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

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2023 Sponsors

Valued Partnerships

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Badger Meter

Valued Sponsor 


Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association

Valued Sponsor and Partner

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TW Summit Inc

Valued Sponsor and Partner

CECTI and RMWEA share a common mission: to provide top-notch training for water and wastewater professionals. Discover more training opportunities and membership details at the Rocky Mountain Water Environment Association's website, Navigate to "Events" on the menu bar for upcoming training sessions, or click on "Membership" if you're considering joining RMWEA.

A special thank you to our partner, TW-Summit. With a dedicated operations team, they are unwavering in their support to Certified Operators in their daily operations. We express our gratitude to Dave Hoagland and Ray Olson for their contributions.

Thank You to Badger Meter for Supporting our Friday Morning Break. Additionally, learn about the innovative solutions offered by Badger  Meter – a leading name in water metering, dedicated to ensuring accurate and efficient water measurements.

Upcoming Training Opportunities

  • 2023 Operator Short School
    2023 Operator Short School
    Thu, Nov 02
    Nov 02, 2023, 8:00 AM – Nov 03, 2023, 4:30 PM
    Loveland, 4705 Clydesdale Pkwy, Loveland, CO 80538, USA
    Nov 02, 2023, 8:00 AM – Nov 03, 2023, 4:30 PM
    Loveland, 4705 Clydesdale Pkwy, Loveland, CO 80538, USA
    Annual Training Program (2-Day November 2nd and 3rd, 2023) for Distribution and Collection Operations. 23' will return to Distribution or Collection Tracks, additionally, the program will add a half day of math on November 1st for any interested operators.
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Optional Math on 11/1 - Canyon Maple ABC or Big Thompson A

November 1st , 2023

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sherry Scaggiari & Kevin Brown

Operator Math

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Day 1 Schedule @ Pinyon Pine Room

November 2nd, 2023

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Check In and Receive TU Sheet

Check In

8:00 AM  - 9:50 AM 

Chris Scaggiari - Arvada Pump


10:05 AM - 11:45

Sherry Scaggiari - Aurora Water

Mandatory Regulation Training (MRT)

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Lunch - Included



12:45 - 1:40 PM

Melissa McNeill & Tony Davis
Colorado Information Analysis Center CIAC

Water Security

Presentation Unavailable

1:40 PM - 2:30 PM


Dylan Roby & Robert Kelly
Aurora Water

Presentation Unavailable

2:45 PM - 3:40 PM

Dale Walls - American Flow Control

Fire Hydrants

3:40 PM - 4:30 PM

Confined Space and Excavation Standards

Kris Graham
United Rentals

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Distribution Track (Day 2) Canyon Maple ABC

November 3rd, 2023

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8:00 AM - 8:55 AM

Andrew Bliss - Town of Nederland

Customer Service Public Relations

8:55 AM - 9:50 AM

Melissa Grove - Aurora Water

GIS Mapping

10:05 AM - 10:55 AM

System Design

James Deherrera - Aurora Water

10:55 AM - 11:45 AM

Kira Witwer - Pipestone Equipment


11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Lunch - Included



12:45 PM - 1:40 PM

Vicki Keevak & Tim Olona - Aurora Water

Cross Connection Control (Backflow)

1:40 PM - 2:30 PM

Jon Davis - Rep Masters

Critical Conversations Aging Infrastructure

2:45 PM - 3:40 PM

Jeremy Schraeder - Streamline Sales & Marketing

PVC Pipe C909

Presentation Unavailable

2:45 PM - 3:40 PM

Chris Larson - C&L Water Solutions

Pipe Rehab &  Trenchless Tech

Collection Track (Day 2) Mountain Holly Room

November 3rd, 2023

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7:30 AM - 8:00 AM


Conference Hall Opens

08:00 AM - 08:55 AM

Scott Brown - Town of Erie

Collection System Maintenance

8:55 AM - 9:50 AM

James DeHerrera

WW Master Planning Flow Modeling

10:05 AM - 10:55 AM

Peter Botsonis & Brandon Cole

Lift Station Maintenance

10:55 AM - 11:45 AM

Melissa Grove - Aurora Water

GIS Mapping

11:45 AM - 12:45 PM

Lunch - Included



12:45 PM - 1:40 PM

Kira Witwer - Pipestone Equipment


1:40 PM - 2:30 PM

Rob Demis - Mott MacDonald

Combating SOB's

2:45 PM - 3:40 PM

Corey Williams & Dave Diss - Colorado Rural Water Association (CRWA)

Collection System O&M

3:40 PM - 4:30 PM

Kwin Peterson - RH Borden

Collection System Technology

Event Vendor and Sponsor Opportunities

Event Sponsor Opportunities

Openings for Vendors and Sponsors at the CECTI Collection & Distribution
School, November 2-3, 2023.
Based on past attendance, approximately 200 registrations are expected.
Vendor Tables: Maximum 20 tables with covers and power. Either 1 day or both
days can be selected.
Thursday Cost $300.00 Promo Code - VENDORTHURS
Friday Cost $300.00 Promo Code – VENDORFRI
2 Day Cost $600.00 Promo Code - VENDOR2
Each table will have a covering and power..
A secure room will be available to store vendor supplies on Wednesday and
Thursday evenings.

Sponsor Opportunities:
Sponsors will be recognized on our website, signage at the School, and opening
$300 per A.M. Thursday break Promo Code - SPONBRKTHUAM
$300 per P.M. Thursday break Promo Code - SPONBRKTHUPM
$300 per A.M. Friday break Promo Code - SPONBRKFRIAM
$300 per P.M. Friday break Promo Code - SPONBRKFRIPM
$500 per Thursday lunch Promo Code - SPONLUNTHU
$500 per Friday lunch Promo Code - SPONLUNFRI
$100 Towards Gift Card Raffle Promo Code - SPONSORGIFT

Date: November 2nd and 3rd 2023
If you are interested in providing SWAG, or Raffle Gifts (tools, books, etc,) for the
School, please email us at, or call Gene Hazlett at 303-547-7855.
During each raffle the sponsor’s name for that gift will be announced before the
gift is presented. Gift cards will also include a note with the sponsor’s name.

NOTE: If you are interested in attending school and being a sponsor or vendor you will need to sign up separately for attendance and sponsorship.  

For Vendors attending - The cost includes breaks and lunch for 2 attendees. Additional attendees are $75 each/day. 

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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.

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Key People

Committed to the Cause

Matthew Trujillo

General Chairman

Jim Wiseman

Vice President

Gene Hazlett


Chris Kampmann


Kevin Brown

Assistant Treasurer

Robert "Bob" Morphis

Water Chairman; Education Co-Chair

Kirk Skogen

Wastewater Chair; Education Co-Chair

Dave Hoagland


Ray Olson

Board Member

Jeff TerAvest

Board Member

Rich Platt

Board Member

Jan Cranor

Board Member

Sherry Scaggiari

Board Member

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