Haestad Methods announced that more than 150 representatives from dozens of the largest water and wastewater organizations in Latin America will participate in Haestad Methods' open house and accredited training programs November 25-29 in Santiago, Chile.
The workshops are designed to provide a comprehensive view of hydraulic theory, modeling techniques, and computer technology. As a special feature to the program, Aguas Andinas, the largest water utility in Chile, will present a real-world case study using Haestad Methods' WaterCAD(R), water resources modeling software.
Challenged with providing safe and dependable infrastructure for both drinking water and sanitary sewers, water professionals in this region are eager to attend Haestad Methods' advanced modeling training. "Our clients are serious about the protection of their environment and recognize that Haestad Methods' cutting-edge technology and training programs provide the best tools in the industry for managing their water resources and sanitary sewer systems," said Leandro Rodriguez, South America Sales Manager for Haestad Methods.
Some of the South American companies sending engineers and managers to the Chile workshops include: Aguas del Illimani (Bolivia); Aguas de la Rioja (Argentina); ESSAN (Chile); ESSBIO (Chile); Louis Berger Group (Panama); Ministerio de Obras Publicas de Chile (Chile); Obras Sanitarias del Estado (Uruguay); SEDAPAL (Peru); and Terwal (Brazil).
Participants will earn an A+ Modeler Certificate for each two-day course completed in water distribution and sanitary sewer design and modeling. Independent certification will ensure that participants leverage the latest technologies to deliver the most efficient solutions to their clients. Each two-day training program includes the most recent version of Haestad Methods' WaterCAD or SewerCAD(R) software. Professionals interested in attending Haestad Methods' programs can view complete course and registration information by visiting http://www.haestad.com/ced/workshops, calling 203-805-0331, or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Santiago Training Course Schedule:
Date Course Title CEUs
November 25-26, 2002 Water Distribution Design & Modeling 1.6
November 27, 2002 Open House --
November 28-29, 2002 Sanitary Sewer Design & Modeling 1.6
The Chile training follows several recent Latin America locations where Haestad Methods has held continuing education courses including Cartagena, Colombia; and Monterrey, Puebla, and Cancun, Mexico. Haestad Methods is currently working on preparing details for future programs in this region as the demand continues to surge.