Development of Guidance and Training on the Management and Operation of Waste Water Overflows

Organisation profile

The Local Authority Services National Training Group (LASNTG) has the role of overseeing and managing on behalf of the 34 Local Authorities nationally, the provision of quality training to staff in the areas of roads, water and environment through a series of 4 National Committees and 5 Regional Training Centres based in Roscrea Co. Tipperary, Ballincollig Co. Cork, Ballycoolin, Co. Dublin, Castlebar Co. Mayo and Stranorlar Co. Donegal.

Training aim

To provide guidance and procedures for local authority staff on waste water overflows

Learning objectives

The overall objective of this training programme is to provide guidance, procedures and training for Local Authorities on waste water overflows,  and personnel working in Water Services Authorities are responsible for the operation and management of storm water and emergency overflows on sewage networks.  If these overflows are not designed and operated properly there is a risk of environmental pollution.

Course outline

The course outline is delivered by a series of training units which will cover the modules listed in the learning objectives. 

Trainer's Profile

The trainers are recruited from the bi-annual Tender List organised by the Local Authority Services National Training Group.  Course can be delivered by a number of trainers.

Course duration

1 day

Assessment & certification

Assessment based on multiple choice questions.  No formal certification.

Who should attend

Local Authority Water/Wastewater Services personnel

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