This course will fulfill 1.5 of your required hours for Maine water operators.
This course will provide an overview of pumps and motors used in water distribution systems. Students who take this course will learn about:
- The history of pumps and motors - Explore the fascinating history of pumps and motors used in water distributions systems.
- Types of pumps and motors - Educate yourself on the various types of pumps and motors, including velocity pumps and centrifugal pumps.
- Operation - Discover how pumps operate along with the mechanical properties and components.
- Maintenance - Learn how to keep pumps and motors in good working order and what measures you can take to prevent common malfunctions.