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Webinar | Lift Station Operation & Maintenance

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Date and Time: 7-19-2022 @ 01:00 PM (EDT) to 7-19-2022 @ 02:00 PM (EDT)
Location: Online Event

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Description: This class provides an overview of operation and maintenance required for wastewater lift stations. Topics covered in this webinar include design parameters, basic operation and maintenance tasks, common problems and solutions, and emergency procedures that operators in small systems can begin using.

By the end of this class, attendees will have an improved understanding of wastewater lift station operation and maintenance and will be able to perform the following:
  • Explain the purpose of lift station design parameters
  • Identify routine monitoring tasks required for lift stations
  • Conduct a drawdown test
  • Describe pump types used in lift stations and their purpose
  • Calculate time to spill given wet well volume and flow rate
  • Describe level and pump control type and function
  • Describe emergency procedure options used during power outages
  • Explain the purpose of ventilation and odor control

Presenter: Gregory Pearson, Water and Wastewater Trainer, Great Lakes Environmental Infrastructure Center at Michigan Technological University

Cost: Complimentary.

Please Note: This webinar has NOT been submitted for approval of continuing education credit. We can provide a certificate of attendance to eligible attendees, but cannot guarantee it will meet your PDH or CEU requirements. 

Who Should Attend:

  • Managers, owners, and operators of wastewater systems with an average daily flow of less than 1 million gallons
  • Decision-makers for wastewater utilities, including mayors, finance officers, utility managers, public works directors, city councilors, board members, tribal council members, and clerks
  • Consultants and technical assistance providers serving wastewater systems



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