This course will fulfill 2.5 of your required hours for Illinois water operators.
This course will provide an overview of groundwater wells. Students who take this course will learn about:
- The history of groundwater wells - Explore the fascinating history of groundwater wells and various well designs.
- Standards - Educate yourself on well standards, including well depth, pollutants and contaminants, and other construction concerns.
- The EPA Groundwater Rule - Brush up on the Groundwater Rule and understand how and where the GWR applies.
- Well Maintenance - Learn how to keep a well in good working order and what measures you can take to prevent common malfunctions.