Small Water System Operation and Maintenance
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Small Water System Operation and Maintenance

Objective

This course is designed to train operators to safely and effectively operate and maintain small water systems and treatment plants.

Scope

This course is designed to train operators in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining small drinking water supply systems and treatment plants, with emphasis on safe practices and procedures. Topics covered include roles and duties of small system operators, water sources, and treatment processes. Detailed descriptions of the components of a drinking water well are presented, and operators will learn how to set up a wellhead protection program; operate, maintain, and rehabilitate wells; disinfect wells and pumps; and troubleshoot operating problems. Other major topics in this program include operation and maintenance procedures for small water treatment plants, disinfection, safety, laboratory procedures, setting water rates, and how to solve water treatment plant arithmetic problems.
 

9 CEUs (90 contact hours)
5th Edition, 2009
Manual ISBN 978-1-59371-041-5
Course Time Limit: 6 months
Appendix:
  • Comprehensive Review Questions and Suggested Answers
  • How to Solve Small Water System Arithmetic Problems
  • Water Abbreviations
  • Water Words
  • Subject Index

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