The Wastewater Treatment course covers practical aspects of operating and maintaining wastewater treatment plants, emphasizing the use of safe practices and procedures. In addition to the information provided about state requirements, participants will learn about the composition and characteristics of wastewater, secondary treatment processes, disinfection of wastewater, and laboratory controls.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Participants should have a general understanding of Basic Wastewater Operations.
TopicsIntroduction to wastewater treatment +State requirements +Composition and characteristics of sewage +Preliminary and primary treatment +Biological treatment +Activated sludge process +Trickling filters +Rotating biological contractors +Ponds +Sludge digestion, dewatering and disposal +Advanced treatment processes +Chlorination of wastewater +Application of laboratory control determinations +Records and safety practices
- Wastewater industry professionals
- Water utilities field operations superintendent
- Field coordinator
- Wastewater treatment operators
- Field utility specialists
Government Programs, Certifications and AccreditationsPost 9/11 GI Bill Benefits® For information contact Veteranservices@teex.tamu.edu or call (877) 833-9638
Continuing Education & Professional Credits2 CEUs
ACE+TCEQ licensed wastewater operators