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Water Treatment

Course Outline

This online course presents information on water quality standards and design criteria for water treatment processes. The contents cover criteria to be followed in determining the necessity for and the extent of treatment, and procedures applicable to the planning of water treatment projects. The course materials are based entirely on the Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC 3-230-08A) of the U.S. Department of Defense: Water Supply, Water Treatment. This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the student will:

Course Content

The purpose of this course is to provide guidance for selecting water sources and for developing suitable sources of supply from ground or surface sources. You are required to study the following Technical Manual of Joint Departments of the Army and Air Force USA:

UFC 3-230-08A Water Supply: Water Treatment
(73 pages, PDF file format, 1.5 MB).

Please click on the above underlined hypertext to view, save or print the document for your study.

Related Links

For additional technical information related to this subject, please visit the following websites or web pages:

American Water Works Association (AWWA)
US EPA: Where Does My Drinking Water Come From?
Water and Wastewater.Com

Once you finish studying the above course content you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.

Take a Quiz

DISCLAIMER: The materials contained in the online course are not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of or any other person/organization named herein. The materials are for general information only. They are not a substitute for competent professional advice. Application of this information to a specific project should be reviewed by a registered professional engineer. Anyone making use of the information set forth herein does so at their own risk and assumes any and all resulting liability arising therefrom.