ERIC Number: ED196691
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Operation of Wastewater Treatment Plants: A Field Study Training Program. Volume II. 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 emphasizes material needed by intermediate-level operators and stresses the operation and maintenance of conventional treatment plants. This volume also contains information for supervisors and managers. Nine chapters examine the following topics: (1) activated sludge, (2) sludge digestion and solids handling, (3) effluent disposal, (4) plant safety, (5) maintenance, (6) laboratory procedures and chemistry, (7) basic arithmetic, (8) analysis and presentation of data, and (9) records and report writing. Each lesson contains discussion and review questions and is completed with an objective test. (Author/CO)
Descriptors: Administration, 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.