Introduction to Wastewater Treatment

Course Code

WQM 104



Learn entry level skills of basic wastewater treatment plant operations used to treat wastewaters for discharge into natural waters. This course stresses the knowledge and skills needed by conventional operators treating wastewaters. Topics include startup and shut down procedures NPDES permits natural cycles pretreatment primary treatment secondary treatment collection systems flow measuring and disposing of solids associated calculations laboratory tests and plant maintenance.

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In their own words...

The instructor was very hands on and helpful. My education allowed me to pass the first level state water operators exam and acquire a license.

Paul O’Conner
Water Quality Management Alumni