Environmental Regulatory Overview

Safe Drinking Water Act and Clean Water Act

Two landmark pieces of federal legislation have had major impacts on improving the quality of our drinking water and our lakes and streams in the United States. This short course reviews key pieces of both the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and the Clean Water Act (CWA) laws from a real-world perspective. The course presents a detailed overview of both regulations to provide you with a basic working knowledge of the history, drinking water standards, treatment techniques, the wastewater permitting process, stormwater, CWA Sections 316a and b, CWA Section 404, effluent guidelines, spill prevention legislation and much more.


Dick Osantowski, PE

Dick Osantowski, PE

Mr. Osantowski has more than 30 years of environmental engineering experience that includes a strong background in leadership, education, engineering, organizational development, problem-solving, team building and communication skills. His responsibilities have included the successful management of several multi-million dollar water ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the key pieces of both the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) and the Clean Water Act (CWA) laws
  • Understand treatment techniques, permitting processes and spill prevention legislation
  • Obtain a basic working knowledge of the history of drinking water and other regulatory standards

Date: Tue, May 14, 2024

Delivery Method: In-person

Time: 8am-4pm CT

Location: To Be Announced

Instructor: Dick Osantowski PE

Fee: $695

CEUs: 0.7, PDHs: 7

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 4850-15858

Registration Deadline: May 7, 2024

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