On-Site Training

  • 4 Full-Day Workshops!

  • Learn how to diagnose, trouble-shoot, and optimize treatment system operations!

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Wastewater Microbiology & Process Control


Participants 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 Operators


Participants 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 Bacteria


Participants 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 Processes


Participants 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...

        Expert instruction

         One-on-one guidance

         Hands-on experience

         Operator Certification credit hours

Who should take this course?

         Wastewater professionals 

         Laboratory personnel

         Consulting Engineers

What to bring...

         Microscope not required (strongly                     recommended)

        Your copy of the lab manual 

         purchase here

        Pipettes, stains, slides will be 

         provided for you

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