Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants, Volume I
Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants, Volume I

Objective

This course is designed to train operators to safely and effectively operate and maintain wastewater treatment plants.

Scope

This course is designed to train operators in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining wastewater treatment plants, emphasizing the use of safe practices and procedures. Information presented includes the role and responsibilities of a treatment plant operator, an explanation of why wastes must be treated, and detailed descriptions of the equipment and processes used in a wastewater treatment plant. Operators learn to operate and maintain racks, screens, comminutors, sedimentation tanks, trickling filters, rotating biological contactors, package activated sludge plants, oxidation ditches, ponds, and chlorination facilities. Operators also learn to analyze and solve operational problems and to perform mathematical calculations relating to wastewater treatment process control.
 

9 CEUs (90 contact hours)
7th Edition, 2008
Manual ISBN 978-1-59371-039-2
CD-ROM ISBN 978-1-59371-043-9
Course Time Limit: 6 months
Appendix:
  • Comprehensive Review Questions and Suggested Answers
  • How to Solve Wastewater Treatment Plant Arithmetic Problems
  • Wastewater Words
  • Subject Index

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