OH Water Distribution System Operation Overview - 4.5 Hours


4.5 Hour Course

Course ID: OEPA-D8850070-OM

Approved By: Ohio Environmental Protection Agency

4.6 50 Reviews

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This course will fulfill 4.5 of your required hours for Ohio 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
    • OH Water Distribution System Operation Overview Quiz (25 questions)
  • Course Completion
    • 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

October 12th, 2018
Very informative, will recommend this course to others

July 31st, 2018
I will more than likely always use this course for contact hours! Great all around

January 9th, 2018
Very informative, Thank You!

December 22nd, 2017
This course was very informative. The mix up between videos and reading was nice.

December 7th, 2017
Thorough mix of information, holds your interest.

October 2nd, 2017
A nice overview to keep current

October 2nd, 2018
I liked the way it was done.

November 28th, 2017
Would be helpful if you could provide pictures of some of the valves, pumps and types of motors.

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