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Ground Water & Distribution

Course Number: 10506166
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-506-166 GROUND WATER & DISTRIBUTION ...physical, chemical, and biological principles of operation of groundwater and distribution systems. The basic unit processes, control parameters, and mathematical problem-solving related to groundwater facilities and distribution systems are introduced. Laboratory procedures and practices involved with operation of water analysis and treatment. (Prerequisites: 10-506-148, Environmental Chem Analysis; 10-804-113, College Technical Math 1A with a "C" or better)

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

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Course Competencies

  1. Classify sources of drinking water
  2. Explain chemical, physical, and bacteriological standards of water quality
  3. Characterize groundwater wells
  4. Explain water treatment plant equipment
  5. Explain drinking water monitoring
  6. Describe groundwater and distribution operation & management
  7. Summarize small groundwater water treatment plant maintenance
  8. Calculate water storage and distribution parameters
  9. Explain proper plant safety strategies
  10. Apply general lab practices
  11. Interpret analyses of drinking water