The Basic Wastewater Operations course provides participants with an introduction to wastewater collection and treatment along with a brief review of the water cycle. The course covers sources and pretreatment of domestic waste as well as characteristics of wastewater. Experienced trainers guide the class through best practices and related standards utilizing classroom discussion and cover all associated laws specific to wastewater.
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.
TopicsWastewater Treatment Goals+The Operator and the Law+Wastewater Characteristics+Domestic Wastewater Pretreatment+The Collection System+Preliminary Treatment and Flow Measurement+Sedimentation+Activated Sludge Process+Fixed Film Treatment+Stabilization Ponds+Sludge Processing+Disinfection+Safety+Calculations
Suggested AudienceThis course is designed for public works personnel and new employees of a wastewater system.
Continuing Education and Professional Credits2 CEUs
ACE+TCEQ licensed wastewater operators