Introduction to Wastewater Collection

Course Code

WQM 102


Learn the purpose components and design of collection systems. Topics include safety procedures inspection and testing pieline cleaning and maintenance underground repair lift stations and sewer rehabilitation. Learn entry level skills necessary for wastewater collection systems and operations. This course is designed to train operators in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining wastewater collection systems with emphasis on safety practices and procedures. Students will learn the major components of collection systems and the different wastewater collection methods regulations and policies. Science topics such as water sampling equipment and procedures will be discussed. Methods for operating and maintaining equipment necessary to perform surface and subsurface inspection of interceptor sewers and pipelines will be reviewed. Students will identify the proper safety procedures for underground repair and maintenance construction inspection and testing of sewers inspection of manholes and underground construction and repair.

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