The Wastewater Technology course not only prepares students for the Class A wastewater exam, it provides participants information specific to pollution source control, effective laboratory control of wastewater treatment plants, collection systems, and wastewater treatment facilities. Additional information surrounding biological treatment processes, aerobic and anaerobic digestion, trickling filters, biological stabilization ponds, and conventional activated sludge processes will also be covered.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
Simple calculator with square root function.
- Participants should hold a Class B Wastewater license.
- For reference, participants are encouraged to bring copies of TEEX manuals used in all previous wastewater classes.
- Scientific calculator
TopicsRules and regulations of pollution control +Sources and effects of pollution +Collection system design and operating policies +Considerations in planning waste treatment facilities +Laboratory control of plants +Design and operation of primary treatment facilities +The role of bacteria and enzymes +Anaerobic digestion +Trickling filters +Biological stabilization ponds +Conventional activated sludge process +Contact stabilization +Submerged contact aeration +Oxidation ditch +Biosorption process +Disinfection +Receiving stream conditions and analysis
- Wastewater industry professionals
- Water utilities
- Field operations superintendents
- Field coordinators
- Field utility specialists
- Wastewater operators
Continuing Education & Professional CreditsTCEQ licensed wastewater operators