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Colorado Environmental Council for Training, Inc

Partners in Training for Operators

As highly certified operators in the water industry, CECTI’s volunteers understand the importance of developing new operators to take on the enormous responsibility of ensuring that residents and businesses have access to reliable water and wastewater services.

We commit to provide the necessary training, educational outreach and technical expertise to ensure operators have the needed resources to sustain & advance in their careers.

CECTI and RMWEA collaborate in our joint mission to provide training for water and wastewater professionals.  For more information on additional training opportunities and membership see the RMWEA website at Home - Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association (  From the menu bar at the top of the page click on "Events" for available training, and click on "Membership" if interested in RMWEA membership.

Thank you to our partner TW-Summit a passionate operations team who is dedicated to assisting Certified Operators in their day-to-day Operations.  Thanks Dave Hoagland  and Ray Olson. 

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Upcoming Training Opportunities

  • 2022 Operator Short School
    Thu, Nov 03
    Embassy Suites Loveland
    Nov 03, 2022, 7:00 AM MDT – Nov 04, 2022, 4:30 PM MDT
    Embassy Suites Loveland, 4705 Clydesdale Pkwy, Loveland, CO 80538, USA
    CECTI the non-profit organization that you have relied on for 40 years for your education and training unit needs ! Two days of Distribution and Collection Short School in Loveland .
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Day 1 Schedule

November 3rd, 2022

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Check In and Receive TU Sheet

Check In

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM

Andrew Bliss - Town of Nederland

Customer Service/Public Relations

8:55 AM - 9:50 AM

Dale Walls - American Flow Control

Fire Hydrants

10:05 AM - 10:55 AM

Water Security

Jason McCall - Marcus Baley - Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security

Presentation Unavailable

10:55 AM  - 11:45 AM 

Kent Knight & Chris Scaggiari - Arvada Pumps


11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Lunch - Included



12:45 PM - 1:40 PM

Kira Witwer - Pipestone Equipment


1:40 PM - 2:30 PM

Jeff Oxenford - RCAP

The Why and How of SOP's

2:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Sherry Scaggiari - Aurora Water

Mandatory Regulation Training

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Day 2 Schedule

November 4th, 2022

Conference Hall Opens

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM


Cross-Connection Control

8:00 AM - 8:55 AM

Cross Connection Control - Jeffery Sipes

Tips for Exam Success

8:55 AM - 9:50 AM

Larissa Oringdulph - CCWP

System Design

10:05 AM - 10:55 AM

James Deherrera - Aurora Water

Everything 811

10:55 AM  - 11:45 AM 

Todd Griffeth - Colorado 811


11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Lunch - Included


GIS Mapping

12:45 PM - 1:40 PM

Melissa Grove - Aurora Water

Navigating CDPHE Tools and Resources

1:40 PM - 2:30 PM

Cory Williams - CRWA

Pipe Rehab &  Trenchless Tech

2:45 PM - 3:40 PM

Chris Larson - C&L Water Solutions

Sanitary Survey

3:40 PM - 4:30 PM

Kyra Gregory - CDPHE

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CECTI is a non-profit 501(C)(3) organization committed to providing the education and training needed for water operators throughout the state of Colorado. Our volunteer-based organization provides programs intended to further the education of those professionals within the water/wastewater industry. Our goal is to further the development of water professionals as they carry out their job of providing critical services to the residents of Colorado.

Home: Who We Are

Key People

Committed to the Cause

Matthew Trujillo

General Chairman

Jim Wiseman

Vice President

Gene Hazlett


Chris Kampmann


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