This course is designed to assist water distribution personnel in preparing to write the certification exam for Water Distribution Class I – II. This course has been created around the Need-to-Know guide for water distribution in order to meet MOE standards and expectations.
Essential for fighting fires, hydrants are also access points to our distribution systems, and are important tools for maintaining water quality. This course explores hydrant design, safe operation, maintenance, and flow evaluation. Operators will have an opportunity to disassemble and overhaul several types of hydrants. Also curious about colour coding and Fire Code requirements? Here’s the course!
This course explores the underground world of main breaks, pipes, valves, repair clamps, locating equipment and techniques, and of course, how to get to those components safely. That means trenching and worksite safety, traffic control plans, and working with pressurized systems. Then it’s time to figure out how to get the repairs disinfected, sampled and back in service—all to MOE and AWWA standards. A key course for all operators.
If you’re a certified Level 1 operator or above, then this course is a great opportunity to explore in detail, the different types of disinfectants commonly used in North America, their strengths and weakness, operational challenges, and safe use practices. In addition, time is spent reviewing “The Procedure for Disinfection of Drinking Water in Ontario”, which offers up a wealth of information on how to achieve proper disinfection.
This course is designed for those who have completed your Entry Level Operator course, gained valuable operating experience and have your Level One operator certification. This offering will broaden your skills to take on that next water treatment challenge
This advanced course covers public health, legislation, water characteristics, disinfection (all types), treatment, and troubleshooting in greater depth and complexity.
This course examines all aspects of distribution system operation, and its multitude of components including aging pipe, valves, water towers, hydrants, booster pumps, water hammer, dead ends, rechlorination stations, pressure zones, air reliefs, beam breaks, repair saddles, biofilm, tuberculations, swabs, backflow, corrosion,