Basic Waterworks Operations (0092) | Classroom

TX Basic Water Classroom

This course (code 0092) is approved by the TCEQ for 20 hours of training as a “Core Course” and for “Continuing Education”. This course can only be taken once each license renewal cycle to qualify for continuing education credit.

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20 hours (2.0 CEUs)

This course (code 0092) is approved by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and provides the necessary training for Texas Water Distribution Operators to competently operate water distribution systems as Class D operators. The importance of water system operators cannot be overstated as they work daily to protect the public’s health by providing clean and safe drinking water to the people of Texas. It is the highly skilled work of water system operators that ensures that the water systems of Texas are well maintained to provide safe drinking water for years into the future.  This course includes printable handouts, instructional videos, and interactive study material designed to prepare you for the Class D Water Distribution Operator License exam.  This course also meets the core course and elective requirements for other water operator licenses. An optional course manual may be purchased at an additional charge which may further help you prepare for the exam.

Topics Covered

  • Course Description and Learning Objectives
  • Operator License Requirement
  • Source Water Review
  • Coagulation and Flocculation Review
  • Sedimentation Review
  • Filtration Review
  • Disinfection Review
  • Water Storage
  • Distribution Piping
  • Water Main Installation and Backfilling
  • Fire Hydrants and Valves
  • Cross-Connection Control
  • Pumps and Motors
  • Water Meters
  • Safety
  • Regulations Review
  • Public Relations
  • Unit Conversions
  • Calculating Area
  • Calculating Volume
  • Chemical Feed Problems
  • Disinfection Problems
  • Storage Tank Problems

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