -General sampling procedures
-Sample Transport and deliver    -Common collection mistakes to avoid

2:00 to 2:45pm

MDLs Forum – Dr. Karl C. Kircher from FDOH, and other experts will be available to answer questions.

This session is for all participants to pose questions and share their experience with other participants.

3:00 to 3:45pm

Purge and Trap Analyses, Helium Conservation for GCMS - Terry Jeffers, Senior GCMS Applications Scientist, ThermoFisher Scientific

Helium is a precious and becoming a scares commodity. This talk provides tips and tricks to improve helium conservation in common Environmental Methodologies such as Method 524 and 8260. Latest Method revisions and novel hardware options will be discussed to minimize the consumption of Helium in common GCMS & Purge and Trap applications.

4:00 to 4:30pm

QA Internet Resources, useful QA tools - Juan Manzano, FSEA, Region 6 Director

An overview of a sampling of internet sites and resources useful for QA staff will be presented


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