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Essentials of Drinking Water Treatment

Upcoming Dates
  • Jun. 25-27, 2024 (D175)
    Madison, WI or Live Online
    $1,595
Clean and safe drinking water is one of the most important assets in any city or community. This course will provide you with a good working knowledge of current water regulations, technical principles, recent technology developments, and case study examples so you can improve your organization’s water treatment facilities, operations, and future projects.
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RA01015

Soil Engineering for Non-Soils Engineers and Technicians

Upcoming Dates
  • Sep. 4-5, 2024 (D375)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,195
Learn how and when to select soil tests, interpret investigation and specifications, and apply sound soil principles into your projects. Through practice-based examples, you'll understand the three main engineering properties of soil strength, settlement, and permeability. In addition, you'll learn applied soil compaction, soil improvement techniques and the use of geosynthetics in earthworks. Upon completion of this course, you will have information directly applicable to your workplace and be prepared to continue on your own with further study of soil and ground engineering.
Customizable
RA00334

The Role of Microorganisms in Wastewater Treatment

Upcoming Dates
  • Sep. 10-12, 2024 (D335)
    Madison, WI or Live Online
    $1,495
Wastewater treatment plants depend heavily on the work of microorganisms. This course will help you understand and manage biological processes and improve your wastewater treatment projects and facilities. You will also learn how to use microscopes to monitor and improve wastewater treatment operation, with hands-on practice with microscopes.
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RA01533

Wastewater Treatment Processes and Technologies

Upcoming Dates
  • Sep. 24-26, 2024 (D343)
    Madison, WI or Live Online
    $1,495
Well-designed and operated wastewater treatment facilities are essential for the protection of public health and the environment in every city and community. Learn the key processes, latest technologies, and current regulations to help you design, manage and improve your current and future wastewater facilities and projects.
Customizable
RA01043

ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Course and Exam

Upcoming Dates
  • Oct. 21-25, 2024 (D379)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,595
  • Mar. 3-7, 2025 (D386)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,595
Earn the ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester certification by completing the ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Course and Exam. The ASSE Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester certification meets Minnesota and Michigan backflow prevention tester certification requirements. You must have five years of experience in plumbing or a related industry to take the exam.
Customizable
Discipline: Mechanical
RA01409

Cross-Connection Control and Backflow Prevention

Upcoming Dates
  • Oct. 21-25, 2024 (D378)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,295
  • Mar. 3-7, 2025 (D384)
    Face-to-Face Madison, WI
    $1,295
This course provides practical training through hands-on sessions that will teach you how to test backflow prevention assemblies and identify and resolve problems with backflow prevention assemblies. Backflow theory; selection of backflow prevention methods, devices and assemblies for specific applications; and state and local agency rules and regulations will also be discussed. Participation in this course and successful completion of the hands-on and written examinations fulfill the training requirements for registration as a Cross-Connection Control Tester in Wisconsin and for certification in several other states.
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RA00447
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