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WAT 253 - WW Collection Math, Lift/Equi

Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 2
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 wastewater collection system parameters for IAWEA certification exams and wastewater collection.
    1. Use the ABC Formula/Conversion Table to solve a given word problem.
    2. Identify the correct conversion factor for specific math problems.
    3. Compare calculated values to recognized standards for these parameters.
    4. Demonstrate how to determine system efficiency.
    5. Utilize data to optimize system performance.
    6. Detect poor or substandard system performance using math.
  2. Evaluate the operation of wastewater collection system equipment.
    1. Follow safety rules when working with equipment.
    2. Demonstrate Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    3. Monitor equipment.
    4. Inspect equipment.
    5. Calibrate equipment.
    6. Adjust equipment.
    7. Troubleshoot equipment.
  3. Perform maintenance procedures for wastewater collection system equipment.
    1. Follow safety rules when working with equipment.
    2. Demonstrate Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    3. Identify when corrective maintenance is required.
    4. Perform corrective maintenance procedures.
    5. Perform preventive maintenance procedures.
    6. Identify proper recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
    7. Describe equipment maintenance records, including work orders.
  4. Install wastewater collection equipment.
    1. Demonstrate safety rules when working with equipment.
    2. Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    3. Describe installation of sewers.
    4. Identify proper recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
    5. Complete equipment installation records, including work orders.
  5. Evaluate the operation of wastewater collection system lift stations.
    1. Demonstrate safety rules when working with equipment.
    2. Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    3. Monitor lift stations.
    4. Inspect lift stations.
    5. Troubleshoot lift stations.
    6. Operate equipment.
    7. Adjust equipment.
  6. Perform maintenance procedures for wastewater collection system lift stations.
    1. Demonstrate safety rules when working with equipment.
    2. Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    3. Recognize when corrective maintenance is required.
    4. Perform corrective maintenance procedures.
    5. Perform preventive maintenance procedures.
    6. Identify proper recordkeeping and reporting requirements.
    7. Describe equipment maintenance records, including work orders.
  7. Perform collection system cleaning methods.
    1. Demonstrate safety rules when working with equipment.
    2. Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    3. Describe hydraulic cleaning methods.
    4. Discuss mechanical cleaning methods.
    5. Recognize when corrective maintenance is required.
    6. Perform cleaning procedures.
    7. Describe cleaning records
  8. Restore wastewater collection systems
    1. Follow safety rules.
    2. Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    3. Interpret blueprints.
    4. Use GPS.
    5. Describe collections system rehabilitation.
    6. Discuss collection system repairs.

Competencies Revised Date: 2019



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