WOP: CPI and DMWW

Syed Semab haiderSyed Semab haider   July 11, 2012  
 

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The aim of this WOP is to reduce the Maximun Contaminant Level (MCL) for nitrate

GENERAL WOP INFORMATION

January 01, 2002 - January 23, 2015
Did the operators sign a formal partnership agreement?
Yes
Mentor motivations
New opportunities/challenges for employees
WOPs facilitator
None

PARTNERS AND THEIR INPUTS

City of Panora, Iowa - Recipient

SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS

THEMES AND OBJECTIVES

Themes
Water quality management

Objectives
Enhance capabilities of staff through training
Reduce treatment costs through remote monitoring

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
DMWW provided qualified water operators to Panora, which had difficulty retaining operators.
DMWW operators mentored Panora's operators and provided training, so that Panora's operators could obtain the necessary certifications.
DMWW helped Panora's water department to improve operations.
DMWW also remotely monitors Panora's treatment plant.

RESULTS

Describe the overall results
Panora's operators received training and obtained necessary certifications.
Panora gained in-house expertise.
Panora realized operational and managerial efficiencies.
Panora saved money and improved its capacity.