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Beginning Drinking Water

Beginning Drinking Water
Instructor: T. Loete
Prepare for certification as a class C and D Public Water Supply Operator. Subjects covered include: well and distribution system operation and maintenance, basic water flow hydraulics and chemical dosage mathematics, Environmental Protection Agency laws, chlorination and fluoridation.
For those currently working in Water Departments:
The course meets the mandated renewal continuing education requirements for the Drinking Water Operator Certificate. Class C and D operators will be awarded 15 hours and Class A and B operators 30 hours of training credits.

12 Mondays             Sept. 8 – Nov. 24             6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
CRN 81990               STB – Rm. 114                   Tuition Fee $296

Wastewater (Sewage) Treatment – (Class 1 and Class 2)
Instructor: L. Perry
This course will help prepare you for the Class 1 and Class 2 wastewater operators’ state exam administered by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA). Go to to view the eligibility requirements to take the exam. This course can be applied toward meeting wastewater operator certification requirements. The course follows the guidelines of Basic Wastewater Treatment Plant Operations developed by the Environmental Resources Training Center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Required textbook must be purchased at the Hawk’s Hub (the college bookstore) prior to first class. The textbook is the same book used for the spring Wastewater class.

Some of the topics that will be covered include:
• Activated Sludge
• Chemical Addition
• Digesters
• Primary Treatment
• Pumps and Pumping
• Tertiary Treatment
11 Wednesdays        Sept 3 – Nov 12        6:00 – 8:45 p.m.
CRN 81799                STB – Rm. 114          Tuition Fee $242

Wastewater (Sewage) Treatment – (Class 3 and Class 4)

This course will help prepare you for the Class 3 and Class 4 wastewater operators’ state exam.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to wastewater
  • Collection systems
  • Lift stations
  • Flow measurement
  • Stabilization ponds
  • Sampling and laws governing treatment plants chlorination

Next class will start February 2015.

Last updated 8/19/2014