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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 2015
Date Location Driving/Parking Directions
March 18, 2015 Roseburg
Douglas County Library Central Headquarters
Ford Community Room
1409 NE Diamond Lake Blvd.
Roseburg, OR 97470
Directions (pdf)
April 17, 2015
Cannon Beach
Cannon Beach City Council Chambers
163 E Gower St., City Hall
Cannon Beach, OR 97110
Directions (pdf)
September 10, 2015 Newport
Newport City Council Chambers
169 SW Coast Hwy
Newport, OR 97365
Directions (pdf)
October 9, 2015
Cherry Avenue Training Center
Mt Mazama Room 126
3414 Cherry Ave. NE, Suite 150
Keizer, OR 97303
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 complete and submit the Registration Form​. 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.