63 Annual North MS Short Course
Date(s) - 05/21/2018-05/25/2018
63rd Annual North Mississippi Short Course
Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS
May 21st – 25th 2018
WATER CEU, WASTEWATER CEU AND WASTEWATER CERTIFICATION CLASSES OFFERED
WATER CERTIFICATION CLASSES AND EXAMS WILL NOT BE OFFERED AT THIS SHORT COURSE
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.