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.
Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.
Prior Training Courses or KnowledgeIt is recommended, but not required, participants complete Surface Water Production I (WWW004) prior to registration.
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
TCEQ licensed water operators
The Surface Water Production I and II courses, along with the Water Laboratory course are completed as a training series. However, the Water Laboratory course may be completed either before or after the Surface Water Production II course is completed.