Courses

  • hydro WD 1 – The Hydrologic Cycle

    This course examines the hydrologic cycle on Planet Earth, including terminology for the changes of state and movement of water.  Also included is a discussion of water storage on the planet, and alternative sources of water supply.  Course intended for …
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  • WD 2 – Reservoirs

    This course examines reservoirs in the distribution system.  Different reservoir purposes are discussed, as well as the impact of reservoirs on system water quality.  Approximate length:  1 hour.

  • WD 3 – Pipe Systems

    This course examines the pipe systems in the distribution system.  Topics include pipe system layouts, pipe selection criteria, and the advantages and disadvantages of common pipe materials.  Approximate length:  1 hour.

  • WD 4 – Flow Meters

    This course examines flow meters used in distribution systems.  Common applications, basic operating principles, and advantages and disadvantages are discussed.  Approximate length:  1 hour. walloon region funding

  • WD 5 – Chloramines in the Distribution System

    This course examines the operational challenges posed by operating distribution systems with a chloramine residual.  Topics include interpretation of the breakpoint curve from field water quality analysis, blending with free chlorine, and nitrification.  Approximate length:  1 hour.

  • WD 6 – Backflow and Cross Connections

    This course provides definitions for cross connections and backflow, and examines the system hydraulics that can lead to backflows.  It also looks at the most common backflow prevention devices and their applications.  Approximate length:  1 hour.

  • WM 1 – Dimensional Analysis

    This course will demonstrate the use of the mathematical tool called dimensional analysis for conversion among units of measurement.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to perform mathematical conversions in water problems successfully.  …
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  • WM 2 – Area Calculation

    This course will present the basic calculation of area, examining rectangles, circles, triangles, and trapezoids.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to perform area calculations in water problems successfully.  This course is intended …
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  • WM 3 – Volume Calculation

    This course will present the basic calculation of volume, examining rectangular prisms and cylinders, using the general formula of Volume = Area x Height.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to apply this …
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  • WM 4 – Flow Rate Calculation

    This course will present the basic calculation of flow rate, using the general formula of Flow Rate = Volume x Time.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to apply this formula to the …
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  • WM 5 – Velocity Calculation, Friction, and Hydraulic Grade Lines

    This course will present the basic calculation of velocity, using the general formula of Flow Rate = Velocity x Area.  Velocity in pipelines and treatment processes will be examined, as well as the impact of velocity on friction, and the …
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  • WM 6 – Chemical Feed Calculations: The Pounds Formula

    This course will present the basic calculation of the “Pounds Formula,” using the general formula of Pounds/Day = mg/L x MGD x 8.34.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to apply this formula …
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  • WM 7 – Chemical Feed Calculations: Chlorination

    This course will show the application of the “Pounds Formula,” Pounds/Day = mg/L x MGD x 8.34, to the chlorination process.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to apply this formula to the …
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  • WM 8 – Static Hydraulics: Density, Specific Gravity, and Pressure

    This course will present the basic calculation for density, using the general formula of Density = Weight / Volume.  Other topics will include the relationships between density and specific gravity, and between pressure and water elevation.  Several example problems will …
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  • WM 9 – CT Calculations

    This course will present the CT Calculation defined by the Surface Water Treatment Rule, using the general formula of CT = Concentration x Time.  Several example problems will be presented, so that the student will be able to understand the …
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  • WO 1 – Activated Carbon Adsorption

    This course will examine the theory, applications, equipment, and control of the activated carbon adsorption process.  Approximate length:  1 hour.

  • WO 2 – Ion Exchange

    This course will examine the theory, applications, equipment, and control of the ion exchange process.  Approximate length:  1 hour.

  • WO 3 – Iron and Manganese Treatment

    This course will examine the theory, applications, equipment, and control of the iron and manganese treatment processes.   This course intended for Water Operator certification continuing education/contact hours.  Approximate length: 1 hour.

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  • WO 4 – Fluoridation

    This course will examine the theory, applications, equipment, and control of the fluoridation process.  This course is intended for continuing education/contact hours for Water System Operator certification renewal.  Approximate length: 1 hour.

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  • WO 5 – Lime Softening

    This course will examine the theory, applications, equipment, and control of the lime softening process. Approximate length: 1 hour.

  • WO 6 – Corrosion

    This course will describe corrosion and its chemistry opposite, deposition, as well as the process of stabilization to control both of these water quality problems. It will also examine the theory, applications, equipment, and control of the stabilization process.  This …
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  • 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:  …
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  • 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.

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  • 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 …
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  • 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: …
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  • 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 …
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  • 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 …
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  • WT 1 – The Surface Water Treatment Rule

    This course will explore the Surface Water Treatment Rule, including a look at multiple barrier treatment, approved pathogen removal technologies, and disinfection credit using the CT calculation.  Course intended for Water Operator contact hours and continuing education.  Approximate length:  1 …
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  • WT 2 – Coagulation

    payday loans same day deposit This course will explore the only chemical treatment process of conventional treatment: coagulation.  The theories of charge neutralization and sweep coagulation will be discussed, along with the chemicals and equipment used in this process.  Course …
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  • WT 3 – Flocculation and Sedimentation

    This course will explore the second and third processes of conventional treatment: flocculation and sedimentation.  Process theory, equipment, and control for each process will be discussed.  Approximate length:  1 hour.

  • WT 4 – Filtration Part I

    This course will explore the final process of conventional treatment: filtration.  In the first hour-long course, the theory of filtration will be discussed, as well as the options available for this process under the Surface Water Treatment Rule.  Approximate length:  …
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  • WT 5 – Filtration Part II

    This second hour on the process of filtration will explore the operation and control of the process.  The patterns of head loss accumulation and filter effluent turbidity will be discussed, along with their significance.  Approximate length:  1 hour.

  • WT 6 – Chlorination

    This course will examine the most common means of chemical disinfection of water supplies, chlorination.  The advantages and disadvantages of chlorination, the chemical options for this process, and operational aspects of chlorination are among the topics addressed.  Approximate length:  1 …
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  • WT 7 – Chloramination

    This course will explore water disinfection with chloramines.  The chlorine breakpoint curve will be discussed, along with the interpretation of the breakpoint curve with respect to blending and nitrification.  This course is intended for water system operator continuing education contact …
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  • WT 8 – Ozonation

    This course will examine another Surface Water Treatment Rule approved option for disinfection, ozonation.  The advantages and disadvantages of ozone will be discussed, along with the equipment used for ozone generation, application/transfer, and destruction.  Approximate length:  1 hour.