CA Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations - 3 Contact Hours


3 Hour Course

Approved By: California Water Boards

4.7 37 Reviews

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This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for California water operators.

This course will provide an overview of surface water treatment plant operations. Students will learn about:

  • Regulations - Discover the history of the laws that regulate surface water treatment and the impact on your profession.
  • Treatment Processes - Explore various types of treatment to deal with high algae counts, suspended solids, zooplankton, or other issues.
  • Coagulation and Flocculation - Learn about the basics of aluminum and iron coagulants and chemicals to aid coagulation. You'll also learn how flocculation assists in the coagulation process by transporting coagulant so that they contact suspended fine particles to promote clumping.
  • Filtration - Pore over our section on filtration to better understand the methods of filtration used in surface water treatment.
  • Disinfection - Investigate the process of disinfection where you'll learn about the process of destroying or inactivating pathogens found in water.
  • Corrosion Control - Learn about how pipe corrosion can lead to serious health issues and discover ways to prevent corrosion throughout a surface water treatment system.
    • Surface Water Treatment Plant Operations Class [13 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction Video
      • 02. Regulations
      • 03. Source Water Considerations Video
      • 04. Treatment Processes
      • 05. Coagulation Video
      • 06. Coagulation and Flocculation
      • 07. Sedimentation Video
      • 08. Filtration
      • View Additional Activities
        • 09. Disinfection Video
        • 10. Disinfection
        • 11. Corrosion Control Treatment Video
        • 12. Corrosion Control
        • 14. Conclusion Video
    • Mandatory Questionnaire
    • Certificate of Achievement

Instructor Bio

tony goff water tech instructor atyourpaceonline
Tony Goff, holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Law and has over twenty years of experience in the water industry. Tony holds an upper management position with a large water district in Southern California. Tony is a Subject Matter Expert in the field of drinking water distribution and holds a treatment 5 certificate and a distribution 5 certificate.

Course Reviews

August 28th, 2019
Very informative thank you.

January 22nd, 2018
I appreciated the clear, and to the point the lessons were. All important facts were coverer with a lot less valuable talk in-between. This will serve upcoming Operators, very well.

January 11th, 2018
great refresher course

November 23rd, 2017
this will be my go to for any online training i will need for future certifications.Thank you!

August 25th, 2017
Great course for the busy hard working person!

May 14th, 2019
would had like more illustration.

August 19th, 2018
Easy to understand overview.

January 4th, 2018
It provided a lot of information in a concise manner, not getting too complicated.

December 7th, 2017
This course broadly covers treatment plant operations. The level of detail is expected from a 3 hour contact course.

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