2023 Master Operator Training

  • 11 Apr 2023
  • 13 Apr 2023
  • 2 sessions
  • 11 Apr 2023, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (CDT)
  • 13 Apr 2023, 3:00 PM 5:00 PM (CDT)
  • Zoom Meeting/Seminar


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Master Operator Training

Two-Session Program

Tuesday, April 11 and Thursday, April 13

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Live Via Zoom Meeting

About the Program and Its Importance

This four-hour, live, online course meets the mandatory Master Operator Training Requirements of s. NR 114.18 and is also a great continuing education option for those already licensed.  This class provides both Grade T details relating to disposal of septage at wastewater treatment plants as well as Grade L information for when septage is land applied for the reuse of nutrients. This class has been updated to include October, 2021 changes to chs. NR 113 and NR 114.

  • Overview of regulatory agencies relating to septage including EPA, DNR, counties, other local governments
  • Reporting requirements including DNR Annual Reports and county reporting
  • Enforcement relating to: EPA, DNR, counties, local governments, wastewater treatment facilities
  • Components of the septage compliance program
  • Business License requirements
  • Individual Certification Requirements
  • Responsibilities of the Operator-in-Charge
  • Communication needs
  • Truck requirements
  • Record Keeping
  • Land Application Site Requests
  • Application Rates
  • Nutrient application
  • Snow/frozen ground limitations
  • Farmer Exemption
  • Septage Treatment prior to Land Application
  • Additional record keeping and reporting
  • Additional communication needs

Continuing Education Credits

This program has been approved for four (4) hours of Compliance Credit.  Operators will be asked to digitally “sign” in and out of the program and to respond periodically to instructor questions using a “chat” feature in the webinar program.  (Instructions will be provided during the program.)  No partial credits – you MUST attend both sessions to receive credit.  Credits will be submitted to the WDNR no later than Friday, April 21.

About the Instructors

Your instructor is Fred Hegeman, Wisconsin DNR.

Great value!  Just $69.00 for WLWCA members and $99.00 for non-members.

After registering, you will be sent the link and password to enter the Zoom meeting room.


Space is limited so be sure to register today


For additional information about this program, contact WLWCA at (888) 782-6815.

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