Online courses are designed to be completed on your own time, and at your own pace. They are organized as a series of modules that include interactive sections, videos, readings and quizzes.
Additionally, the Water Distribution 2 online course includes access to a seasoned instructor, who is available for questions and clarification throughout your learning experience. In this way you get the best of both worlds - instructor support AND learning at your own pace and time.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
Understand and apply water distribution system information/components including how to assess system demand, distribution systems hydraulics, system layouts and maps, perform pressure readings, prepare contingency plans and read blueprints, readings and maps.
Monitor, evaluate and adjust disinfection in water distribution systems and inspect and evaluate source water for contamination.
Understand the functions of a variety of equipment including backflow prevention devices, hydrants, meters, pipes, service connections, taps, valves, pumps, and water mains.
Understand how to operate and perform maintenance on equipment including pumps, chlorinators, engines, generators, hand tools, etc.
Understand how to perform certain security, safety and administrative procedures including administering a safety/compliance program, conducting cross connection surveys, developing and maintaining a sample site plan, preparing regulatory reports.
Who Should Attend
You should take this course if you:
Require an in-depth understanding of how water distribution systems work;
Operate or maintain a facility classified as Water Distribution 2; or
Are preparing to write the certification exam for Water Distribution 2.
Certification and CEUs
Upon successful completion, this course provides 2.4 CEUs