FEB 2019

March 2019

Timeline

June 2020

Remote Work Session

Remote Validation Session

Webcast + In Person

Work Session

In Person

Work Session

 

STAGE 1

March 2019 - May 2019

 

New Stage 1 Refresher classes added in November 2019!  See the list of dates here.

Stage 1 begins with a brief webcast (posted March 28th).  Next is a 1-day in-person work session (classroom) that covers the basics of AWWA M36 water auditing and introduces water audit data validation.  From this work session, each utility will prepare an AWWA M36 water audit for Calendar 2018.  

Objectives

  • Introduce Colorado Water Loss Initiative 

  • Begin technical assistance

  • Create utility water audit teams

Stage 1 New Learner Workshop details are here

Stage 1 Early Adopter Workshop details are here

What to bring?

Each utility team should bring at least 1 laptop for the hands-on exercises. 

Lunch will be provided.  

 

STAGE 2

May 2019 - November 2019

Stage 2 is a teleconference work session in which water auditing experts and each utility’s water audit team examine the utility’s AWWA M36 water audit in a ~90 minute interview.  The outcome of Stage 2 is a "practice validation" on the AWWA M36 water audit for Calendar 2018, and clarity of any actions needed for the next water audit.

Schedule your Stage 2 session here.

Objectives

  • Review the 2018 water audit​

  • Discuss water audit data and data validity scores

  • Amendments as needed

  • Set action plan for next audit 

 

STAGE 3

November 2019 - February 2020

Stage 3 is a 1-day in-person work session (classroom) that reinforces the water audit methodology before more deeply exploring water audit data validation and the connection between water auditing and water loss control.

Sign up for your Stage 3 workshop here.

Objectives

  • Continue technical assistance

  • Connect water audits to water loss control

  • Prepare for Stage 4

 

STAGE 4

February 2020 - June 2020

Stage 4 is a teleconference work session in which water auditing experts and each utility’s water audit team examine the utility’s AWWA M36 water audit in a ~90 minute interview.  The outcome of Stage 2 is a "Level 1 Validated" AWWA M36 water audit for Calendar 2019.  For any utilities who submit 1051 reporting to CWCB by July 1st, this audit will provide you with the supporting data.  

Objectives

  • Review the 2019 water audit​

  • Discuss water audit data and data validity scores

  • Amendments as needed

  • Recommendations for next steps