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.
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 the course within six months from the start date
- All course examinations must be proctored
TopicsWater Utilities Operators+Public Relations+Water Quality+Groundwater Production+Surface Water Production+Disinfection+Distribution+Safety+Calculations
Suggested AudienceThis course is designed for public works personnel and new employees of a water system.
Continuing Education and Professional CreditsTCEQ licensed water operators