ENV 115 Water Purification

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Revised Spring 2014



VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE


PO Box 14007


Roanoke, VA 24038


(540)
-
857
-
7273



ENV 115

Water Purification


COURSE OUTLINE


Prerequisites:



ENV 110 and ENV 148 or departmental approval.


Course Description
:


Explores principles of water purification including secretion, sedimentation, rapid sand filtration,
chlorination, treatment, and prevention of disease. Studies fundamentals of bacteriology,
mycology, and parasitology, emphasizing their relationships to co
mmunity health. Includes soil,
water, wastewater, and industrial microbiology.


This course is intended to prepare current water works operators and operators in
training for Class IV or higher certification.





Semester Credits:
3
Lecture Hours:
2
hours
Lab/Recitation Hours:
2 Hours



Revised Spring 2014



VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE


PO Box 14007


Roanoke, VA 24038


(540)
-
857
-
7273



ENV 115

Water Purification


Course
Outcomes
:


At the completion of this course, the student should be able to:
Students will
demonstrate competency in testing, evaluation and control processes used in water
works operations. Examples include: minimum allowable pressure (psi)
in a public water
supply; safe

handling of hazardous chemicals
; SCADA applications; and tes
t processes
for Total Coliforms and E. coli
.

Revised Spring 2014



VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE


PO Box 14007


Roanoke, VA 24038


(540)
-
857
-
7273



ENV 115

Water Purification


Required Materials:


Students should provide their own stapler and pencil sharpener as these items are not
provided in the classrooms, and students should not appear in the division
office to use
these items. Students are expected to obtain their own books, supplies and consumable
materials needed in their studies


Textbook:


Water Treatment Plant Operation, Volume

II, 5th edition or newer;

ISBN
9781593710361; Sacramento State Univer
sity (CSUS)



The following supplementary materials are available:

None

























Revised Spring 2014



VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE


PO Box 14007


Roanoke, VA 24038


(540)
-
857
-
7273



ENV 115

Water Purification


Topical Description
:

(Outline chapters

and
sections

to be

covered in the book)

Week

Instructor

Subject

Resource

1


Jamie Morris

Coagulation and Flocculation

Vol 1
, Chapter 4

2


Jamie Morris

Sedimentation

Vol 1
, Chapter 5

3


Jamie Morris

Filtration

Vol 1
, Chapter 6

4


Jamie Morris

Disinfection

Vol 1
, Chapter 7

5


Jerry Higgins

Corrosion Control

Vol 1
, Chapter 8

6


Jerry Higgins

Taste and Odor Control

Vol 1
, Chapter 9

7


Jerry Higgins

Iron and Manganese Control

Vol 2
, Chapter 12


Spring Break/Make
-
Up Classes

8


Jerry Higgins

Fluoridation and Softening

Vol 2
, Chapters 13 and 14

9


Jerry Higgins

Midterm Exam


11


Jerry Higgins

Water Distribution System,
DDP

VA Tech/VDH Disinfection
Bi
-
products Course

11


Jerry Higgins

Demineralization

Vol 2
, Chapter 16

12


Jerry Higgins

Handling and Disposal of
Process Wastes

Vol 2
, Chapter 17

13


Jamie Morris

Maintenance and
Instrumentation

Vol 2
, Chapters18 and 19

14


Jamie Morris

Advanced Laboratory
Procedures (at Spring Hollow)

Vol 2
, Chapter 21

15


Jamie Morris

Administration

Vol 2
, Chapter 23

16


Jamie Morris

Final Exam



Revised Spring 2014



VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE


PO Box 14007


Roanoke, VA 24038


(540)
-
857
-
7273



ENV 115

Water Purification


Infield Training Program:


The
Infield Trainin
g Program provides
opportunities to observe and participate in four routine water
treatment plant operator ac
tivities and tests the student’s
initiative and reporting skills. The Infield
Training program counts as 20 percent
of course
grade
. To receive credit, the student must participate
in a program and p
repare and submit to the course faculty
a written report of each program. Each
report must include the date and time of your program participation, the specific report requirements
for

t
hat program
, and must be signed by the Operator. To receive full credit for the Infield Training
Program, students must participate in all four programs.


Programs must be scheduled at least one week in advance. Only two dates will be assigned for each
program. The student is responsible for contacting and scheduling each program and for transportation
to the plant site, for checking in with the receptionist, and for meeting with the Operator. Programs 1
and 4 are located at the Western Virginia Water
Authority Carvins Cove water plant
on Hollins Road in
Roanoke and are offered only on Monday a
nd Wednesday
.
Programs 2 and 3 are located at the
Blacksburg
-
Christiansburg
-
VPI Water Authority water plant

on Peppers Ferry Road in Radford

and
are
offered only

on Tuesday, Wednes
day and Thursday
.





Notes to Instructors


1.

Field Trip Release Forms

a.

Faculty must file a Field Trip Authorization and student Assumption of Risk Forms
prior to the trip
.

b.

The Assumption of Risk forms, Field Trip Authorization, and a fac
ulty checklist are
available in
at the following link

-

http://virginiawestern.edu/facstaff/courseresources.php#fieldtrips
. Failure to submit
documents may result in job termination. (See
Faculty Handbook
)