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#4006 - Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants: Vol I - HOMESTUDY

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#4006 - Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants: Vol I

NO Water Operator RTC Hours /9 CEUs/ 90 PDHs 6 Months (time to complete)

Scope:  This course is designed to train operators in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining wastewater treatment plants, emphasizing the use of safe practices and procedures. Information presented includes the role and responsibilities of a treatment plant operator, an explanation of why wastes must be treated, and detailed descriptions of the equipment and processes used in a wastewater treatment plant. Operators learn to operate and maintain racks, screens, comminutors, sedimentation tanks, trickling filters, rotating biological contactors, package activated sludge plants, oxidation ditches, ponds, and chlorination facilities. Operators also learn to analyze and solve operational problems and to perform mathematical calculations relating to wastewater treatment process control.

Contents:

 1.  The Treatment Plant Operator
 2.  Why Treat Wastes?
 3.  Wastewater Treatment Facilities
 4. Racks, Screens, Comminutors, and Grit Removal 
 5. Sedimentation and Flotation
 6.  Trickling Filters
 7.  Rotating Biological Contactors
 8.  Activated Sludge (Package Plants and Oxidation Ditches)
 9.  Wastewater Stabilization Ponds
10. Disinfection Processes

Qualifies for credit towards IEPA Required Wastewater Operator Experience!
Upon completion of this Illinois Section AWWA course, IEPA will award aspiring operators:




Operator License Type   IEPA Credit Description for this Course Completion:
 Class 1
Completion of this course will earn you 3 months credit towards the 8 year requirement (can earn up to 24 months total by taking additional qualifying courses); must have a minimum of 4 years hands-on experience to take IEPA exam
 Class 2
 Completion of this course will earn you 3 months credit towards the 6 year requirement (can earn up to 12 months total by taking additional qualifying courses); must hold a minimum of 3 years hands-on experience to take IEPA exam
 Class 3
Completion of this course will earn you 3 months credit towards the 3 year requirement (can earn up to 6 months total by taking additional qualifying courses); must be matched with 18 months hands-on experience
 Class 4
Completion of this course will earn you 3 months credit towards the 1 year requirement (can earn up to 6 months total by taking additional qualifying courses); must be matched with 3 months of hands-on experience


Textbooks:
Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants, Volume I, 7th Edition 2008  INCLUDED

ABOUT HOME-STUDY COURSES: Each lesson is arranged for you to read a short section, write the answers to the questions at the end of the section, check your answers against suggested answers. At the end of each chapter, you must submit your answers to Illinois Section AWWA for grading. You may fax, email, or mail your answers. Answer sheets will not be returned.    Once you have completed all exams,  your PDH hours will be added to your record.

 

 

 

 

COST: $215.00 ISAWWA members; $295.00 nonmembers (includes a one year Operator Level membership in AWWA).  Shipping included.
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