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4 Full-Day Workshops!
Learn how to diagnose, trouble-shoot, and optimize treatment system operations!
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Wastewater Microbiology & Process ControlParticipants will learn: The role of bacteria, protozoa and metazoa in the treatment process The conditions that allow these organisms the do their best work of removing nutrients from the wastewater How to anticipate potential treatment system upsets How to troubleshoot, identify, and correct existing treatment system problems
A Wastewater Microbiology Monitoring Program for OperatorsParticipants will learn: How to develop a wastewater microbiology laboratory program How to incorporate the best tools, techniques, and standard operating procedures for everyday monitoring Unit will include hands-on activities such as: Using a microscope Preparing slides Practicing staining techniques
Identification and Control of Filamentous BacteriaParticipants will learn: Toni's simple method for identifying filamentous bacteria How to determine the conditions that favor their growth Methods for controlling and eliminating bulking and foaming caused by these microorganisms Unit will include hands-on activities such as: Using a microscope Preparing slides Practicing staining techniques
Microbiological Monitoring of Biological Nutrient Removal ProcessesParticipants will learn: Treatment system conditions that favor the growth of phosphorus accumulating microorganisms (PAOs) and glycogen accumulating microorganisms (GAOs) How to effectively identify and quantify PAOs and GAOs Microbiological methods for monitoring biological phosphorus removal processes Unit will include hands-on activities such as: Using a microscope Preparing slides Practicing staining techniques
What you will get...
Operator Certification credit hours
Who should take this course?
What to bring...
Microscope not required (strongly recommended)
Your copy of the lab manual
Pipettes, stains, slides will be
provided for you
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