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Accident Investigation
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

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This operator education course will examine accident investigation, identify the components of a prevention program, and describe how to implement the program. Treatment plant safety reflects literally thousands of hazards. Preparation for all hazards, regardless of their chance of occurring in one’s particular circumstances, is an almost impossible task. However, implementation of an accident investigation program can effectively focus a facility on safety issues..

Educational Objectives:
  1. Understand why accidents should be investigated.
  2. Know who should investigate accidents.
  3. Understand accident investigation follow-up.
  4. Be able to apply accident investigation concepts.

Activated Carbon Adsorption and Other Treatment Technologies For Industrial Water and Air
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): Interactive Fee: $0.00 Purchase / Take Exam

81

This online educational course is designed to help increase your knowledge and understanding of the basic science of activated carbon and its treatment applications for industrial water and air. Explained in this presentation are the physical characteristics of activated carbon, how the material is manufactured and reactivated, industry regulations, and the technical aspects of liquid and vapor adsorption systems.

Educational Objectives:
  1. What is Activated Carbon and how does it work.
  2. Starting Materials/Manufacture of Carbon.
  3. Basics of liquid and vapor phase carbon systems.
  4. Adsorption equipment.
  5. Spent carbon reactivation.
  6. Applications and regulations.

Activated Sludge
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

27

This operator education course describes the activated sludge process as used for domestic wastewater treatment. An overview of the microbiology, system requirements, reactor configurations and operational parameters are discussed.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Understand the activated sludge process.
  2. Understand the requirements for the treatment of wastewater in an activated sludge system.
  3. Understand different reactor configurations.
  4. Become familiar with monitoring parameters.

Aeration System Control
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

63

This course will identify the different types of aerators and discuss the basic operation of an aeration basin, including detention time, flow patterns, and the process of oxygen transfer.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Identify the different types of aerators.
  2. Describe how the aeration basin operates.
  3. Discuss the effects of detention time on the process.
  4. Describe aeration basin flow patterns.
  5. Explain flow patterns associated with specific aeration devices.
  6. Explain the process of oxygen transfer.
  7. Describe the typical operational control charts for the activated sludge process.

Automated Control Systems — SCADA
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

72

Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems have become widely used by water, wastewater, distribution, collection and laboratory personnel in the treatment processes of water and wastewater. This course from TEEX ® operators will learn the definition, components, uses, benefits, and limitations of a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system in water and wastewater treatment.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Restate the definition of a SCADA system.
  2. List the components of a SCADA system.
  3. Describe appropriate uses of a SCADA system.
  4. Explain nitrate removal by denitrification.
  5. Explain the benefits of a SCADA system/li>
  6. Describe the limitations of a SCADA system.

Basics of Activated Carbon
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): Interactive Fee: $0.00 Purchase / Take Exam

75

This online educational course is designed to help increase your knowledge and understanding of the basic science of activated carbon and its water treatment applications. Explained in this presentation are the physical properties of activated carbon, how the material is manufactured, and the water filtration and purification process in which activated carbon removes organic compounds through adsorption.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Define activated carbon.
  2. Describe how activated carbon works.
  3. Explain the activation process of how activated carbon is made.
  4. Successfully apply activated carbon technology.

Biochemical Oxygen Demand and Carbonaceous Biochemical Oxygen Demand
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

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This operator education course explains in a step by step method how to perform the Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD) and Carbonaceous Biochemical Oxygen Demand (Carb BOD) analytical tests, including quality assurance and control measures. This method can be used to report BOD and Carb BOD results to Ohio EPA as required in wastewater treatment plant National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permits. All needed equipment, chemicals, and glassware is listed. Data and sample calculations are presented to provide templates for the operator to use when performing this test.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Understand what BOD and Carb BOD analytical tests measure and how to perform those tests.
  2. Have a clear understanding of the appropriate quality assurance checks used for this analytical test.
  3. Understand how to prepare materials for these tests.

Chemical Storage and Gas Feed Systems
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

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Chlorine gas is the most often used disinfectant. It remains the best choice for the price and provides an excellent kill. Because chlorine gas is toxic, safe handling, storage, and use is mandatory. This course will examine the basic parts of a chlorinator and proper operation as well as storage and handling of chlorine vessels.

Educational Objectives:
  1. List the universal components of a gas chlorination system.
  2. Explain how chlorinators work.
  3. Describe the purpose of each of the universal components of a gas chlorination system.
  4. Review some principles of safe chemical storage.
  5. Discuss how to safely handle chlorine.

Confined Space Entry
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

22

In the water industry, many tasks take place in confined spaces. Confined space entry is hazardous and failure to follow proper safety measures can end in death. This operator education course will explain the dangers associated with Confined Space Entry, elements of a permit required CSE program and give an overview of proper entry procedures.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Understand what constitutes a confined space.
  2. Understand hazards of confined spaces.
  3. Be aware of other dangers associated with confined space entry.
  4. Understand entry procedures.
  5. Understand why confined space entry accidents still happen.

Fats, Oil and Grease Removal
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

69

This course looks at the reality of the disposal of fats, oil and grease and the impact on municipal systems, as well as methods to remove these prior to entry into those systems.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Describe the term “F.O.G.”.
  2. Identify contributors of fats, oil and grease to a municipal sanitary sewer system.
  3. Discuss the impact of fats, oil and grease disposal on municipal systems.
  4. Identify the equipment used to prevent fats, oil and grease from entering the sanitary sewer system.
  5. Discuss best management practices for handling fats, oil, and grease.

Hazard Communication
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

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This course is designed to provide Water/Wastewater employees information on the Hazard Communication Program requirements in OSHA regulation 29CFR1910.1200. Additional facility specific information on chemical use and storage programs are discussed. General requirements for chemical identification, chemical storage and chemical handling will be covered in this course.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Understand the handling, use and identification of chemical hazards in the workplace.
  2. Learn to identify health and safety hazards associated with the chemicals used in the various water/wastewater treatment processes.
  3. Understand information provided in the manufacturers Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).
  4. Become aware of what personal protective equipment (PPE) is needed when working with a hazardous chemical.

Hydraulics 1 – Closed Conduit Systems
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

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This operator education course will provide the operator with an overview of pipe flow. Pipe flow is a fundamental part of both water and wastewater plants. The course will examine the math and science behind pipe flow. Operators will also learn about fluids and how fluids travel through pipes. Specifically, operators will learn about these three important fluid properties: viscosity, specific weight, and compressibility.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Understand the math and science behind pipe flow.
  2. Understand how fluids travel through pipes.
  3. Understand the properties of viscosity, specific weight and compressibility.

Industrial Pretreatment Source Control
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

59

Many items are disposed of by simply pouring them down the drain. In many cases, this is improper and can significantly harm wastewater collection and treatment facilities. This course will give an overview of industrial pretreatment and why it is necessary. The need for an industrial pretreatment program is for wastewater utilities that are publicly-owned. Privately owned wastewater plants are exempt from the pretreatment requirements.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Discuss the need for an industrial pretreatment program.
  2. Summarize the National Pretreatment Program.
  3. Identify the basic elements of establishing appropriate pretreatment standards.
  4. Identify pretreatment technologies.

Key Elements to a Successful Membrane Plant Implementation
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): Interactive Fee: $15.95 Purchase / Take Exam

5

Low pressure membranes are becoming the preferred drinking water treatment process to meet consumer demand and regulatory pressure for better quality drinking water along with tightening budgetary constraints. As a relatively new treatment process, the drinking water industry is learning that the old ways of doing things has to change to accommodate the use of low pressure membranes. This presentation will focus on the unique features and challenges that a municipality will face when choosing to use low pressure membranes for their water treatment plant. The topics to be discussed include pilot testing; procurement; design & coordination; membrane fouling management; membrane fiber breakage management; commissioning and startup; operator training; collecting and recording data to maintain operations; and membrane terms and calculations.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Understand treatment process changes required to implement low pressure membrane systems.
  2. Have a good grasp of the process involved in selecting and implementing low pressure membrane systems.
  3. Have been exposed to various membrane terms and calculations.
  4. Understand the data collecting, recording and reporting needs of membrane treatment systems.

Lagoon and Pond Wastewater Treatment
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

60

Wastewater ponds and lagoons treat wastewater by natural processes. Small municipalities, industries, schools, summer camps, and feedlots use ponds for simple, low cost wastewater treatment. This course will describe the various types of pond and lagoon systems, and explain the pond treatment process along with the proper operation of a pond or lagoon system.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Discuss the various types of pond and lagoon systems.
  2. Explain the treatment process.
  3. Describe the factors that influence pond operation.
  4. Identify parameters considered in selecting ponds or lagoons as treatment processes.
  5. Explain the proper operation of a pond system.
  6. Discuss factors analyzed at ponds.

Lockout/ Tagout – The Control of Hazardous Energy
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

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This course is designed to help an operator understand how lockout/tagout affects their job duties and may assist in the development of a basic lockout/tagout program. However, this course is in no way intended to be a substitute for the proper development of a lockout/tagout program, including site-specific training that is required by OSHA..

Educational Objectives:
  1. Understand the importance of a Lockout/ Tagout program.
  2. Understand the formal program requirements.
  3. Be able to identify hazards.
  4. Understand the process for removal of lockout devices.
  5. Be familiar with training requirements of the program.

Taste and Odor Control
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): Interactive Fee: $0.00 Purchase / Take Exam

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This online educational course is designed to help increase your knowledge and understanding of the basic science and technologies involved with determining the source of taste and water issues that challenge municipal drinking water systems, as well as solutions that remove and control the contributing contaminants.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Defining taste and odor.
  2. Taste and odor regulations.
  3. Measuring taste and odor.
  4. Determining the source of taste and odor.
  5. Solving taste and odor issues.

Trickling Filters
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PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam

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This operator education course describes the nature and scope of the trickling filter system as it relates to wastewater treatment processes. The trickling filter process is discussed, the features and functionality of the trickling filter are examined, slime growth management is briefly discussed, and equipment start-up and operation are explained.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Understand the main principles of trickling filters and how they relate to wastewater treatment.
  2. Understand the layout, flow, and basic hardware involved with trickling filters.
  3. Understand guidelines for startup, operation, and troubleshooting.
  4. Be aware of daily operational needs and problems that can occur.

Ultra Violet (UV) Light Basics
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): Interactive Fee: $0.00 Purchase / Take Exam

76

This online educational course is designed to help increase your knowledge and understanding of the basic science and technologies involved with utilizing Ultraviolet (UV) light for drinking water disinfection. Explained in this presentation is how UV technology is applied to the drinking water purification process to effectively inactivate Cryptosporidium and other similar pathogens.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Defining Ultraviolet (UV) light.
  2. UV Markets/Applications.
  3. Determining how UV lamps work.
  4. Common types of UV lamps.
  5. Defining terminology.

UV Disinfection Overview
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): Interactive Fee: $0.00 Purchase / Take Exam

79

This online educational course is designed to help increase your knowledge and understanding of the basic science and technologies involved with utilizing Ultraviolet (UV) light for drinking water disinfection. Explained in this presentation is how UV technology is applied to the drinking water purification process to effectively inactivate Cryptosporidium and other similar pathogens.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Options for controlling potential risks.
  2. How UV disinfection works.
  3. Factors affecting system performance.
  4. Dose response and reduction equivalent dose.
  5. UV system design.

UV Oxidation
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): Interactive Fee: $0.00 Purchase / Take Exam

80

This online educational course is designed to help increase your knowledge and understanding of the basic science and technologies involved with utilizing Ultraviolet (UV) oxidation for water purification. Explained in this presentation is how UV light technology and oxidizing agents are applied to a water treatment process to destroy organic contaminants.

Educational Objectives:
  1. UV Oxidation basics.
  2. Design Parameters – 3 P’s and a D.
  3. Design Test.
  4. Reaction Kinetics and UV Utilization.
  5. Effect of path length and spectral effects.
  6. Dose distribution and CFD modeling.