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VSS, D1, & T1 Certification Exam Preparatory Course: A 3-Day Course

Approximately 90% of New England's drinking water systems - about 10,000 systems - are small and most use ground water sources. Small systems provide drinking water to less than 3,300 people while very small systems provide it to less than 500 people. The purpose of our VSS class is to familiarize students with the small water system field and teach the responsibilities of certified drinking water operators. This class covers the following topics: water quality sampling, wells and their source protection, water pipes, storage tanks, hydrants, valves, meters, water treatment, how to create reports, and Massachusetts drinking water regulations. We will show you how to use basic math formulas to calculating water storage, pressure, flow, and water usage. This class will get you prepared to pass the VSS, D1, and T1 exams. You will also earn 18 TCH credits.

This is a three-day class and students are encouraged to attend all classes. Each class will be held in person and we are working on also providing this option virtually on the Zoom platform. All participants will need access to a computer or tablet that has Zoom videoconferencing software installed, and a good internet connection. If you don’t yet have Zoom, you can
sign up and download here.

To sign up for this 3-day class,
Register Online, or contact Jason Blais.

Registratioin is closed, we have reach capacity. We will be offering addintonal VSS, D1 & T1 Prep classes later this Spring in two different locations.

Dates: January 23, 26, and 27, 2023 (#2023-02)
Monday's (Day 1) class will not be held in person. It will only be available via Zoom. If you have already registered to attend this course, please see your email for the Zoom link and additional information.

Time: 8:00AM – 3:00PM (includes breaks & lunch break), Zoom session will begin at 7:50AM for attendance
Attendance will begin at 7:50am

Location: Worcester Water Filtration Plant - Conference Room, 71 Stonehouse Hill Rd, Holden, MA 01520
We are working to also provide this as a Virtual option through Zoom
(we will email all registrants a confirmation/reminder and additional information a few days prior to class)

Class Fee (per registrant):
MassRWA Members: Free
Non-Members: Free

Agency Approval: 18.0 Water TCH's

Instructors: Bob Hoyt, Mass Rural Water Association


Cancellation Policy:
Individuals registered for one of our training classes, seminars, and/or conferences will be charged the class fee if we have not received notice of canellation at least 48 hours prior to the beginning of class. Anyone contacting MassRWA to cancel enrollment in a training session will receive a cancellation number. In the event of an emergency, which would prevent attendance, please contact MassRWA as soon as possible with the details.

Consent to Use Photographic Images, Videos, & Recordings:
Registration and attendance at, or participation in, MassRWA's meetings, trainings, and other seminars constitutes an agreement byu the attendee to MassRWA's use and distrbution (both now and in the future) of the attendee's image or voice in photographs, videos/videotapes, electronic reproductions, and audi files.tapes of such events and activities. This include permission to record sessions and streaming events.

Mass Rural Water Association

781 Millers Falls Road, Northfield, MA 01360

Phone: 413-498-5779

Fax: 413-498-9943