Watershed Inspector Training

The Connecticut Department of Public Health, Drinking Water Section (DWS) & The Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) hosted a Certificate Watershed Inspector Training on September 19, 2017 at the MDC’s Training center.  The training provided public water system staff responsible for inspecting properties in drinking water watersheds and certified operators information to identify risks to their water supplies and provide them with tools to address potential risks.


2015 Watershed Inspection Training
  • Planning your Watershed Survey - Eric McPhee, Supervising Environmental Analyst, CTDPH - Drinking Water Section
  • On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems - Sean Merrigan, SE3 - CTDPH, Environmental Engineering Program
  • DEEP Stormwater Permitting - Rain Happens - Christopher Stone, P.E., DEEP - Stormwater Section
  • Watersheds, Zoning & wetlands - Working Together & Common Issues and Goals - Rista Malanca, CZ & WEO,City of Torrington - Zoning and Wetlands Enforcement Officer
  • DEEP Considerations and Permits - Donald Gonyea, EA3, DEEP - Water Permitting and Enforcement Division
  • Identifying Agricultural Issues - Joe Wettemann, Senior Sanitary Engineer, CT DEEP - Water Permitting Enforcement Division