2021 WWWA In-Person Continuing Education (CE) Sessions


Two Dates Available in October
NOTE: All sessions will be pre-recorded videos, speakers will not be physically present.

Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center
10101 Market St Rothschild, WI 54474

Holiday Inn- Stevens Point
1001 Amber Ave Stevens Point, WI 54482 
The WWWA will be following the local and facility COVID guidelines put in place at the time of the In-Person CE Sessions. DNR REQUIRES 6 HOURS OF CONTINUING EDUCATION PER LICENSE TYPE ANNUALLY.

PRICING (includes lunch)

MEMBER: $150


6.0 Pump Installer; 6.0 Well Driller; 5.0 Heat Exchange Well Driller, 3.0 Journeyman Plumber, and 3.0 Master Plumber credits total. 

8:00-9:00 am
Be Red Cross Ready
Becky Tiles,
American Red Cross Volunteer
This presentation will help individuals be better prepared for these types of emergencies and provide guidance on how to recognize different physical signs and symptoms related to cold and extreme heat.

9:00-10:00 am
Project through Proper Septic Systems
Sara Heger
, University of Minnesota, On-site Sewage Treatment Program
This presentation will discuss how proper septic system design, installation, and management treats the contaminants found in human wastewater.

10:00-11:00 am
UV Technology Basics
David Ries
, Regional Sales Manager Trojan Technologies Residential Division (VIQUA)
This presentation will focus on UV technology basics. Touching on how to promote UV, disinfection differences and the changes in regulation around UV in WI.

11:00-12:00 pm LUNCH PROVIDED

12:00-1:00 pm
Wisconsin DNR Update
Marty Nessman
, Private Water Section Chief, Bureau of Drinking Water and Groundwater
Marty Nessman will share updates on recent DNR staffing updates, position/funding sources, code updates and implementation issues; WCR/WAR data from 2020 and information on special projects.

1:00-2:00 pm
Solar Pumping Solutions and Application
Tim Nelesen
, Franklin-Electric
Applying solar-powered pumps to well systems has become more achievable and is less complicated/ expensive than you may think. This session will cover where and how to apply solar-powered well pumps.

2:00-3:00 pm
Safety Around a Drilling Rig
Matt Kouba
, Kouba Drilling
This presentation will go through a step-by-step drill rig safety protocol and discuss the proper safety equipment to wear. Identifying problem areas and what to expect around a well drilling rig will help save lives.

If you need a sixth Heat Exchange Well Driller credit, there will be an optional session offered. If you do not have a HEDI license you are not required to stay, this session is optional and provided for those with a HEDI license to complete annual requirements at no additional cost. 

Drilling Reactive Clay & Shale
Jim Hutmacher, Wyo-Ben
This presentation will give some suggestions on how to solve problems relating to clay and shale. We will discuss testing, the use of polymers, and better drilling practices to increase your success. 


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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Lunch will be provided, please email [email protected] if you have any food allergies.
  • A survey at the end of the will be used to validate your attendance.
  • Speakers will not be present, but their contact information is available for follow-up questions. 
  • The WWWA will be following the local and facility COVID guidelines put in place at the time of the In-Person CE Sessions.