NGWA to hold Short Course for Groundwater Sampling and Analysis June 3-5 in Westerville, OH

The National Groundwater Association is holding a short course on Groundwater Sampling and Analysis on June 3-5 in Westerville, OH.

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From: National Groundwater Association Website


Date:  June 3-5, 2019 
Location:  Westerville, Ohio
CEUs: 2.15
Education level: Introductory to intermediate (with a groundwater background)

Instructors: 

Overview:

Designed for both early career groundwater professionals and those desiring a practical refresher, this hands-on course will aid you in developing skills necessary to perform quality work in the field. Course emphasis is placed on sampling strategies and techniques in addition to first-hand experience. Field exercises will be supplemented with classroom orientation and data analysis exercises.

Field and classroom exercises will include:

  • Developing and implementing a sampling plan
  • Preparing to go into the field
  • In-field well sampling activities
  • Soil sampling using conventional hand equipment
  • Soil sampling to identify source areas
  • Sample management and shipping protocols
  • Data reduction and data analysis
  • Well sampling demonstration.

Classroom instruction will address:

  • Overview of appropriate groundwater sampling techniques and their applicability to regulatory requirements
  • Sampling in conformance to regulatory program requirements
  • Importance of the site conceptual model
  • Reporting strategies.