Virginia Tech and Virginia Deparatment of Health Present Water and Wastewater Training Courses
Virginia Tech and Virginia Deparatment of Health Present Water and Wastewater Training Courses

Hands-On Training at a Full Scale Water Plant

March 8-9, 2018 or October 25-26, 2018
Salem Water Plant - Salem, Virginia

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SCHEDULE

DAY 1
8:00-8:30 am Meet and Greet
coffee and light breakfast
8:30-10:00 am Introduction, Goals, Plant Tour
10:00-10:15 am Break
10:15-11:45 am Lab Safety and Practices, Record Keeping, Communications
11:45 am-12:30 pm Lunch at Plant
12:30-2:00 pm Class divided into working groups:
GROUP 1 GROUP 2 GROUP 3
Streaming Current Meter (SCM)-readings and interpretation; SCBA Training Jar Testing - turbidity; set-up Colilert Test Filter Backwash and Rise/Drop Testing
2:00-3:30 pm Class divided into working groups:
GROUP 1 GROUP 2 GROUP 3
Filter Backwash and Rise/Drop Test Streaming Current Meter (SCM)-readings and interpretation; SCBA Training Jar Testing - turbidity; set-up Colilert Test
3:30-3:45 pm Break
3:45-5:15 pm Class divided into working groups:
GROUP 1 GROUP 2 GROUP 3
Jar Testing - turbidity; set-up Colilert Test Filter Backwash and Rise/Drop Test Streaming Current Meter (SCM)-readings and interpretation; SCBA Training
5:15-5:45 pm Wrap-up Day 1
Review Group Data
DAY 2
8:00-8:30 am Meet and Greet
coffee and light breakfast
8:30-9:00 am Day 1 Q&A
Introduce Day 2 Activities
9:00-10:00 am Class divided into working groups:
GROUP 1 GROUP 2 GROUP 3
Lab Analysis-pH, alkalinity, fluoride, chlorine, hardness Chemical Addition - feeder calibration, bulk and day tanks Generator Operations and Electrical saftey-lock-out, tag-out; Pump Maintenance
10:00-10:15 am Break
10:15-11:15 am Class divided into working groups:
GROUP 1 GROUP 2 GROUP 3
Generator Operations and Electrical saftey-lock-out, tag-out; Pump Maintenance Lab Analysis-pH, alkalinity, fluoride, chlorine, hardness Chemical Addition - feeder calibration, bulk and day tanks
11:15 am-12:15 pm Class divided into working groups:
GROUP 1 GROUP 2 GROUP 3
Chemical Addition-feeder calibration, bulk and day tanks Generator Operations and Electrical saftey-lock-out, tag-out; Pump Maintenance Lab Analysis-pH, alkalinity, fluoride, chlorine, hardness
12:15-1:00 pm Lunch at Plant
1:00-1:45 pm Class broken into working groups:
GROUP 1 GROUP 2 GROUP 3
SCADA, Well Operation and Blending Sludge Collection, Pretreatment and Presedimentation Threshold Odor Testing; Sample Collection, Colilert Testing
1:45-2:30 pm Class divided into working groups:
GROUP 1 GROUP 2 GROUP 3
Threshold Odor Testing; Sample Collection, Colilert Testing SCADA, Well Operation and Blending Sludge Collection, Pretreatment and Presedimentation
2:30-2:45 pm Break
2:45-3:30 pm Class divided into working groups:
GROUP 1 GROUP 2 GROUP 3
Sludge Collection, Pretreatment and Presedimentation Threshold Odor Testing, Sample Collection, Colilert Testing SCADA, Well Operation and Blending
3:30-4:00 pm Course Wrap-up,
Review Day 2 Data,
Evaluation and Adjourn

More Information

Questions about the course:
Please feel free to contact Dr. Jason He, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech, if you have any questions about the content of the course, Dr. Jason He can be reached by e-mail: zhenhe@vt.edu or phone: 540-231-1346.

Information about registration:
Please contact Nancy Rakes by email: nancyr@vt.edu or phone: 540-231-2922.


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