Michigan Water Environment Association

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Event Name:Purpose and Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment
Event Type(s):Training/Seminars
Description:Purpose and Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment: This course appropriately begins with the water cycle. It is an overview of the wastewater treatment process, beginning to end. This gives the individual the concepts of the entirety and impact of the work done in treatment plants. This class will be excellent for those new to the profession and those who have had a limited scope of job duties. This will be a unique opportunity of great value to persons providing products and services in the wastewater industry.

Topics Covered
  • Why We Treat Wastewater
  • Sources of Wastewater
  • Mechanical Equipment
  • Collection Systems
  • Treatment Plant
  • Effluent Disposal
  • Basics of Laboratory Analysis
  • Health and Safety
  • Emerging Issues
Event Date:10/27/2020
Event Time:7:45 AM - 3:00 PM Eastern
Location:MWEA Lansing Office (OR via Zoom)
5815 Executive Drive
Lansing, MI 48911

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Contact Person:Denise Epling
(phone: 5176417377)
Details:Purpose and Fundamentals of Wastewater Treatment
Cost: $140 (member-rate)
Registration: 7:45 am
Class Starts: 8:00 am
Class Ends: 3:00 pm

CEC Info:
MDEQ CECs: 0.5 WW Technical
Course Code: 2424
All of our Fall Basic Training classes are offered in a hybrid format - with some space available to join the instructor in-person at the MWEA Office in Lansing, or to join online through the Zoom platform. Based on the current executive orders, we will be able to have up to 8 in person attendees for all classes with the exception of the maintenance classes.  Once the spots are full for the in-person option, the default option will be virtual through Zoom.  Please note, the in-person class size can change anytime during COVID 19.

COVID 19: Please note that the dates are subject to change. We will give you as much notice as possible, if this happens.
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