Pumps & Blowers


1.2 CEUs



The following course has been postponed. More information will be sent as it becomes available. For any inquiries, please contact training@awwoa.ca.

This course is intended to provide general training for technicians, maintenance personnel and other personnel employed in the field of wastewater operations. Participants should have some experience in wastewater operations and a basic understanding of physics (specifically hydraulic principles) and mathematics.

The module is designed for classroom participation and incorporates individual and group activities throughout the two-day course. Upon completion of this course, participants will have increased knowledge of the important concepts related to pumps and blowers within wastewater systems and a general understanding of how to operate them.


Note: If you have previously taken this course through Edmonton Waste Management Centre of Excellence (EWMCE) please be aware of the CEU implications of retaking the same course. Contact Alberta Environment for information.

Delivery Formats

There are no available options for this course at this time - please contact .


Topics Include:
-Introduction to Pumps and Blowers
-Understanding Pumps
-Pump Operation
-Understanding Motors
-Understanding Blowers
-Energy Management

No manuals will be forwarded to students in advance of this course – the instructor will provide all material on-site.


$460.00 Must have current AWWOA Membership

$560.00 Non-Members

$345.00 (For in-class courses only) Must have a current AWWOA Membership and be an operator of a small public rural water/wastewater facility.