CE-070 An Introduction to Primary Wastewater Treatment: 2 PDH
Description of the An Introduction to Primary Wastewater Treatment course
The An Introduction to Primary Wastewater Treatment online PDH course is a part of the Civil Engineering category of courses. Wastewater treatment is usually characterized as consisting of four sequential processes: preliminary, primary, secondary and tertiary treatment. This course will introduce you to processes and equipment for primary treatment of wastewater. You will be introduced to descriptions, functions and design considerations for sedimentation tanks and clarifiers, chemical precipitation, and Imhoff tanks. You will learn how the primary treatment processes works together with the preliminary, secondary, tertiary and sludge handling processes to form a complete wastewater treatment plant.
This course will give civil and environmental engineers, technicians and construction professionals an introduction to the processes, equipment and design considerations for primary treatment of wastewater.
This course is intended for civil and environmental engineers, technicians and construction professionals wanting an introduction to the processes, equipment and design considerations for the second phase of wastewater treatment primary treatment.
At the end of the course, you will:
- Learn the function of primary sedimentation.
- Learn about sedimentation tank design parameters.
- Learn about detention time for sedimentation tanks and clarifiers.
- Learn weir loading rates for sedimentation tanks.
- Learn about sludge and scum collection for rectangular and circular sedimentation tanks.
- Learn how to calculate sedimentation tank size.
- Learn about chemical precipitation using aluminum and iron salts, lime, and polyelectrolytes.
- Learn how to calculate sludge production using chemical addition in primary sedimentation.
- Learn the functions and features of Imhoff tanks.
- Learn typical characteristics of domestic sewage sludge.
Refunds and Cancellation Policies
The course is accepted by the Professional Engineering boards in states listed on this page. In an unlikely case the course is not accepted by the board listed on this page, we will refund the full payment and will pay for you to take another course of equivalent monetary and PDH / CEU value. For complete list of courses related to Civil Engineering category of courses please click here.
Length of the Course / Activity
This course is intended to be studied at self-pace and it should take on average of 2 hour to read and be able to comprehend the material to successfully past the online quiz.
To receive the certificate of completion for the above 2 PDH online course, you will need to take a 15-question multiple choice quiz based on the reference material supplied and pass with minimum score of 70%. There is no time limit for the quiz and it can be taken multiple times until a passing score of 70% is achieved.
Certificate of Completion
Once you achieve a passing score of 70% on the quiz you will receive and be able to print your Certificate of Completion as a record of your continuing education. PDH Star will keep a record of your certificate for the duration as required by your state of licensure. You will be able to log on to your account and view and print your past Certificate of Completion.
This course is accepted in all states mandating continuing education:
AK, AL, AR, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WI, WV, and WY
For detailed state by state requirements click here.
Do you need help choosing the right course or package for you? Please give us a call or send us an email and we will be happy to provide guidance on which courses are most relevant for you and create a customary course package.
- Lectures 1
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 5
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self
CE-070 An Introduction to Primary Wastewater Treatment