Small Water System Operation and Maintenance
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  • A Field Study Training Program by the California State University at Sacramento.

  • This course is designed to train operators in the safe and effective operation and maintenance of small water systems and treatment plants.

  • Contents : The Small Water System Operator, Water Sources and Treatment, Wells, Small Water Treatment Plants, Disinfection, Safety, Laboratory Procedures, Setting Water Rates for Small Water Utilities



This course is designed to train operators in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining small drinking water supply systems and treatment plants, with emphasis on the use of safe practices and procedures. Topics covered include the role and duties of small system operators, water sources, and treatment processes. Detailed descriptions of the components of a drinking water well are presented, and operators will learn how to set up a wellhead protection program, operate, maintain and rehabilitate wells, disinfect wells and pumps, and troubleshoot operating problems. Other major topics in this program include operation and maintenance procedures for small water treatment plants, disinfection, safety, laboratory procedures, setting water rates, and how to solve water treatment plant arithmetic problems.




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Small Water System Operation and Maintenance