TCEQ Water Works Basic Water Works Operation
Basic Wastewater Operations
(1 Week) EPCT 1015.1901 | 20 Hours | 1/28 - 2/1 | M-F | 6:00pm-10:00pm | R-251 | McLean OR EPCT 1015.1902 | 20 Hours | 2/18 - 2/22 | M-F | 6:00pm-10:00pm | N-235 | McLean This course includes instruction in the production, treatment, and distribution of potable water. Discover the origin and characteristics of water, disinfection, and storage and distribution systems. Explore basic safety measures regarding your water system and how to handle the public relations issues that develop surrounding water resources. Upon successful completion of Basic Water Works Operations training, participants have exposure to techniques that will allow for the proper operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems. The course tuition includes one attempt a the state certification examination Class D License* through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). The fee for the state certification exam is non-refundable and non-transferable. Eligibility for this exam is dependent upon acceptance by TCEQ. (1 Week) EPCT 1025.1901 | 20 Hours | 3/18 - 3/22 | M-F | 6:00pm-10:00pm | N-235 | McLean OR EPCT 1025.1902 | 20 Hours | 4/15 - 4/19 | M-F | 6:00pm-10:00pm | R-251 | McLean This course in wastewater collection and treatment includes a brief overview of the water cycle. A general description of the responsibilities of wastewater system personnel is presented with an emphasis on the need for regulation of wastewater discharge to protect receiving streams and public health, safety, and welfare. Topics include: activated sludge process; alternative and advanced treatment; characteristics of wastewater; flow measurements; lift (pumping) stations; ponds, disinfection and safety procedures; preliminary treatment; records and reports; sedimentation and fixed-film processes collection systems; biological treatment of wastewater; goals of wastewater treatment; the law and sources of pretreatment of domestic wastes; water cycle and water reuse. Also included are Texas’ rules and regulations for licensing of wastewater system operators. The course tuition includes one attempt a the state certification examination Class D License* through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). The fee for the state certification exam is non-refundable and non-transferable. Eligibility for this exam is dependent upon acceptance by TCEQ.
(1 Week) EPCT 2021.1901 | 20 Hours | 5/13 - 5/17 | M-F | 6:00pm-10:00pm | R-251 | McLean Explore the practical aspects of operating and maintaining wastewater collection systems, while understanding what is involved in the wastewater operator licensing program and the collection system design. Safety procedures for inspection and testing of collection system, inspection of manholes, and underground repair are presented. Classroom discussion includes lift stations, collection system maintenance and operations; industrial waste monitoring; collection system management. * Testing not included. * If you have a criminal conviction above a Class C misdemeanor, you might not be qualified to hold one the TCEQ licenses. If you are a prospective applicant for an occupational license and think that you might be ineligible for the license because of an arrest or a conviction—including cases that may be pending, deferred, or dismissed— for a felony or a misdemeanor offense above a Class C, you should request an evaluation of your criminal history, by filling out an Evaluation of Criminal Conviction(s) form. https://www.tceq.texas.gov/assets/public/licensing/supplemental/criminal-charges-evaluation.pdf (To get a copy of this form, send an email to email@example.com or call 512-239-6133.)
Continuing Education | Spring 2019
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