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Operation of Activated Sludge Plants

WWW104 - 20.00 Hours


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    2/13/2018 - 2/15/2018
    Childress TX
    EU  WWW104  153
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    2/27/2018 - 3/1/2018
    Anson TX
    EU  WWW104  156
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    4/17/2018 - 4/19/2018
    Texas City TX
    EU  WWW104  166
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    5/21/2018 - 5/23/2018
    El Paso TX
    EU  WWW104  163
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    6/26/2018 - 6/28/2018
    The Woodlands TX
    EU  WWW104  147
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    7/31/2018 - 8/2/2018
    Webster TX
    EU  WWW104  146
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    11/6/2018 - 11/8/2018
    Marble Falls TX
    EU  WWW104  145
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    11/6/2018 - 11/8/2018
    Baytown TX
    EU  WWW104  165
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    12/11/2018 - 12/13/2018
    Cedar Park TX
    EU  WWW104  167

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811 or to get the latest schedule.


sludge plant 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.


Basics 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

Education Credits

  • 2 CEUs

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

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