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3342 Water Treatment Class I: 2.8 CEU

Dates: Mar 15 - 26 (8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Eastern Time)

Instructor: Mohammed Karim

To register: email [email protected]

At the end of this workshop, students will be prepared to write the certification exams as noted above.  By the end of the course students will know the following:

  • Be familiar with the public health issues associated with the operation of a water distribution system, including testing and water quality parametres
  • Know units of expression and basic math skills required for the operation of a water distribution system
  • Understand basic hydraulic concepts such as rates of flow, pressure and head
  • Understand basic electrical concepts
  • Know the personal health and safety procedures and equipment required to safely operation a water distribution system
  • Know and identify the basic components of a water distribution system including the raw water source and its characteristics, indicators of water quality, the intake structures or well construction, conveyance structures and appurtenances
  • To know and understand the normal operations of a distribution system including volumes and velocities, including base flow, peak flow and average day flow and fire flow
  • to know and understand the concept of storage in a water distribution system and how it works
  • to know and understand the concept of pressure control within a water distribution system
  • to know and understand disinfection methods and when it may be required within a distribution system
  • to know and understand various preventative measures such as corrosion control, leak detection, excavation and repair and thawing procedures
  • to know and understand the value of good record keeping, emergency response planning, security and public relations.
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