This course will fulfill 3 of your required hours for Maine water operators.
This course will provide an overview of sedimentation and filtration. Students will learn about:
- Regulations - Understand the history and implications of EPA rules regulating sedimentation and filtration.
- Sedimentation - Explore the details of sedimentation and learn about particle size and density, particle charge, water velocity and temperature, how basin shape and size effect sedimentation, and much more.
- Filtration - Learn about types of filters and their specific uses along with basic filter operation and maintenance to ensure you know how to keep filters in service, and return them to service if they're non-operational.