The Water Laboratory course provides professionals with responsibility for conducting water sample testing in a lab environment with industry standards and best practices as determined by through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). During the course participants are required to demonstrate the proper use of all equipment in a lab setting, successfully applying all related safety protocols.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Prior Training Courses or KnowledgeSurface Water Production I is recommended, but not required. Surface Water Production I and II, along with Water Laboratory are completed as a series. Water Laboratory may be completed either before or after Surface Water Production II.
TopicsIntroduction to Water Analysis in the Laboratory+Laboratory Technique+Chemistry with Associated Mathematics+Laboratory Safety+Quality Assurance and Quality Control+pH and Temperature+Alkalinity and Hardness+The Jar Test+Turbidity+Chlorine+Fundamentals of Microbiology+Ammonia and the Nitrogens+Total Organic Carbon+Secondary Constituents
Suggested AudienceThis course is designed for water utility professionals responsible for field or process controlled sampling and analysis of water.
Continuing Education and Professional Credits2 CEUs
CE+TCEQ licensed water operators