Basic Water Works Operations (Spanish)

WWW470 - 20.00 Hours

Description

The Basic Water Works Operations correspondence course provides participants with an introduction to source, characteristics, production, treatment, disinfection, storage, and distribution of potable water.  Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify general hazards, demonstrate safety practices, explain basic water chemistry, and utilize mathematics as applied to chemical feeding and other operational problems. Upon completion of the course, participants will have a good foundation of this knowledge, to include: overview of the water cycle responsibilities of water system personnel water utility industry regulations, and Texas’ rules and regulations.

Schedule

  • Details
    11/1/2019 - 5/31/2020
    Bryan TX
    IS  WWW470  32
    $375.00

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 itsi@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

The Basic Water Works Operations correspondence course provides participants with an introduction to source, characteristics, production, treatment, disinfection, storage, and distribution of potable water.  Upon completion of the course, students will be able to identify general hazards, demonstrate safety practices, explain basic water chemistry, and utilize mathematics as applied to chemical feeding and other operational problems. Upon completion of the course, participants will have a good foundation of this knowledge, to include: overview of the water cycle responsibilities of water system personnel water utility industry regulations, and Texas’ rules and regulations.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Student Must Provide

  • A proctor for all course examinations
  • Access to a county or municipal water system for completion of project assignments to include a chlorine residual analysis

Items Needed for Course Testing/Assessment

  • Completion of course within six months from start date
  • All course examinations must be proctored. When selecting a proctor, ensure they are not a spouse, family member, partner, fiance, or anyone residing in the same household. Additionally, a proctor cannot be currently enrolled in any distance learning course offered by the TEEX Water & Wastewater Program. In most cases, an immediate supervisor is selected to serve as a proctor. Other approved proctor options include, a licensed supervisor at work, a company training manager, a college proctor, or certified clergy. If an examination is not proctored, participants will not be eligible for TCEQ license credit hours.

Attendance Requirements

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 80% 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.

Recommended

Prior Training Courses or Knowledge

It is recommended, but not required, students be employed by a Water System to ensure all class field exercises and assignments can be completed.

Topics

Water Utilities Operators+Public Relations+Water Quality+Groundwater Production+Surface Water Production+Disinfection+Distribution+Safety+Calculations

Suggested Audience

This course is designed for public works personnel and new employees of a water system.

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

TCEQ licensed water operators

Contact Information

Infrastructure Training & Safety Institute
OSHA Training Institute Education Center
Phone: (979) 458-9188 | Tollfree: (800) 723-3811 or (800) SAFE-811

Related Courses

WWW101Basic Wastewater OperationsBasic Wastewater OperationsBasic Wastewater Operations

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