Sam Rose


Sam has 35 years’ experience in all aspects of Collection System Operations and Maintenance, with 16 of those years in management positions. He has experience working with regulators and has provided SSO response training to the State and Regional Water Board staff and the staff of many collection system agencies throughout California. Sam has a bachelor’s degree from Sacramento State University and holds a CWEA Grade IV in Collection System Maintenance.


  • SSO Emergency Response Preparedness

  • Ultimate Collection System Operator - Reaching your Career Goals by Becoming More Valuable to Your Agency

  • Defensible Spill Start Time & Spill Volume Estimations

  • Source Control 101 for the Collection System Operator

  • On-Boarding the Collection System Worker

  • Temporary Traffic Control/ Traffic Control/Flagger Training

  • Lift Station Inspection and Condition Assessment for Collection System Operators