This two day course is designed to assist the water distribution operator in the day to day operation and maintenance of their system. The course will focus on installation, repair, flushing and disinfection of water mains as well as storage facilities. Leak detection methods will be covered as well as hydrant and valve maintenance.
Lectures and hands-on exercises include calculating the required amount of chlorine to shock disinfect storage facilities and water mains as well as developing a Uni-Directional Flushing program. It will also cover a comprehensive look at safety for the distribution operator.
Dates & Locations
- Session #1
- Sep 8, 2020 8:00am - Sep 9, 2020 4:00pm
- Hotel Blackfoot - 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE - Calgary
- Session #2
- May 3, 2021 8:00am - May 4, 2021 4:00pm
- Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre - 11727 Kingsway Ave - Edmonton
Course Completion Exam:
At the end of the course a completion exam will be given. It consists of 25 questions. An overall minimum of 70% is needed to achieve a passing grade. If unsuccessful, one rewrite will be allowed.
No manuals will be forwarded to students in advance of this course – the instructor will provide all material on-site as well as a course completion exam.
$460.00 Must have current AWWOA Membership
$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.