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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 class 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 2013
|April 11, 2013
Cherry Ave Training Center
Mt Mazama Room 126
3414 Cherry Ave NE, Suite 150
Keizer, OR 97303
|May 2, 2013
Douglas County Central Headquarters
Ford Community Room
1409 NE Diamond Lake Blvd
Roseburg, OR 97470
|September 6, 2013
Cannon Beach City Council Chambers
City Hall - 163 E Gower St
Cannon Beach, OR 97110
|September 10, 2013
Newport City Council Chambers
169 SW Coast Hwy
Newport, OR 97365
Registration for the Essentials of Surface Water Treatment is handled by the DWS Portland office. To register, or for more information, contact Evan Hofeld at 971-673-0419 or firstname.lastname@example.org
, or submit the Registration Form (pdf)
. Class size is limited.
Upon completion of the class, attendees receive 0.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Materials used in the Essentials of Surface Water Treatment class are provided below.
- Agenda (pdf)
- PowerPoint Slides (these files are large and may take a while to download):
- Exercise 1 - Tracer Studies:
- Exercise 2 - Proper Sampling Locations:
- Exercise 3 - Chemical Feed Pump Calibration Curve:
- Exercise 4 - Calculating Peak Hour Demand:
- Exercise 5 - Using EPA Tables to Calculate CT Requirements:
- Exercise 6 - Filling out Monthly Surface Water Reporting Forms: