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WAT 251 - WW Collection 30-Hour

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course has been developed using the ABC Water Treatment Need-to-Know Criteria.  The Need-to-Know describe the competencies tested on the ABC Water Treatment Standardized Exams used by the Iowa DNR Operator Certification Program. Evaluation of theory and knowledge as it applies to wastewater collection systems are stressed.
Competencies
  1. Evaluate the duties of a wastewater collection operator.
    1. Operate wastewater collection systems.
    2. Maintain wastewater collection systems.
    3. Restore wastewater collection systems.
    4. Manage wastewater collection systems.
  2. Evaluate raw wastewater sources and characteristics.
    1. Define wastewater sources.
    2. Evaluate physical, chemical, and biological characteristics.
  3. Explain the operation of wastewater collection systems.
    1. Discuss types of collection systems.
    2. Describe wastewater collection system components and equipment.
    3. Explain proper operating procedures for wastewater collection system components and equipment.
  4. Explain the maintenance of wastewater collection system components.
    1. Describe corrective maintenance procedures for wastewater collection systems and equipment.
    2. Outline preventive maintenance procedures for wastewater collection system components and equipment.
    3. Discuss installation procedures for collection system components and equipment.
  5. Explain the restoration of wastewater collection systems.
    1. Identify why restoration is needed.
    2. Discuss types of restoration.
  6. Demonstrate administrative procedures for wastewater collection systems.
    1. Describe recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
    2. Discuss security programs and emergency response plans.
    3. Comply with State and federal wastewater collection regulations and guidelines.
    4. List certification requirements.
    5. Identify wastewater collection safety rules and guidelines.

Competencies Revised Date: 2019



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