Waterworks Operations Courses

 

HME E30 - Waterworks Operation Volume I (Covers C and D test)
Course Description:
Operators will learn how to safely operate and maintain coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, disinfection processes, control tastes and odors in drinking water, control corrosion to meet the requirements of the Lead and Copper Rule, perform basic water laboratory procedures, and solve arithmetic problems commonly associated with water treatment plant operations. Overall plant operations topics, such as daily operating procedures, regulation of flows, chemical use and handling, records and reports, plant maintenance, safety, and security, emergency conditions and procedures, handling complaints, and energy conservation. Volume I meets criteria for granting six months of equivalent credit, as outlined in Section 15 of the Operator Certification Law or 45 hours of renewal training credit if taken as a review.

HME E31- Waterworks Operation Volume II (Covers A and B test)
Course Description:
Operators will learn the practical aspects of operating and maintaining water treatment plants and emphasizing safe practices and procedures. Information will also be presented on the importance and responsibilities of a water treatment plant operator, sources of water, reservoir management, and intake structures. Operators will learn how to safely operate and maintain coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, and disinfection processes. They will also learn to control tastes and odors in drinking water, control corrosion to meet the requirements of the Lead and Copper Rule, perform basic water laboratory procedures, and solve arithmetic problems commonly associated with water treatment plant operations. An important segment of the course provides operators information on overall plant operation and covers topics such as daily operating procedures, regulation of flows, chemical use and handling, records and reports, plant maintenance, safety and security, emergency conditions and procedures, handling complaints, and energy conservation.

Please call (708) 456-0300, Ext. 3489, to register or for further information.