WOP: CWM and CTM

Syed Semab haiderSyed Semab haider   July 06, 2012  
 

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The aim of this WOP is access to qualified water distribution system operator

GENERAL WOP INFORMATION

June 09, 2011 - January 31, 2013
Was the code of conduct followed?
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Did the operators sign a formal partnership agreement?
Yes
Mentor motivations
  • New opportunities/challenges for employees
  • Other
WOPs facilitator
None

PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

THEMES AND OBJECTIVES

Themes
Water quality management

Objectives
Access to qualified water distribution system operator
Compliance with the Michigan Safe Water Drinking Act

WOPS ACTIVITIES

What types of activities were carried out to help develop operator capacity?
  • Joint planning or work
  • On the job training
  • Site visits

Describe WOPs activities
Canton Township and the City of Westland entered into a shared service agreement. Canton Township provided a qualified water operator to assist Westland in monitoring its water distribution system and in overseeing the city's compliance with the drinking water regulations of the State of Michigan.

Westland benefited from the professional expertise of Canton employees who regularly met with city public works officials, performed site visits as needed, and collaborated on reports and other matters related to the city's water system.

RESULTS

Describe the overall results
- Compliance with the Michigan Safe Water Drinking Act by providing Westland with a properly licensed S-1 operator-in-charge.

- Westland saves $50,000 annually

- Canton Township receives revenue enhancement of $20,000 annually (inclusive of another shared service agreement)


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