This course focuses on three areas: (1) lift stations, (2) sewer
rehabilitation, and (3) administration of a collection system agency.
Detailed information is provided about the components and practical
operation of lift stations.
Operators will learn how to operate and
maintain a variety of types of motors, supervisory controls, pumps,
valves, and other equipment. They will also learn how to examine the
condition of a sewer system, set up a sewer rehabilitation program, and
safely use various methods to replace or repair damaged sewers.
course also teaches operators about critical aspects of effectively
administering a wastewater collection agency or department.
Administrative topics covered include overall organization of the agency
as well as employment, training and compensation of personnel, selection
and acquisition of equipment and facilities, system mapping, management
information systems, report writing, and public relations. Operators
will learn how to organize and administer all facets of a collection