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Course Name: Emerging Contaminants in Water and Wastewater
Course Code: EO0309WA23
Date of Most Recent Offering: October 20 & 21, 2022
Date: TBD (Participants must attend both days of the class.)
Time: TBD am – TBD pm EDT
Format: Live, instructor-led
Registration Fee: $TBD per person
Multi-Person Discount Fee: $TBD per person (Save when you sign up with a colleague!)
NJLWO Discount Fee: $TBD per person (available for T, W, and VSWS license holders only)
Registration Closes: TBD
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Checks and money orders should be mailed to: Office of Continuing Professional Education, Attn: Registration Dept., 102 Ryders Ln, New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8519
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Contaminants of emerging concern (CECs), including pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs), are increasingly being detected at low levels in surface and groundwater drinking water supplies. As the scope of the potential impacts of these compounds grows, it is important for environmental scientists and regulatory agencies to be able to evaluate these impacts on human health and aquatic life.
The course will present information on issues surrounding some of the more widespread emerging contaminants including:
- Per and poly fluorinated substances (PFAS)
- 1,4 Dioxane
- And others
Additionally, speakers will focus on procedures for compound identification, regulatory status, toxicity impacts, laboratory analysis challenges, and possible treatment options.
Who Should Attend?
This course will explore some of the concerns created by these emerging contaminants for owners of contaminated sites, environmental professionals investigating potentially contaminated sites, water purveyors/operators, and commercial lenders.
Meet Your Instructor
Christopher Venezia is an LSRP with more than 30-years of experience in investigation, remediation, and environmental compliance. He has successfully completed complex multi-disciplinary projects involving multiple contaminants in all media including investigation and remediation within fractured bedrock. Emerging contaminants are an interest to him from both the regulatory and technical perspective. Chris enjoys finding innovative solutions to meet client, technical, and regulatory needs. He received his BS degree from New Jersey Institute of Technology.
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Continuing Education Credits
The most recent offering of Emerging Contaminants in Water and Wastewater was approved for the following credits from professional organizations. We will reapply for similar credits the next time the course runs, but we cannot guarantee credit approval for future offerings.
NJ Certified Public Works Managers (CPWM): Pending
NJ Drinking Water and Wastewater Operators: 6 TCHs (Approval #01-072201-30)
NJ Health Officers and Registered Environmental Health Specialists (HO/REHS): Rutgers University, NJAES, Office of Continuing Professional Education has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Health as a provider of NJ Public Health Continuing Education Contact Hours (CEs). Participants who complete this course will be awarded 6.0 CEs.
NJ Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRP): 6 Technical CECs
Course Requirements and Policies
This online course will be delivered via Rutgers Canvas learning management system and Zoom.
Equipment you will need to access this training:
- Laptop or desktop computers are required for this class.
- Speakers and microphone are not necessary as a call-in option is available.
Once you register with OCPE, you will receive an email from “Rutgers University Canvas” saying, “Click here to finish the registration process,” to create your new account in the Canvas Virtual Platform. If you do not see this message in your inbox, please check your junk/spam folder. The course shell will not open until a week before the start date of class. You will receive an email from Claudine Oleskin with directions and more details for the class.
A unique email address is required for each registrant to register and access our courses.
- If this is your first time registering with us, please provide your own unique email address when registering; do not provide an email address that you share with co-workers.
- If you have previously taken classes with us and have used an email address that you share with your co-workers or supervisor, your account must be updated with a unique email address. To do this, please send an email to us at email@example.com stating that your email address needs to be changed and include:
- Your full name
- The shared email address that needs to be changed
- Your unique email address
- A phone number where you can be reached if we have any questions
Photo ID Requirement
Each registrant will be asked provide a photo of him/herself holding their government-issued photo ID. This is required by credit boards so that you may receive credits for participating in this online course.
- You will receive a reminder email prior to the start of the class with further instructions. Wait to receive these instructions before you attempt to upload your ID.
- The photo must be clear enough that we can read your name and verify that the person pictured on the ID is in fact the person holding it.
- After an OCPE staff member reviews the picture and verifies your identity, you will have access to participate in the course when it begins.
Cancellations and Substitutions
A $75 cancellation fee applies for this course. Substitutions are permitted. View our cancellation policy.
Program Questions? We’re Here to Help!
If you have any questions about Emerging Contaminants in Water and Wastewater, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.
Assistant Director: Carol Broccoli
Administrative Assistant: Claudine Oleskin
For registration assistance, please contact our Registration Department at 848-932-9271, option 2 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.