Disinfection for Operators

  • 29 Nov 2016
  • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Calgary, AB
  • 17


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As our ability to detect contaminants and track the origins of illness improves, our requirements for robust and reliable disinfection methods increase. This course provides an understanding of the issues related to disinfection that are highly relevant for individuals who manage or operate wastewater treatment systems that include disinfection processes. Drinking water treatment Operators will also find this course very informative.

Participants will obtain an overall understanding of the requirements for disinfection and be provided with an overview of common methods of disinfection including their applications. Attendees will also learn about UV disinfection design standards, operation, monitoring and maintenance requirements and understand common UV operational challenges.

Instructional Topics:

  • Disinfection requirements
  • Common methods of disinfection
  • Operation and monitoring of UV systems
  • Resolving Operational Challenges

Instructor: Sterling Mitchell

Sterling Mitchell is an Operator with 30 years' experience in the water/wastewater treatment industry. He attended the first year of the Water Wastewater Technician Program in Stony Plain at the Westerra Campus. Sterling currently operates the water and the wastewater treatment plants at the Elinor Lake Resort, outside Lac La Biche, AB. He has maintained his certification at a Level II for reasons of practicality, as most of his work is with smaller towns and first nations. Over his career, Sterling has watched UV go from a "not sure how or why it works" status, to being the standard practice in water and wastewater treatment.

CEUs: 0.6

Course Location:  Bonnybrook Wastewater Treatment Plant, Administration Boardroom

4302 - 15 Street, Calgary, AB. 

Map to course location:  Bonnybrook WWTP.pdf  

Ⓒ Edmonton Waste Management Centre of Excellence

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