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Surface Water & Distribution

Course Number: 10506167
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-506-167 SURFACE WATER & DISTRIBUTION ...physical, chemical, and biological principles of operation of surface water treatment and distribution systems. The basic unit processes, control parameters, and mathematical problem-solving related to surface water treatment 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 Tech Math 1A. Corequisites: 10-506-166, Ground Water & Distribution)

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 water treatment process
  4. Explain water treatment plant equipment
  5. Describe water treatment plant operation & maintenance
  6. Calculate water storage and distribution parameters
  7. Explain proper plant safety strategies
  8. Apply general lab practices
  9. Interpret analyses of drinking water