Introduction to Water Distribution

Course Code

WQM 101

Credits

3
Learn a basic overview of water distribution systems and operations. It is a hands-on interactive experience and will prepare the students for entry level work for a water utility. Students will enjoy hands-on training and be exposed to industry experts both in the classroom and in the field. Key topics include Regulations and Water; Distribution System Components; Basic Hydraulics Operations and Maintenance; Maps Quarter Section Books SCADA Systems Web Resources; Water Quality Regulations Disinfection Monitoring and Records; Distribution System Water Maintenance Flushing Programs Safety; Public Health Cross-Connection Control & Backflow Prevention; Operation & Maintenance of Meters &Pumps; and Electrical Applications.

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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