- WQ 1 – The Nature of Water
This course explores the unique substance water from a basic chemistry standpoint. Includes definitions of several beginning chemistry terms including matter, energy, substances, mixtures, atoms, molecules and ions. Course intended for Water Operator contact hours and continuing education. Approximate length: …
- WQ 3 – Secondary Standards
This course examines the secondary standards for drinking water. This course in intended for continuing education or contact hours for certified water system operators. Approximate length: 1 hour.
- WQ 4 – Microbiology for Operators
This course provides an overview of the science of microbiology, as it applies to water quality regulations and treatment operations. Different forms of microorganisms are discussed, as well as a few basic laboratory techniques. Course intended for Water Operator contact …
- WQ 5 – The Total Coliform Rule and Measuring Coliforms
payday loans online no credit check same dayno credit check direct lender payday loans This course presents the main features and requirements of the Total Coliform Rule. It also describes the three methods approved for coliform analysis in drinking water: …
- WQ 6 – Disinfectants
This course examines each of the four chemicals approved for drinking water disinfection: chlorine, chloramines, chlorine dioxide, and ozone. The advantages and disadvantages of each chemical are discussed, as well as the purposes of adding disinfectants. This course is eligible …
- WQ 7 – Disinfection By-Products
This course looks at the currently regulated disinfection by-products: trihalomethanes, haloacetic acids, bromate, and chlorite. Formation, treatment methods, and operational practices to minimize production are also discussed. Approximate length: 1 hour.
- WQ 8 – General Source Water Characteristics
This course examines and contrasts the general water quality characteristics of surface water and ground water, looking especially at the occurrence of pathogens. This course is eligible for one contact hour of continuing education credit for Water System Operators. Approximate …