Basic Water Works Operations (Spanish)

WWW470 - 20.00 Hours

Description

**PLEASE NOTE** online registration is not available. You must provide prerequisite information, complete all required documentation, and submit via fax or mail. To protect your sensitive personal information, please do not email forms/documentation. 

Do you know the difference between safe drinking water and health, and the important role that the water operator plays in maintaining adequate and safe drinking water supplies? This correspondence course is designed for new employees working with water systems and involved in the production or distribution of potable water.

A general introduction to the source, characteristics, production, treatment, disinfection, storage, and distribution of potable water as practiced in the United States is presented together with instructions on general hazards and safety practices. Basic water chemistry and math skills are developed and 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
    6/1/2019 - 11/30/2019
    Bryan TX
    IS  WWW470  27
    $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

**PLEASE NOTE** online registration is not available. You must provide prerequisite information, complete all required documentation, and submit via fax or mail. To protect your sensitive personal information, please do not email forms/documentation. 

Do you know the difference between safe drinking water and health, and the important role that the water operator plays in maintaining adequate and safe drinking water supplies? This correspondence course is designed for new employees working with water systems and involved in the production or distribution of potable water.

A general introduction to the source, characteristics, production, treatment, disinfection, storage, and distribution of potable water as practiced in the United States is presented together with instructions on general hazards and safety practices. Basic water chemistry and math skills are developed and 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

  • Participants must complete the course in six months
  • Complete and submit all project sheets (see other information)
  • First lesson is due in one month from the time it is issued
  • Have access to a water system
  • Be able to acquire information about water system where employed or a nearby system
  • Be able to perform a chlorine residual analysis
  • Arrange for proctor of course exams
  • A passing score of 70 percent is required for all exams

Topics

Origin and characteristics of water+How to handle public relations+Safety rules and regulations regarding water systems

Suggested Audience

  • New employees of a water system
  • New employees involved in the production or distribution of potable water

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

TCEQ licensed water operators

Other Information

  • No transfers to another course or student.
  • No refunds for canceled correspondence courses.
  • In accordance with 30 TAC 30.28(p)(3)(c), correspondence courses repeated within the same renewal period will not receive training credit if the training uses the same performance-based assessment.

Project Sheet Requirements

In addition to the regular coursework, there are a number of project sheets that need to be filled out and returned to TEEX for course completion. Each project sheet requires the signature of a supervisor or a licensed operator. To accomplish the requirements of the project sheets, you will need to make arrangements ahead of time to get access to the following:

  • Access to a water system
  • Information about your water system or a nearby system
  • Be able to perform a chlorine residual analysis

Contact Information

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

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