Florida Water Operators can fulfill .1 CEU (or 1 hour/10 hours) toward license renewal with this course. Depending on the class of license you possess, your required continuing education unit hours could be as little as .5 CEUs (5 hours) or as much as 2 CEUs (20 hours) per license.
This course will provide an overview of disinfection as a water treatment process. Students will learn about:
- The history of disinfection as a water treatment - Discover how disinfectants have been used in water treatment in the past, and how regulations have come to govern the use of disinfectants in the present
- Factors influencing disinfection - Uncover how certain factors, such as the number and location of microorganisms, their natural resistances, and their concentration and potency affect the effectiveness of disinfectants.
- Types of disinfectants - Explore various types of disinfectants used in the water treatment process, including chlorine, sodium hypochlorite, ozone, and chloramines.
- Proper chlorine dosing - Chlorine is the most common disinfectant used in water treatment systems. Learn about effective and safe dosing.
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- Course ID(s): 8112012
- Approved By: Sponsored By: Florida University of Sanitary Education
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.