Water Operator Training

Groundwater Production 6 TCH's 11619

Comfort Inn - 213 Paine Turnpike N. Montpelier, VT 05602        Fee: $200           W    Lunch on your own

Groundwater sources make up the majority of water systems in Vermont.  This training session will cover ground water –springs -wells and the components that provide groundwater to consumers.  Well Rehabilitation options – Well contamination issues will be reviewed.  This course will cover the sampling and monitoring and administrative responsibilities required by the Safe Drinking Water Act for groundwater system treatment operators.

Jan 16, 2019
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Montpelier, Vermont
$ 200.00
Drinking Water Microbiology - Chlorine Disinfection 6 TCH's 11719

The main goal of drinking water treatment is to inactivate or kill microbes.  Water treatment operators will better understand the disinfection process if they know more about the microorganisms they are trying to control.  The morning session will discuss the types of microbes in water and how they can be controlled through different disinfection processes.  The afternoon training session focuses on chlorine disinfection.  How does chlorine kill bacteria?   What is breakpoint chlorination?   What is a good residual to ensure you don’t pick bacteria in the distribution system?  Disinfection is a critical water treatment process that we will explore in detail.  Bring questions and experience stories to share.

Jan 17, 2019
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
White River Junction, Vermont
$ 215.00
Drinking Water Microbiology - Chlorine Disinfection 6 TCH's 22919

The main goal of drinking water treatment is to inactivate or kill microbes.  Water treatment operators will better understand the disinfection process if they know more about the microorganisms they are trying to control.  The morning session will discuss the types of microbes in water and how they can be controlled through different disinfection processes.  The afternoon training session focuses on chlorine disinfection.  How does chlorine kill bacteria?   What is breakpoint chlorination?   What is a good residual to ensure you don’t pick bacteria in the distribution system?  Disinfection is a critical water treatment process that we will explore in detail.  Bring questions and experience stories to share.

Feb 20, 2019
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Newport, Vermont
$ 215.00
Basic Water Works Operations 6 TCH's 21519

Operating and maintaining a water treatment plant, small or large entails many duties and responsibilities.  The state of Vermont Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division has certain expectations from water system Owners and Operators that fall under “The Safe Drinking Water Act”. 

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.  This requires predicting and preventing events and situations that can cause contamination and public health concerns. 

During the course, participants receive an overview of:  Operator certification requirements - Sampling and monitoring - O&M Manuals - Source protection plan updates - Sanitary surveys - Conducting Level 1 Assessments - Operating permits - Operational duties of the water system owners and operators.

Feb 15, 2019
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Rutland, Vermont
$ 215.00
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