The Oklahoma Ground Water Association is collaborating with the Oklahoma Water Resources Board and Oklahoma State University to present this series of online training workshops to provide continuing education units for licensed well drillers and pump installers in Oklahoma, as well as other professionals and students interested in learning more about Oklahoma's groundwater industry. These workshops are being provided at no cost to those attending. 

This workshop has been approved by the Oklahoma Water Resources Board for up to sixteen hours of continuing education credit toward the renewal of a well driller and pump installer license with the OWRB. Those wishing to participate will register for the entire block of classes and will then have the option to choose which sessions to attend. The full schedule of workshop sessions is listed below.

Monday, May 24th

9:00-11:00am – "Introduction to Drilling Fluids" 

      Jay Roberts, Account Representative, Baroid IDP

Wednesday, May 26th

9:00-10:00am –   “Pump Power & Quality” 

        Bob Hill, District Sales Manager, GRUNDFOS Pumps Corporation

10:00-11:00am – “Oklahoma Rules and Regulations” 

Charlie O’Malley & John Bowen, Well Driller and Pump Installer Program, OWRB

Tuesday, June 1st

9:00am-10:00am – “Solar Solutions on and off the Grid” 

    Jesse Zwiebel, Territory Manager – South Central Region, Franklin Electric

10:00-11:00am –      To Be Announced Soon

Thursday, June 3rd

6:00-8:00pm – “Oklahoma Rules and Regulations and Other Hot Topics in the Groundwater Industry”

    Charlie O’Malley & John Bowen, Well Driller and Pump Installer Program, OWRB

Monday, June 7th

9:00am-10:00am –   “Solar Solutions on and off the Grid” 

      Jesse Zwiebel, Territory Manager – South Central Region, Franklin Electric

10:00am-11:00am – “Wire to Water Efficiencies” 

      Darol Hayse, Franklin Electric

Wednesday, June 9th

9:00-10:00am –   “Motor Failure Analysis and Prevention” 

        Bob Hill, District Sales Manager, GRUNDFOS Pumps Corporation

10:00-11:00am – “Oklahoma Rules and Regulations” 

Charlie O’Malley & John Bowen, Well Driller and Pump Installer Program, OWRB

Friday, June 11th

9:00am-11:00am –   “Submersible Motor Troubleshooting”

      Raz Barron, Field Service Engineer, Franklin Electric

10:00am-11:00am – “Wire to Water Efficiencies” 

      Darol Hayse, Franklin Electric

Monday, June 14th

9:00-10:00am –    “Submersible Motor Troubleshooting” 

         Raz Barron, Field Service Engineer, Franklin Electric

10:00-11:00am – “Oklahoma Rules and Regulations” 

Charlie O’Malley & John Bowen, Well Driller and Pump Installer Program, OWRB


This workshop will be a highly efficient combination of recorded videos, live presentations, and supplemental content developed through a partnership between industry professionals and experts in online education. Workshop materials will be offered online as live, interactive workshops on selected dates in May and June 2021, but recordings of the sessions will also be available for playback for a period of time following conclusion of the workshop.

More specific information will be available soon about the individual sessions. In the meantime, please feel free to email OGWA Executive Director Josh McClintock with any questions you may have at josh@okgroundwater.org. To register for the workshops, simply click the image above or click here to be directed to the registration page.

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