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Essentials of Surface Water Treatment
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Class Description
Drinking Water Services (DWS) is offering a one-day class entitled "Essentials of Surface Water Treatment" that will cover topics including an introduction to various surface water treatment processes, disinfection practices, and regulatory requirements. Exercises will augment in-class instruction by covering how to develop a chemical feed pump calibration curve, determine adequate disinfection, and gain a better understanding of disinfection contact tracer studies. This course is designed for operators new to surface water treatment as well as experienced operators. This training will be offered 2-4 times per year in various locations around the state. The training is offered free of charge and participants are eligible to receive up to 0.6 CEU for attending.

Classes run from 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM (PST). Class dates and locations are listed in the table below.

Essentials of Surface Water Treatment Classes for 2014
Date Location Driving/Parking Directions
April 30,2014 Roseburg
Douglas County Library Central Headquarters
Ford Community Room
1409 NE Diamond Lake Blvd.
Roseburg, OR 97470
Directions (pdf)
May 22, 2014 Salem
Oregon State University Extension Service
Marion County Office
Rooms 1B and C (combined)
3180 Center St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Directions (pdf)
September 10, 2014 Beaverton
Tualatin Valley Water District (TVWD)
1850 SW 170th Ave
Beaverton , OR 97006
Directions (pdf)
September 24, 2014
Springfield Utility Board (SUB)
Board Room
223 A Street, Suite F
Springfield, OR 97477
Directions (pdf)

Registration for the Essentials of Surface Water Treatment is handled by the DWS Portland office. To register, or for more information, contact Julie Wray at 971-673-0408 or, or submit the Registration Form (pdf). Class size is limited in some cases.

Class Credit
Upon completion of the class, attendees receive 0.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Class Materials
Materials used in the Essentials of Surface Water Treatment class are provided below.