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


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.

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


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.

Leak Detection and Loss Control
PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam


Unexplained water loss is a problem for most public water systems. This course from the trainers at TEEX ® will discuss how to account for water loss, how to identify methods of locating underground leaks, and how to repair leaks.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Discuss how to account for water loss.
  2. Describe methods to locate underground leaks.
  3. Explain the procedure to repair water leaks.

Problems Caused by Roots in Sewers
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PD Hours: 1 Viewing Format(s): PDF Fee: $30.00 Purchase / Take Exam


This operator education course explains the problems caused by roots that can foul pipes. Roots can harm collection, distribution, drinking water and wastewater systems. Though hidden from plain view, roots present a major source of harm to buried infrastructure.

Educational Objectives:
  1. Understand the different types of roots that can foul pipes.
  2. Understand the scope of the problems created by roots.
  3. Know how to solve the problem of roots in pipes.
  4. Be aware of the methods available to solve the problems.