EPA Webinars on LCR Topics – September 2020

On September 17th and September 23rd, EPA will hold one-hour webinars on Lead and Copper Rule (LCR) topics. The September 17th webinar will address “Sample Site Selection.” The September 23rd webinar will address “Developing Sample Pools.”  Both webinars are scheduled from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm, EDT.  Flyers for both webinars are here (EPA Webinar_Sample-Site-Selection_2020-09-17 EPA Webinar_Sampling-Pools_2020-09-23).

EPA’s description of the September 17th webinar: “The webinar will discuss some general steps water systems can take to ensure robust site selection by focusing on how to identify sites with lead service liens, lead plumbing, and/or copper plumbing with lead solder, as well as methods to verify sites in the field.”

Link to register for the September 17th webinar;


EPA’s description of the September 23rd webinar: “The webinar will discuss developing proper sampling pools in terms of quantity, quality and accuracy by conducting robust materials inventories with periodic updates to both the inventory and sample pool.”

Link to register for the September 23rd webinar:


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About Dan Askenaizer

Dr. Askenaizer leads WQTS’ work on regulatory compliance support for many of our water agencies clients. Dr. Askenaizer tracks water quality and treatment regulations at the Federal and State levels and provides regulatory updates to our clients. Dr. Askenaizer has strong expertise in the development of Regulatory Monitoring and Compliance Plans (RMCPs), which he has completed for a number of water agencies. He has also been working on a number of projects dealing with the development of distribution system monitoring plans and review of nitrification control strategies. Prior to joining WQTS, Dr. Askenaizer was the Water Quality Manager for the Glendale Water and Power. Under his leadership, the Water Quality Group conducted a demonstration-scale study of chlorite for nitrification control and a pilot-scale study of biological treatment for removal of nitrate. Dan has 30 years of experience working on projects dealing with regulatory, water quality and public health issues. Dan has given numerous presentations at workshops and round-tables across the country for water utilities. Dan was instrumental in developing and implementing a Mentoring Program for water staff and was involved in a Sustainable Development team.