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MS Disinfection

  • 2 Hour Course
  • 4.6 5 Reviews
  • $20.00

This class provides MSDH Regulatory Hour credit.

This course will fulfill 2 of your required hours for Mississippi water operators.

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 the Safe Water Drinking act governs 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.
  • Safety Regulations - Review the AWWA and EPA standards for safely handling and applying disinfection chemicals.
  • Course ID(s): 1976
  • Approved By: Mississippi Department of Health

Instructor Bio

Jerry Durham

Jerry previously served the state of North Carolina as a Level III electrical inspector and provided state-approved electrical training for electrical inspectors at both Alamance County and Guilford County (NC) Community Colleges. Jerry taught the Kentucky state-approved four-year electrical apprenticeship programs offered by the Independent Electrical Contractors (IEC) Trade School and Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Trade School, and served the state of Kentucky as a Master Electrician and Louisville Metro Code Enforcement Officer. Jerry is a Certified Distance Education Instructor (CDEI) and NCCER Core and Electrical Curriculum certified instructor. Jerry currently holds North Carolina and ICC electrical inspector accreditations and is recognized by the state of Washington as an approved electrical administrator.

Course Reviews

4.6
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