The Basic Water Works Operations course focuses on the relationship between safe drinking water and the important role played by water operators in maintaining both adequate and safe drinking water supplies. During the course, participants receive an overview of the water cycle coupled with the unique responsibilities of water system personnel. In addition to these topics, students are provided information specific to the importance of regulation and licensing within the water utility industry as a means of protecting the public's health, safety, and welfare.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
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 100% 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.
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 Credits2 CEUs
ACE+TCEQ licensed water operators