Operations of Wastewater Treatment Plants, Volume 1
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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 wastewater treatment plants.

  • Contents: The Treatment Plant Operator, Why Treat Wastes?, Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Racks, Screens, Comminutors and Grit Removal, Sedimentation and Flotation, Trickling Filters, Rotating Biological Contactors, Activated Sludge (Package Plants and Oxidation Ditches), Waste Treatment Ponds, Disinfection and Chlorination

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This course is designed to train operators in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining wastewater treatment plants, with emphasis on the use of safe practices and procedures. Information presented includes the role and responsibilities of a treatment plant operator, an explanation of why wastes must be treated, and detailed descriptions of the equipment and processes used in a wastewater treatment plant. Operators will learn how to operate and maintain racks, screens, comminutors, sedimentation tanks, trickling filters, rotating biological contactors, package activated sludge plants, oxidation ditches, ponds, and chlorination facilities. Operators will also learn how to analyze and solve operational problems and how to perform the mathematical calculations relating to wastewater treatment process control.




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Operations of Wastewater Treatment Plants, Volume 1