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2.4 CEUs / 24 PDHs
Member $945 | Non-member $1195
Lee H. Odell, P.E. and Peter H. Kreft, P.E.
Purpose & Background
This course provides a thorough understanding of the major unit processes used in water treatment, including chemical, physical, and biological processes. Several case studies throughout the course will illustrate how water utilities are incorporating multiple chemical, physical, and biological treatment processes into their water treatment plants. At the conclusion of this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the theory of the processes, as well as the real-world application of each unit process.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify and understand the twelve most important chemical, physical, and biological processes used in water treatment.
- Describe the four most important chemical reaction types for water treatment.
- Explain the five most important physical treatment processes in water treatment.
- Evaluate the ten most common contaminants removed by biological filtration.
- List the four most important factors of the carbonate system, and the nine most common chemicals used to adjust it.
- Explain five kinds of contaminants removed by aeration.
- Assess eleven kinds of contaminants removed by anion exchange and seven kinds of contaminants removed by cation exchange.
- Compare reactions and kinetics for nine different oxidants and disinfectants.
- Research how chemical, physical, and biological processes work together in nine different case studies.
Who Should Attend?
- Civil engineers engaged in water treatment design
- Operation staff
- Consulting engineers