Drinking Water - Treatment

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Professional Course
4 hours
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Course description

In Drinking Water - Treatment, you'll learn ...

  • The principles of rapid mix, coagulation, flocculation and sedimentation
  • Filter types, applications and relative merits
  • Disinfection methods, chemistry and design criteria
  • Water softening methods and taste & odor control
  • Management of water treatment plant residues


Credit: 4 PDH

Length: 54 pages

This course covers various drinking water treatment processes, including coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration and disinfection. The course also explores in detail the methodology for the removal of undesirable items such as hardness, iron and manganese, and taste and odor.

In addition, the handling and feeding of chemicals and disposal of the wastes produced in the treatment process are discussed. Numerical examples related to real life problems are presented with solutions.

This course is relevant to municipal engineers, public utility directors, consulting engineers, and engineers working in regulatory agencies, as well as engineers of all disciplines who have an interest in learning about drinking water treatment processes.

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Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 20 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

Training content

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • The early development history of water treatment
  • Raw water sources and their quality
  • The physical, chemical and biological contaminants in water and their ill effects on the consumer
  • Various treatment processes such as coagulation, flocculation, sedimentation, filtration, and disinfection used to purify the water
  • The chemistry of disinfection and the chemical equations involved
  • Hardness and its effects
  • Methods of removing hardness and the chemistry and chemical equations involved in hardness removal
  • The ill effects of taste and odor and the excessive presence of iron and manganese
  • Methods to control taste and odor and removal of excessive iron and manganese
  • Chemicals used in treatment and their chemical equations while reacting with other chemicals
  • The quality and quantity of wastes produced in water treatment and the need for treating such wastes; and the different waste treatment methods
  • How to design a safe and appropriate water treatment system for a community


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