ERIC Number: ED196689
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants: A Field Study Training Program. Volume I. Second Edition.
California State Univ., Sacramento. Dept. of Civil Engineering.
This manual was prepared by experienced wastewater collection system workers to provide a home study course to develop new qualified workers and expand the abilities of existing workers. This volume is directed primarily towards entry-level operators and the operators of ponds, package plants, or small treatment plants. Ten chapters examine the following topics: (1) the treatment plant operator; (2) why treat wastes; (3) wastewater treatment facilities; (4) racks, screens, comminutors and grit removal; (5) sedimentation and flotation; (6) trickling filters; (7) rotating biological contactors; (8) activated sludge; (9) waste treatment ponds; and (10) disinfection and chlorination. Each lesson contains discussion and review questions and is completed with an objective test. (Author/CO)
Descriptors: Environmental Technicians, Equipment Maintenance, Home Study, Job Skills, Postsecondary Education, Public Health, Technical Education, Water Pollution
Project Director, Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants, California State Univ., 6000 Jay St., Sacramento, CA 95819 (Paper Copy $30.00); EPA Information Dissemination Project, 1200 Chambers Rd., Third Floor, Columbus, OH 43212 (Write for price information).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Water Programs.
Authoring Institution: California State Univ., Sacramento. Dept. of Civil Engineering.