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Description

This course will utilize first person view virtual tours and demonstrations to replicate training usually delivered at our Hands-On Training at a Full Scale Water Plant. Live virtual and pre-recorded videos will focus on topics such as: flouride practices, lab safety & practices, filter backwash, chlorine cylinder and SCBA training, jar testing - turbidity, Colilert testing, membrane backwash, biological filter backwash, chemical addition, sludge collection & processing, and more. Virtual tours from various plants across the state of Virginia will highlight the diverse operations that make up our drinking water distribution systems.
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Section Title
Virtual Water Treatment Process at Full Scale Water Plants
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
M, T
Time
8:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Apr 26, 2021 to Apr 27, 2021
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
W
Time
8:00AM to 10:00AM
Dates
Apr 28, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
16.0
Location
  • Virtual
Fee(s)
567858 Registration non-credit $0.00
Section Notes

Location: Canvas - Zoom

Directions: If you do not already have a Zoom account, download the Zoom app: https://zoom.us/. Select “SIGN UP, IT’S FREE” in the top right corner of your screen and follow the prompts to create your account. Your attendance will be verified by the name and email address in your Zoom profile; please use the same information you used when registering for this event. If you already have Zoom, please make sure to update to the latest version by going to: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362233-Upgrade-update-to-the-latest-version

Tentative Schedule:

Mon, April 26th (8 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm):

  • Welcome & Orientation
  • Plant Tours
  • Lab Safety & Practices
  • Communications
  • Records

Tues, April 27th (8 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm ):

  • Chlorine Cylinder & SCBA Training
  • Jar Testing - Turbidity
  • Colilert Test
  • Lab Analysis - pH, Alkalinity, Flouride, Chlorine, Hardness
  • Threshold Odor Testing, Sample Collection, Colilert Testing
  • Filter Backwash, Rise and Drop Testing, Membrane Backwash, Biological Filter Backwash
  • Lockout - Tagout
  • Chemical Addition - Feeder Calibration of Day Tank, Streaming Current Monitor

Wed, April 28th (8am –  10 am):

  • Generator Operations, Electrical Safety
  • Sludge Processing, Recycling Water

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refund requests must be received 14 calendar days prior to the program start date. A $30 administrative fee will be deducted from all refunds. Requests should be sent by email or by initiating a drop request through the student portal in our online registration system. As an alternative to a refund, you may send a substitute at no additional cost. Please contact us at 540-231-5182 or e-mail cpeinfo@vt.edu to request a substitution. Please note: refunds will not be issued for no-shows or for cancellations received on or after the program start date. 

In the unlikely event that this program is cancelled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the university will fully refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.

Section Title
Virtual Water Treatment Process at Full Scale Water Plants
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
W, Th
Time
8:00AM to 3:30PM
Dates
Oct 27, 2021 to Oct 28, 2021
Type
Online, fixed date
Days
F
Time
8:00AM to 10:00AM
Dates
Oct 29, 2021
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
16.0
Location
  • Virtual
Fee(s)
Fees Starting at non-credit $0.00
Section Notes

Location: Canvas - Zoom

If you do not already have a Zoom account, download the Zoom app: https://zoom.us/. Select “SIGN UP, IT’S FREE” in the top right corner of your screen and follow the prompts to create your account. Your attendance will be verified by the name and email address in your Zoom profile; please use the same information you used when registering for this event. If you already have Zoom, please make sure to update to the latest version by going to: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362233-Upgrade-update-to-the-latest-version

Tentative Program Schedule: 

Wed, October 27th (8 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm):
Welcome & Orientation
Plant Tours
Lab Safety & Practices
Communications
Records

Thur, October 28th (8 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm ):
Chlorine Cylinder & SCBA Training
Jar Testing - Turbidity
Colilert Test
Lab Analysis - pH, Alkalinity, Flouride, Chlorine, Hardness
Threshold Odor Testing, Sample Collection, Colilert Testing
Filter Backwash, Rise and Drop Testing, Membrane Backwash, Biological Filter Backwash
Lockout - Tagout
Chemical Addition - Feeder Calibration of Day Tank, Streaming Current Monitor

Fri, October 29th (8am –  10 am):
Generator Operations, Electrical Safety
Sludge Processing, Recycling Water

Refund and Cancellation Policy: Another person may be substituted at any time for this program. Please contact us at 540-231-5182 or e-mail cpeinfo@vt.edu to request a substitution. In the unlikely event that this program is canceled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the university cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.

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