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ID: 1620
Category: O&M-Operations and Maintenance
Dates: 9/9/14-9/11/14
Location: Pierre, SD
Description: This hands-on course teaches operators repair techniques and operating characteristics of common water and sewer equipment including valves, hydrants, piping, and pressure regulators. By working on actual utility equipment, operators are provided the skills to perform maintenance and repairs in an efficient, cost-effective manner.
Learning Outcomes: •Recognize pipe features, types, and fittings and be able to identify correct pipe and fitting material needed for new installation or repair situation •Identify common safety and consumer concerns when making repairs •Describe methods for detecting leaks •Summarize AWWA guidelines for disinfecting waterlines and tanks •Recognize hazards of cross connection contamination and identify possible sources of cross connections •Perform water service taps, valve assembly & repair
Prerequisites: None
Instructors: Wruble, Wayne  
Agenda File: Water Distribution Agenda FY 2015.pdf
CEU: 1.8 -
Status: Completed