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Wastewater Treatment Operator Grades I and II Exam Review Webinars

Course Description

Wastewater professionals who are interested in becoming certified Wastewater Operators in Idaho are invited to attend Wastewater Treatment Operator Certification Training.  The Association of Boards of Certification (ABC) has generated entirely NEW tests. The webinars are designed for all personnel who are taking the new ABC wastewater operator exam grades 1 and 2.

About the instructor
Instructor Paul Krauth worked as the outreach coordinator for the Utah Division of Water Quality for 25 years, and was involved in providing technical and operational assistance to all of Utah's wastewater facilities. In 2016, Paul retired from the division but continues to aid treatment plants throughout the western United States. He holds wastewater certifications in small lagoons systems, grade IV collection, grade IV Laboratory Technician and grade IV treatment. He is active with the Associated Boards of Certification, both writing and reviewing test questions, and is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Utah.

Details

Register below for the webinars you will attend. There is limited seating. Please let us know ahead of time if you must cancel, so that there is room for another operator. Each of the two hours courses are from 10 am to noon (Mountain time).

Webinar on  Attached Growth

An overview the trickling filter and RBC process, differing process design variations, typical control strategies, and troubleshooting scenarios.

When: August 10
Cost: Free
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Continuing education credits:  Pending for 0.200 Idaho WW CEUs 

Webinar on Chemistry

An introduction to acid and base chemistry, understanding the different chemicals and their chemical symbols In the three types of treatment processes

When: August 11
Cost: Free
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Continuing education credits:  Pending for 0.200 Idaho WW CEUs 

Webinar on Hydraulics

A review of water characteristics, hydraulic terms, the  implications of newtonian and non-newtonian fluids

When: August 12
Cost: Free
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Continuing education credits:  Pending for 0.200 Idaho WW CEUs 

Webinar on Lagoons 

The most complex wastewater process there is a lagoon system, discussion on how the algae and bacteria are connected and how they impact each other. process design variations, typical control strategies and troubleshooting scenarios.

When: August 13
Cost: Free
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Continuing education credits:  Pending for 0.200 Idaho WW CEUs 

Webinar on Pumps

Almost all wastewater system pump some or all of their waste streams. An overview how the piping and pumping system work together, pump curves and affinity laws.

When: August 14
Cost: Free
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Continuing education credits:  Pending for 0.200 Idaho WW CEUs 

 


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DEQ State Office - Water Quality Division

1410 N. Hilton
Boise, ID 83706
(208) 373-0502

Staff Contacts

Wastewater Analyst
Tressa Nicholas
(208) 373-0116
tressa.nicholas@deq.idaho.gov

Data Entry Analyst
Brenda Valverde
(208) 373-0522
brenda.valverde@deq.idaho.gov

Related Pages

Environmental Conferences, Trainings & Workshops Hosted by DEQ

Public Wastewater System Classification and Operator Licensure in Idaho

Wastewater Operator Resources