The Operation of Activated Sludge Plants course covers the fundamentals of biological treatments, the suspended growth process, and activated sludge processes. Also covered during this training is sludge quality indicators and process control indicators. Attendees also receive information designed to help each have a better understanding of plant observations, a return sludge flow control strategy, sludge wasting controls and a dissolved oxygen control strategy.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
TopicsBasics of the activated sludge process +Biological fundamentals +Aeration basin fundamentals +Clarifier fundamentals +Modes of operation +Process control fundamentals +Using nomographs to set process controls +Process control analyses +Microscopic evaluation +Calculating process control parameters +Requirements of biological nitrification +Activated sludge bulking and foaming +Use of anoxic and anaerobic selectors +Troubleshooting guides
- Wastewater industry professionals
- Wastewater operators
- Laboratory technicians
- Supervisors in a water or wastewater utility
- Managers in a water or wastewater utility
- Water utilities field operations superintendent
- Field coordinator
- Field utility specialists
Continuing Education & Professional Credits