Water Distribution 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 water distribution systems.

  • Contents : The Water Distribution System Operator, Storage Facilities, Distribution System Facilities, Water Quality Considerations in Distribution Systems, Distribution System Operation and Maintenance, Disinfection, Safety



This course is designed to train operators in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining water distribution systems, with emphasis on the use of safe practices and procedures. Topics covered include the role and duties of water distribution system operators, procedures for operating and maintaining clear wells and storage tanks, components and characteristics of distribution system facilities, how to operate and maintain distribution systems, how to maintain water quality in the system, disinfection of new and repaired facilities as well as water delivered to consumers, and techniques for recognizing hazards and developing safe procedures/programs. Operators will learn how to analyze and solve problems when they occur and perform the mathematical calculations commonly associated with operation of a distribution system.




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Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance