63 Annual North MS Short Course

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Date(s) - 05/21/2018-05/25/2018
All Day

McCain Engineering Building, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

63rd Annual North Mississippi Short Course

Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS

May 21st – 25th 2018

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The 63rd Annual North MS Short Course is scheduled at Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi, May 21-25, 2018. Registration will be held in McCain Engineering Building on Monday, May 21 from 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. for persons attending certification classes. Certification classes will start at 8:00 AM and dismiss at 5:00 PM each day. Instruction will be offered for WASTEWATER Class I, II, III, and IV pollution control operators. WATER CERTIFICATION CLASSES AND EXAMS WILL NOT BE OFFERED AT THIS SHORT COURSE.

Registration for the WATER AND WASTEWATER CEU classes will be held at 7:30 AM on Tuesday. The CEU Class will begin at 8:00 A.M. on Tuesday and finish at 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday for a total of 16 hours WATER HOURS (8 MSDH regs and *8 others) or 16 MDEQ SPONSORED WASTEWATER HOURS.

Certifying examinations for pollution control ONLY will be held Friday morning, May 25, 2018, at 7:30 a.m.
PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL INDIVIDUALS TO TAKE AN EXAM. ANYONE DESIRING TO TAKE A CLASS I OR II OR COLLECTION SYSTEM I OR II WASTEWATER EXAMINATION MAY DO SO BY PREREGISTERING FOR THE EXAM ONLY. PERSONS DESIRING TO TAKE A CLASS III OR IV WASTEWATER EXAM MUST HAVE TAKEN AND PASSED A CLASS II EXAM PRIOR TO ATTEMPTING THE CLASS III OR IV. WATER SUPPLY CERTIFICATION EXAMS WILL NOT BE OFFERED AT THIS SHORT COURSE. THERE WILL BE A $40.00 TESTING FEE CHARGED FOR TAKING AN EXAM. You MUST pay the fee with your registration for the short course or if you do not plan to take the course but would like to take an exam, you MUST pre-register for the exam and pay the testing fee. All classes and exams will be held in McCain Engineering Building. Wastewater Manuals – $50.00 (2008 edition) will be available for purchase at registration as usual.

Pre-registration fee for the WASTEWATER certification classes (I, II, III, IV) for members of the Mississippi Water and Pollution Control Operators’ Association, Inc. is $250 and $400.00 for non-members. Pre-registration fee for the CEU classes (water or wastewater) is $200 for members and $350 for non-members. These fees cover the cost of supplies, one ticket to the lunch on Tuesday (tickets for the lunch will be $20.00 for those not registered for the short course), and services related to the short course. The registration fee does not include manual fee, testing fee or expenses for lodging or meals.

Accommodations in Starkville are as follows:

  • Comfort Suites: 662-324-9595 – $109/double/king
  • Hampton Inn: 662-324-1333 – $109/double/king std
  • Courtyard by Marriott: 662-338-3116 – $119/double/king (suites higher)

In order to receive the specified room rate, please inform the hotel that you are with the Mississippi Water and Pollution Control Operators’ Association short course. DO NOT INCLUDE MOTEL REQUEST OR DEPOSIT WITH YOUR PRE-REGISTRATION FORM. It is HIGHLY suggested that you make your reservation early.

Pre-registration is requested. ALL FEES ARE DUE PRIOR TO COURSE DATE. A late registration fee of $50 will be charged if the envelope is postmarked after April 27, 2018. DO NOT MAIL REGISTRATION AFTER MAY 4, 2018. THERE IS A $75 LATE FEE FOR REGISTRATION PAID AT THE DOOR. Please make your check payable to MWPCOA. Mail it and your pre-registration form to MWPCOA, P. O. Box 720399, Byram, MS 39272. There is a $25 processing fee for cancellations prior to April 27, 2018. No refunds will be given for no-shows or cancellations after April 27, 2018. If you have any questions, please call our office at (601) 857-0512. PURCHASE ORDERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. PLEASE WRITE THE OPERATOR’S NAME ON THE CHECK. PLEASE ANSWER ALL THE APPROPRIATE QUESTIONS.

Online Pre-Registration Form

Due by April 27, 2018

First Name:

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Which CERTIFICATION or CEU class do you plan to attend?

Are you certified in Water Supply or Wastewater (you must already be certified to receive CEU credit):

Provide Certificate No. HERE:

CEU CLASS REGISTRATION FEE (if non-member, registration includes 3 year membership):  N/A $0 MWPCOA MEMBER $200.00 NON-MEMBER $350.00

If registering as a MEMBER MWPCOA Membership Number Must be Provided:

CERTIFICATION CLASS REGISTRATION FEE (if non-member, registration includes 3 year membership):  N/A $0 MWPCOA MEMBER $250.00 NON-MEMBER $400.00

Will you attend the lunch on Tuesday? (The cost of the meal is included in your registration):

Extra Meal Tickets at $20 a Ticket?  NO $0 ONE $20.00 TWO $40.00

Do you wish to purchase a WASTEWATER manual for the course?  NO $0 WASTEWATER $50.00

If purchasing a manual, would you like it mailed in advance of the course (highly recommended):
-Note- Pre-registration form must be received by April 27th in order to mail manual in advance.

Do you plan to take the test?  NO $0 WASTEWATER $40.00

When you click SUBMIT - registration form will be emailed to MWPCOA and a copy to you for your records. You will be redirected to PayPal to complete the payment process. You can pay with a credit card (Discover is not accepted) or you may pay with PayPal account.

Online registration accepted only when payment is made at time of registration

THERE IS A $25.00 PROCESSING FEE FOR CANCELLATIONS PRIOR TO APRIL 29th DEADLINE. NO REFUNDS GIVEN FOR NO-SHOWS OR CANCELLATIONS AFTER APRIL 27th, 2018. Do not mail registration after MAY 4th, 2018. There is a $75 late fee for registration fees paid at the door and on-site registrations. You are responsible for making your hotel reservations. If you have any questions or need to notify us of any changes or cancellations, please call 601-857-0512.

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