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Water Storage

Course Outline

This online course provides design criteria for water storage requirements. The contents include a typical design analysis for tanks and reservoirs, and provide guidance on the procedures to be followed in selecting sites for such storage works. The course materials are based entirely on the Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC 3-230-09A) of the U.S. Department of Defense: Water Supply, Water Storage. 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 design criteria for water storage requirements. You are required to study the following Technical Manual of Joint Departments of the Army and Air Force USA:

UFC 3-230-09A Water Supply: Water Storage
(22 pages, PDF file format, 320 KB).

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?
Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
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.