Dave Russell Headshot

David Russell, B.A.E.

Technical Support Manager – Senior Instructor

Post Secondary

  • Bachelor of Arts, Michigan State University, 1981

Years of Experience

  • Water Distribution Operations: 20
  • Water Distribution Management: 7
  • Water Treatment Operations: 20
  • Water Treatment Management: 7
  • Wastewater Collection Operations: 20
  • Wastewater Collection Management: 7
  • Wastewater Treatment Operations: 20
  • Wastewater Treatment Management: 7
  • Teaching: 23

Certification Licenses/Tickets

  • Water Distribution: Level 1
  • Water Treatment: Level 1
  • Wastewater Collection: Level 1
  • Wastewater Treatment: Level 3

Years of Industry Related Association Memberships

  • WEAO: 25
  • CWWA: 5
  • Association of Boards of Certification member

Instructor Attributes/ Strengths: Passionate, Motivated, Methodical, Enthusiastic, Helpful, Proficient

Dave has over 20 years experience in operations and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment systems throughout Southwestern Ontario. He has been involved in the upgrade and technology selection for a number of water and wastewater plants. He has developed training programs and has trained plant operators for the Ontario Clean Water Agency. Being one of our longest serving instructors, Dave is our primary consultant and course developer for all of our wastewater programs. He has also been a key resource in the recent addition of “wastewater plant simulator technology” applications into our courses.