Water Environment Technologies - Faculty

Gregg Kropp
Water Environment Technologies Instructor

Gregg.Kropp@sctcc.edu
(320) 308-5952


Gregg Kropp, Water Environment Technologies Instructor I am the newest instructor of the program, hired summer 2017. Prior to this, I have been employed for 18.5 years in the water and wastewater (WW) fields: in the private sector in Industrial WW; in the public sector for both cities (municipalities) and public utilities; and tribal (i.e. sovereign nation)/non-tribal collaboration.

I have a bachelor of science degree in Biology (Aquatic Biology emphasis) from St. Cloud State and an associates degree in WET from SCTCC. I also possess an MN Class A Water Operators Certificate and an MN Class A Wastewater Operators Certificate. I am one of approximately 25 people in the state who have both A licenses.


Fall 2017 Courses:
Basic Laboratory Skills, Introduction to Water/Wastewater Technology, Source Water Treatment and Development, Understanding OSHA Safety Regulations in the Water, Water / Wastewater Treatment Calculations, Water Distribution Systems, Water Plant Operation I

Spring 2018 Courses:
Automated Control Systems, Understanding the EPA Part 503 Biosolids Rule, Wastewater Laboratory Procedures, Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation I, Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations II, Water Treatment Plant Operation II

Summer 2018 Courses:
Collection and Disinfection Systems Operation, Strategic Planning for Success

William Spain
Water Environment Technologies Instructor

bspain@sctcc.edu
(320) 308-5952

Office: 1-386
William Spain, Water Environment Technologies Instructor Bill is in his 27th year as an instructor of Water Environment Technologies at SCTCC. He is a graduate of the program from 1986. Bill has continued his education at St. Cloud State University, obtaining a BES Degree, with an emphasis on vocational and industrial education.
Bill has been actively involved in several professional water associations for the past 27 years. He has held several positions with MN AWWA over time and is currently serving on the National Board as Director of the MN Section.

Fall 2017 Courses:
Basic Laboratory Skills, Introduction to Water/Wastewater Technology, Source Water Treatment and Development, Understanding OSHA Safety Regulations in the Water, Water / Wastewater Treatment Calculations, Water Distribution Systems, Water Plant Operation I