QC Analytical Water Treatment/Distribution Conference

June 16 - 17, 2014

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Class No. 129343
1.0 CEU will be awarded to participants who complete the conference.
Fee: $125 per attendee

QC Analytical Training Facility
1798 Iowa Drive
LeClaire, IA 52753

Co-Sponsored by:
QC Analytical Services, LLC
Green Start
Eastern Iowa Community Colleges

Target Audience: IA and IL Certified Water Treatment and Water Distribution Operators

Join us in LeClaire, IA as QC Analytical Services, Green Start and Eastern Iowa Community Colleges present the 2014 QC Analytical Water Treatment / Distribution Conference. This one and a half day conference features a variety of Iowa DNR and Illinois EPA approved topics relevant to water treatment and water distribution operator certification, plus a golf outing, social hour and cookout. Participants who complete all conference sessions will earn 1.0 CEU towards certification renewal as prescribed by Chapter 81 of the IA Administrative Code and Title 35 Subpart F Chapter 2 Part 680 of the IL Administrative Code.


Monday, June 16, 2014
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Optimized Treatment Strategies to Meet Stage 2 D/DBP
Shane Oyler, P.E., Shive-Hattery Engineering

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
How to Finance Your Water/ Wastewater Projects
Patti Cale-Finnegan, Iowa Dept. of Natural Resources


10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
Tank Inspection
Don Johnson, Pittsburgh Tank & Tower Company

11:15 – 12:15 p.m.
Zeolite Softening Pros/Cons: Further Downstream Effects on Treatment Issues
Larry Trout, LT Inspector


1:15 – 3:15 p.m.
CCR Workshop – overview of CCR requirements
Bring your CCR information for discussion and assistance
Jill Soenen, Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities

Golf Outing and Social Hour - including steak cookout

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Water Loss Reduction Through Pressure Management
Wes Caudle, Swinger Valve & Willco Inc.

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Optimization for Flocculation and Backwash
Dan Oringer, HACH Company


10:15 – 11:15 a.m.
History and Methods of Fluoride
Kurt Stepping, PDC

11:15 – 12:15 p.m.
Ion Exchange Principles and the East Moline Water Plant Project
Guy Gruitt, Water Care
Joel Johnson, Johnson H2O


  • Visit the QC Analytical Laboratory website www.qcanalytical.net and complete the online form
  • Call QC Analytical Laboratory at 563-289-3373
  • Fax the registration form, including credit card/company billing information to 563-289-5526
  • E-mail the registration form, including credit card/ company billing information to dobbelare@qcanalytical.net
  • Mail the registration form, including check /credit card information to:
    QC Analytical Services, LLC
    1798 Iowa Drive
    LeClaire, IA 52753

Overnight accommodations are available at three hotels close to QC Analytical in LeClaire. For reservations, please call one of these hotels directly.

Comfort Inn
902 Mississippi View Ct.
LeClaire, IA 563-289-4747

Holiday Inn Express
1201 Canal Shore Drive
LeClaire, IA 563-289-9978

Super 8
1515 Welcome Center Drive
LeClaire, IA 563-289-5888