WEF Offers Online Course on Fundamentals of Preliminary Treatment

July 5, 2012

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Live now on the Water Environment Federation (WEF; Alexandria, Va.) Knowledge Center website is a new online course, Fundamentals of Preliminary Treatment.

The course provides an overview of

  • components of the preliminary treatment process;
  • safety concerns associated with its operations;
  • types of screening equipment and their functions;
  • methods of disposing material collected;
  • types and operation of grit-removal systems;
  • components of and function of septage-receiving stations;
  • sources of and alternatives for controlling odors;
  • flow measurement and management methods; and
  • purpose and principles of operation of comminutors and grinders.

Participants can earn 0.3 Continuing Education Units or 3 Contact Hours. The course costs $75 for members and $111 for nonmembers.

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