The Wastewater Treatment course covers practical aspects of operating and maintaining wastewater treatment plants, emphasizing the use of safe practices and procedures. In addition to the information provided about state requirements, participants will learn about the composition and characteristics of wastewater, secondary treatment processes, disinfection of wastewater, and laboratory controls.
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.
TopicsIntroduction to Wastewater+Treatment State Requirements+Composition and Characteristics of Wastewater+Industrial Waste Monitoring+Preliminary and Primary Treatment+Secondary Treatment: Biological Treatment+Suspended Growth Systems: Ponds+The Activated Sludge Process+Fixed Film Systems: Trickling Filters and Rotating+Biological Contactors+Advanced Treatment Processes+Sludge Digestion, Dewatering, and Disposal+Chlorination and Disinfection of Wastewater+Application of Laboratory Control Determinations+Records and Safety Practices+Calculations
Suggested AudienceThis course is designed for public works personnel and new employees of a wastewater treatment system.
Continuing Education and Professional Credits2 CEUs
ACE+TCEQ licensed wastewater operators