NM Water Distribution System Operation Overview - 4.5 Hours


4.5 Hour Course

Approved By: New Mexico Environment Department

23 Reviews

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This course will fulfill 4.5 of your required hours for New Mexico water operators.

This course will provide an overview of water distribution system operation. Topics include:

  • Pipeline operations - Delve into the world of pipe operations, where you will learn about types of pipes, joining pipes, and the importance of pipes in the distribution process.
  • Meters, valves, and hydrants - Learn about the American Water Works Association's standards pertaining to meters, the various types of valves that control the pressure and flow in the distribution system, and explore the basics of a hydrant.
  • Pumps and motors - Explore the utility of pumps and motors in a water distribution system. You'll learn about the basics of various pump types, including positive displacement, centrifugal, and rotary pumps. We'll also cover the basic design of motors used in distribution.
  • SCADA systems - Uncover the basics of a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System. You'll learn about the uses of a SCADA system, along with an overview of how they function.
  • EPA Groundwater Rule - We'll cover the basics of the Environmental Protection Agency's Groundwater Rule, which intends to reduce the risk of exposure to contamination that may be present in our public waters systems.
  • Water quality issues related to distribution systems - Finally, you'll learn about some of the most common water quality issues that you may face as a water distribution professional.
    • Water Distribution System Operation Overview [12 Activities]
      • 01. Introduction video
      • 02. Water Distribution Video
      • 03. Pipeline Operations
      • 04. Pipelines & Meters Video
      • 05. Meters, Valves and Hydrants
      • 06. Hydrants Video
      • 07. Pumps and Motors
      • 08. Horsepower Video
      • View Additional Activities
        • 09. SCADA Systems & Groundwater Wells
        • 10. EPA Groundwater Rule Video
        • 11. Distribution System Water Quality Issues
        • 12. Water Distribution overview conclusion video
    • Mandatory Questionnaire
    • Certificate of Achievement

Instructor Bio

tony goff water tech instructor atyourpaceonline
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.

Course Reviews

May 23rd, 2019
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April 18th, 2018
Course was clear and concise.

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