Regulatory Compliance for Water and Wastewater Systems

Regulatory Compliance for Water and Wastewater Systems

February 13, 2024 | Online :: Central Time

“Top Notch Training! The instructor has excellent experience and was incredibly knowledgeable!” Regulatory Specialist, Environmental & Land Services, Black & Veatch

Familiarity with US Federal, State, regional and local regulations and standards is vitally important for anyone working for water utilities in operations, engineering, water quality, compliance and management or those who oversee or provide consulting services to utilities.

The Regulatory Compliance for Water and Wastewater Systems course will include overviews of EPA water regulations and standards, including not only those directly related to drinking water and wastewater quality, but also related areas such as treatment, chemical storage, land use, risk mitigation and infrastructure construction.

Register now to get a thorough training in:

  • The federal regulatory determination process
  • Environmental regulations governing utilities
  • Compliance challenges and assistance resources
  • Regulatory changes and trends expected over the next several years

* Attendees are assumed to be generally familiar with drinking water and wastewater terms.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, attendees will:

  • Analyze key regulations and requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and their impact on drinking water quality
  • Examine stormwater management regulations, including the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and its implications
  • Compare and contrast the fundamentals of wastewater management, including the National Pretreatment Program and the Clean Water Act
  • Identify hazardous materials and hazardous waste management regulations, including the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Evaluate emerging regulatory trends, such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and the concepts of indirect potable reuse and direct potable reuse
  • Identify ways to prevent noncompliance events and the associated fines and negative publicity



Tuesday, February 13, 2024 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m.
Log In

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Lunch Break

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Course Timing

Short breaks will be taken throughout the sessions (15 minutes total)

EPA Water Regulation and Compliance, part 1

  • Drinking Water
    • Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA)
      • Chemical Contaminants & Regulations
      • Microbial Contaminants & Regulations
      • Right-to-Know Rules
    • American Water Infrastructure Act
    • Source Water Protection
  • Ground Water
    • Ground Water Rule
    • Underground Injection Control
  • Impaired Waters
    • Total Maximum Daily Load
    • Reporting
    • Section 303(d)
  • Stormwater
    • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination Systems (NPDES)
    • Industrial Stormwater
    • Combined Sewer Overflow and Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSO)
    • Stormwater Management

Lunch Break

EPA Water Regulation and Compliance, part 2

  • Wastewater
    • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) and Waste Discharge Requirements (WDR)
    • Clean Water Act
    • Biosolids
    • Recycled Water
    • National Pretreatment Program
  • Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste
    • Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)
    • Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC)
    • Clean Air Act

EPA Water Regulatory Trends & Other Pending Regulations

  • Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)
  • Microplastics
  • Indirect Potable Reuse and Direct Potable Reuse


Lenai Hunter, Senior Regulatory Compliance Specialist Analyst– Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD)

Lenai has been working in the water and wastewater industry for eight years. Her primary duties include managing the regulatory compliance program for drinking water, wastewater, biosolids, recycled water, air quality, hazardous waste, and hazardous materials, in accordance with Federal, State, and local regulations. She was also the Project Manager for the EVMWD Local Hazard Mitigation Plan, which is governed through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

Lenai serves as the Committee Chair for the Santa Ana River Dischargers Authority (SARDA) committee, which consists of member agencies who work with one another on common goals associated with federal or state proposed regulations, plans, and policies.

Lenai received her Master of Science in Environmental Science, with a thesis focused on the analysis of Total Dissolved Solids contributors to the wastewater treatment facilities and currently holds Water Distribution Operator Grade II and Water Treatment Operator Grade II licenses from the California State Water Resources Control Board. She also holds certifications from the California Water Environment Association (CWEA), including the Environmental Compliance Inspector Grade II, Collection System Maintenance Grade I, and Laboratory Analyst Grade I. She has been certified as an Environmental Specialist and holds OSHA certification as a HAZWOPER Incident Commander.

Online Delivery

We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.

  • Microsoft recommends downloading and installing the Teams app if possible. You may also use the Edge browser or Chrome.
  • You will receive a separate email with a unique link to a personalized landing page which will include links to join all sessions of this event.
  • If you are using a microphone, please ensure that it is muted until such time as you need to ask a question.
  • The remote meeting connection will be open approximately 30 minutes before the start of the course. We encourage you to connect as early as possible in case you experience any unforeseen problems.


Please Note: This event is being conducted entirely online. All attendees will connect and attend from their computer, one connection per purchase. For details please see our FAQ

If you are unable to attend at the scheduled date and time, we make recordings available to all attendees for 7 days after the event


Regulatory Compliance for Water and Wastewater Systems

February 13, 2024 | Online
Individual attendee(s) - $ 895.00 each

Volume pricing also available

Individual attendee tickets can be mixed with ticket packs for complete flexibility

Pack of 5 attendees - $ 3,580.00 (20% discount)
Pack of 10 attendees - $ 6,265.00 (30% discount)
Pack of 20 attendees - $ 10,740.00 (40% discount)

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours in advance of the event. Cancellations must be received on or before January 12, 2024 in order to be refunded and will be subject to a US $195.00 processing fee per registrant. No refunds will be made after this date. Cancellations received after this date will create a credit of the tuition (less processing fee) good toward any other EUCI event. This credit will be good for six months from the cancellation date. In the event of non-attendance, all registration fees will be forfeited. In case of conference cancellation, EUCIs liability is limited to refund of the event registration fee only. For more information regarding administrative policies, such as complaints and refunds, please contact our offices at 303-770-8800




EUCI is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes quality of continuing education and training.

EUCI is authorized by IACET to offer 0.6 CEUs for this event.

Requirements for successful completion of program

Participants must log in each day and be in attendance for the entirety of the course to be eligible for continuing education credit.

Instructional methods

PowerPoint presentations and open discussion

Upon successful completion of this event, program participants interested in receiving CPE credits will receive a certificate of completion.

Course CPE Credits: 7.5
There is no prerequisite for this Course.
Program field of study: Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based
Advanced Preparation: None

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