Water Utility Calculations (0108) | Classroom

TX Water Calculations Classroom

This course (code 0108) 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 0108) is approved by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and provides the necessary training for Texas Water and Wastewater Operators to competently operate water and wastewater systems. The importance of water and wastewater system operators cannot be overstated as they work daily to protect the public’s health. It is the highly skilled work of water and wastewater 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 meets the core course and elective requirements for water and wastewater 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 Requirements

Basic Water Utility Calculations 

  • Unit Conversions
  • Working with Formulas
  • Understanding Percentages
  • Calculating Area
  • Calculating Volume
  • Weight-Volume Relationships
  • Force-Pressure-Head
  • Velocity and Flow Rate
  • Pumps
  • Problem Solving

Distribution System Calculations 

  • Flow Conversion Problems
  • Volume Problems
  • Flow Rate Problems
  • Pipe Flow and Replacement Problems
  • Distribution Disinfection Problems

Ground Water Production and Treatment Calculations 

  • Groundwater Production Problems
  • Chemical Feed Problems

Surface Water Treatment Calculations 

  • Reservoir Problems
  • Chemical Dose Problems
  • Coagulation and Flocculation Problems
  • Sedimentation Problems
  • Filtration Problems
  • Disinfection Problems

Wastewater Treatment Calculations 

  • Grit Channel Problems
  • Clarifier Problems
  • Pond Problems
  • Trickling Filter Problems
  • Wastewater Disinfection Problems
  • Anaerobic Sludge Digestion Problems
  • Activated Sludge Problems
  • Advanced Activated Sludge Problems

Water and Wastewater Laboratory Calculations 

  • Laboratory Problems


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