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Slow Sand Filtration
Oregon Drinking Water Services is offering a one day class entitled "Slow Sand Filtration - A Timeless Technology"
that will cover topics including an introduction to the slow sand treatment processess, optimized performance goals, and recommended practices. Exercises will augment in-class instruction by covering how to troubleshoot problems and how to determine when a filter is ripened after cleaning. This class is designed for operators new to slow sand filtration as well as experienced operators.This training will be offered 1-2 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 AM - 4:30 PM (PST). Class dates and locations are listed in the table below.
Slow Sand Filtration Schedule for 2013
|September 13, 2013
Cannon Beach City Council Chambers
163 E. Gower
Cannon Beach, OR 97110
|October 9, 2013
Cherry Ave Training Center
Mt Mazama Room 126
3414 Cherry Ave. NE, Suite 150
Keizer, OR 97303
Registration for Slow Sand Filtration is handled by Drinking Water Services in the Portland office. To register, or for more information, contact Evan Hofeld at 971-673-0419 or firstname.lastname@example.org
, or submit a Registration Form
(PDF). Class size is limited.
Upon completion of the class, attendees receive 0.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).
Materials used in the Slow Sand Filtration class are not yet available.