Water Treatment & Distribution Operators Levels 1 and 2

Course description

This 10-week course that meets once per week is vital for anyone working in the water treatment, water purification, water quality, wastewater treatment and related industries. The training will prepare candidates to successfully complete the state treatment and distribution exams of the Rhode Island Department of Health. Treatment and Distribution exams will be administered through RIDOH at the end of the course. Curriculum topics include:

  • Water Treatment Process
  • Water Operator Math (treatment and distribution)
  • Aeration, Coagulation, Floculation
  • Sedimentation Basins, Clarifiers
  • Iron and Manganese, Filtration
  • Security, Compliance, Ethics and Administrative
  • Corrosion Control, Scaling, Lime Softening
  • Water Quality: Disinfection, Flouridation, Chlorination
  • Water Storage and Water Services
  • Water Quality Testing
  • Water Main Install and Rehab
  • Pumps: Centrifugal Pumps, Vertical Turbine, Submersible, Deep-well
  • Hydrants: Proper Operation, Hydrant Design
  • Meters: Meter Types and Operating Principles; Meter Sizing and Installation

Enroll

Get in touch with Jenna to enroll:

  • 401-584-4931
  • jenna.wanstall@riopc.edu

Details

Eligibility
Adults 18+
GED/high school diploma
Credits
3
Certification
OSHA 10 Certification
Cost

Stipend
N/A
Start
September 8, 2022
End
November 17, 2022
Length
2 months
Meeting times

Thursdays
9am - 3:30pm

Offered by
CCRI

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