Advanced Water & Wastewater Treatment Training – Industrial & Process Water Treatment

Advanced Water & Wastewater Treatment Training

World-class industrial and process water and wastewater treatment training delivered by leading industry experts.

WTS 0100 “Advanced Water & Wastewater Treatment for Industrial & Process Applications” is an intensive five day professional water and wastewater treatment training course developed by the industrial and process water and waste water specialists at WTS.  The course is designed for water and wastewater treatment professionals including engineers, plant operators, environmental and process specialists, facilities managers, maintenance and engineering contractors, and those with responsibility for the operation and management of industrial and process water systems.

WTS 0100 provides an in-depth review over five days of many of the common water and wastewater treatment systems used in industrial and process applications, together with the issues faced by those responsible for the implementation, operation and on-going maintenance of such systems. The course includes an introduction to water chemistry and how this impacts its use, it also covers the pre-treatment of water, the treatment of boilers and steam generating plant, cooling water treatment including cooling towers, water treatment for closed system heating and cooling installations, and industrial wastewater treatment.

  • The chemistry of water.
  • Pre-treatment for industrial and process waters.
  • Boiler water treatment and steam generation.
  • Cooling water treatment, cooling towers and evaporative cooling systems.
  • Water treatment for closed system heating and cooling installations.
  • Industrial wastewater treatment.

Additionally, the course also includes a number of practical examples and workshop activities, including how to conduct basic fault-finding investigations and prepare cost effective solutions to common problems affecting industrial and process water treatment installations.

Advanced Water & Wastewater Treatment Training Course Content – WTS 0100

Our training module WTS 0100 “Advanced Water & Wastewater Treatment for Industrial & Process Applications” is delivered over five days and examines the following essential subjects to ensure candidates develop the skills and practical knowledge required to fulfil their responsibilities with confidence.

Day 1 – An Introduction to the Chemistry of Water plus Pre-Treatment for Industrial & Process Waters

  • Introduction

    An introduction to the course covering the basic chemistry of water and pre-treatment for industrial and process waters.

  • Water Sources

    Review of the common sources of water and where water is used in domestic, commercial, industrial and process environments.

  • Chemical Constituent of Water & Common Contaminants

    The chemical constituents and common contaminants of water and the issues caused by such contaminants in industrial and process applications:

    • Scale
    • Corrosion
    • Bio-fouling
    • Suspended solids
  • Water Testing & Analysis

    An introduction to water testing and analysis.

  • Water Analysis Equipment

    A review of Water analysis equipment and how it is used.

  • Water Pre-Treatment Processes

    A review of typical pre-treatment processes, how they work and selecting the most suitable options.

    • Filtration
    • Base exchange softening
    • De-alkalisation
    • De-mineralisation
    • Reverse osmosis
  • Industrial Water Softeners

    Understanding the operation of industrial water softeners, how they work and the selection process.

  • Pre-Treatment Selection

    Industrial and process applications for pre-treatment, where they can be used and how to selectthe most suitable solution.

  • Reverse Osmosis & Desalination

    A review of reverse osmosis (RO) and desalination technologies.

  • Other Membrane Technologies

    A review of other membrane technologies, membranes and fouling issues.

  • Workshop Activities

    Worked examples and practical group sessions to reinforce the theoretical work covered during day 1.

Day 2 – Boiler Water Treatment for Steam Generating Plant & Equipment

  • Introduction to Boiler Water Treatment

    Introduction to boiler water treatment for industrial steam generating plant and equipment.

  • Boiler System Design

    Understanding basic boiler system design.

  • Steam Boiler Systems

    A review of typical steam boiler systems including:

    • Shell and tube boilers
    • Water tube boilers
    • Steam generators
    • Electrode boilers
  • Controlling Boiler Corrosion

    Understanding and controlling corrosion in boilers:

    • Metallurgy
    • Process of corrosion
    • Dissolved oxygen
    • Feed tank design
    • Passivation
    • Selection of chemical corrosion inhibitors and oxygen scavengers for effective boiler treatment
  • Scale Control in Boilers

    Understanding and controlling scale in boilers:

    • Water hardness
    • Common scales and deposits
    • Effects of scale
  • Scale Prevention

    A review of the scale prevention in boiler systems:

    • Elimination
    • Precipitation
    • Modification
    • Blowdown
  • Steam Condensate Systems

    Understanding steam condensate systems and condensate corrosion issues.

  • Boiler Blowdown

    Understanding boiler blowdown.

  • Off-line Boiler Protection

    A review of techniques for off-line and idle boiler protection.

  • Boiler Inspections

    Understanding the importance and need for boiler inspections and boiler system surveys.

  • Best Practice Boiler Treatment

    A review of best practice boiler treatment and BS2486.

  • Boiler Water Chemicals

    How to select boiler water treatment chemicals for effective boiler management:

    • Pre-treatment/de-aeration
    • Oxygen scavenging
    • Conditioning
    • Boiler blowdown
    • Steam/condensate treatment and control
    • Boiler standards
  • Workshop Activities

    Worked examples and practical group sessions to reinforce the theoretical work covered in day 2.

Day 3 – Cooling Water Treatment for Cooling Towers, Evaporative & other Cooling Systems

  • Introduction to Cooling Systems

    Introduction to cooling water systems including  a review of the cooling process covering:

    • Evaporative cooling and cooling towers
    • Cooling tower operation
    • Calculating system volume
  • The Regulatory Environment

    A review of the rhe regulatory environment affecting cooling systems and the control of Legionella bacteria including:

    • Cooling system design
    • Water treatment programmes
    • Inspection and cooling tower cleaning
  • Predicting Water Quality

    A review of water characteristics and how to predict water quality in cooling systems:

    • Langelier Saturation Index (LSI)
    • Ryzner Stability Index (RSI)
  • Cooling System Corrosion

    Understanding the effects of corrosion in cooling systems, influencing factors  and ways to control corrosion:

    • Techniques to monitor corrosion
  • Scale Formation in Cooling Systems

    Understanding the effects of scale formation in cooling systems, influencing factors and ways to control scale:

    • Monitoring scale – including calcium balance
  • Suspended Solids

    Understanding the effects of the accumulation of suspended solids in cooling systems reviewing typical problems encountered, monitoring and prevention.

  • Microbial Growth in Cooling Systems

    Understanding the importance of bio-fouling and microbial growth in cooling systems including cooling towers including a review of biofilm formation, and the growth and proliferation of Pseudomonas and Legionella bacteria:

    • The use of biocides, both oxidising and non-oxidising to control biological activity
    • Other methods of controlling microbial growth
    • Monitoring bio-fouling
  • Regulatory Framework

    Understanding the regulatory framework and best practice for the management of cooling systems and cooling towers:

    • The UK’s regulatory framework, Health & Safety at Work Act, COSHH and more
    • UK Health & Safety Executive’s ACOP L8, HSG274 and more
    • Monitoring, testing and control requirements
  • Cooling Water Treatment Chemicals

    Understanding and selecting the most suitable cooling water treatment chemicals. How to develop cost effective chemical treatment programmes, essential control measures and water testing:

    • Scale
    • Suspended solids
    • Corrosion
    • Bio-fouling
  • Workshop Activities

    Worked examples and practical group sessions to reinforce the theoretical work covered in day 3.

Day 4 – Water Treatment for Closed System Heating & Cooling Installations

  • Introduction to Closed Water Systems

    Introduction to the use and application of closed systems including closed heating, chiller and closed cooling water circuits.

  • Types of Closed Water System

    A review of the different types of closed water systems commonly found in commercial, industrial and process environments including:

    • Low pressure hot water (LPHW) and low temperature hot water (LTHW) systems
    • Meduium pressure hot water (MPHW) and medium temperature hot water (MTHW) systems
    • Chilled water systems
    • Closed loops
    • Condenser water (closed) systems
    • Versatemp loop or circuit systems
  • Issues Affecting Closed Systems

    A review of the issues affecting new and existing closed systems including:

    • Metallurgy of closed systems
    • Understanding corrosion issues and the use of chemical corrosion inhibitors
    • The use and selection of appropriate water treatment chemicals for closed systems, dosing and water analysis
    • Review of the issues caused by bacteria and biofilm in closed water systems
  • Water Analysis

    Understanding water testing for closed systems and the interpretation of results.

  • Water Treatment Plan

    A review of closed system water treatment programme design, implementation and management.

  • Workshop Activities

    Worked examples and practical group sessions to reinforce the theoretical work covered in day 4.

Day 5 – Wastewater Treatment for Industrial & Process Applications

  • Introduction to Wastewater Treatment

    Introduction to industrial wastewater treatment including:

    • Review of common pollutants found in wastewater and their sources
    • Review of the regulatory environment for treatment and discharge
    • Wastewater discharge tariffs and how they are calculated
  • Application Areas

    A review of typical application areas including:

    • DAF
    • Settlement
    • Activated sludge
    • Sludge minimisation
  • Liquid :: Solid Separation

    A review of typical Liquid :: Solid separation techniques including:

    • Clarification including coagulation and flocculation
    • Settlement clarifiers
    • Primary settlement
    • Lamella separators
    • Dissolved Air Floatation (DAF)
  • Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting and how to conduct basic fault-finding when things go wrong.

  • Biological Systems

    A review of typical biological systems used in the treatment of wastewater including:

    • Aerobic and anaerobic digestion
    • Process control factors
    • Monitoring and troubleshooting biological systems
    • Activated sludge, optimising your processing costs
  • Process Design

    A review of the design and development of wastewater treatment processes.

  • Wastewater Analysis

    Understanding the importance of data collection and a review of typical analysis equipment used to test wastewater parameters including:

    • Activated sludge
    • Solids
    • MLSS, MLVSS
    • Nutrients
    • Temperature
    • pH
  • Common Wastewater Problems

    Common problems encountered during the treatment of wastewater, their causes and how to deal with them cost effectively:

    • Foaming
    • High effluent total suspended solids
    • High effluent BOD or COD
    • Loss of nitrification
    • Low effluent pH
    • Specific organic breakthrough
    • Algae
    • Other issues
  • Understanding Filtration

    A review of typical filtration techniques.

  • Types of Filter

    A review of the types of filter used in the treatment of wastewater including:

    • Granular media filters
    • Gravity/pressure filters
    • Pre-coat filters
    • Cartridge filters
  • Quality Standards

    Understanding the importance of wastewater quality and performance standards.

  • Troubleshooting

    Wastewater operations and troubleshooting including:

    • Management of sludge
    • Reducing disposal costs
  • Workshop Activities

    Worked examples and practical group sessions to reinforce the theoretical work covered in day 5.

  • Examination

    Multiple choice examination covering the course content from days 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.

  • Discussion

    Discussion and feedback.

UK & International Training Solutions

Our main UK water and waste water treatment training centres are located in central London serving the South and South East England, Manchester (North West), Birmingham (Midlands), Bristol (South East England and Wales), Leeds (North and North East) and Glasgow (Scotland), and these are supported by satellite training centres in Belfast and Newcastle. We can also deliver all our training courses, including bespoke courses at client premises throughout the UK and internationally.

Contact Water Treatment Services today to learn how our professional water and wastewater treatment training solutions can help to up-skill your staff to ensure your water and wastewater treatment systems are managed effectively. To speak with one of our water treatment experts call us on 0330 223 31 31 or simply use the button below to get our full contact details or submit our contact form.

Who would Benefit from our Advanced Water & Wastewater Treatment Training Course?

Typical candidates benefiting from WTS 0100 will be water treatment engineers, plant operators, environmental and process engineers, maintenance and engineering contractors, and those with responsibility for the operation and management of industrial water and waste water treatment systems.

What will you Learn about Treating Water & Wastewater on WTS 0100?

WTS 0100 “Advanced Water & Wastewater Treatment for Industrial & Process Applications” is an intensive course designed to give candidates a good understanding of the operation of industrial water and waste water treatment systems and relevant regulatory frameworks.

Candidates will gain a thorough understanding of the problems associated with the treatment of industrial waters and waste waters and will develop the skills to design, implement and manage cost effective treatment programmes covering:

  • Water chemistry and its impact on plant and equipment.
  • Pre-treatment for industrial and process waters.
  • Boiler water treatment.
  • Cooling water treatment.
  • Water treatment for closed-circuit heating and cooling systems.
  • Waste water treatment.

Candidates will develop the skills to perform basic water analysis tests and learn how to interpret the results so as to effectively monitor, control and manage the treatment of important water and wastewater parameters.

Additionally, candidates will develop the skills to conduct basic fault-finding and prepare cost effective solutions to common problems affecting common water and waste water treatment systems.

Pre-Qualification Requirements for WTS 0100

WTS 0100 “Advanced Water & Wastewater Treatment for Industrial & Process Applications” is an intensive course designed for professional operators with responsibility for the operation and maintenance of industrial water treatment systems. Prior knowledge and practical experience of industrial water and waste treatment issues associated with the management of steam boilers, cooling systems and closed systems is essential. We recommend a minimum of 6 months practical in-field experience before starting this course.

Additionally, familiarity with liquid, solid separation processes and experience of waste water treatment plant operation would also be of benefit.

Water Treatment Training Certificate

On successful completion candidates will receive a certificate of attainment issued by Water Treatment Services for the course “Advanced Water & Wastewater Treatment for Industrial & Process Applications” – WTS 0100.

This certificate should be retained as evidence of formal training in this subject.

How Long is the Course WTS 0100?

The duration of this course is five days. Training materials, lunch and refreshments are all included. Please note that hotel accommodation is not included although our training team can assist with local hotel reservations.

Where are the Training Courses Delivered?

Our main UK water treatment training centres are located in central London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds and Glasgow, and these are supported by satellite training centres in Belfast and Newcastle.

We can also deliver our training courses exclusively at client premises, and further afield for clients based outside the UK.

Water & Waste Water Treatment Training Delivered by Experts

Water Treatment Services offer a full range of specialist industrial water and wastewater treatment courses designed to support candidates and organisations with responsibility for the operation and management of commercial, industrial and process water and wastewater treatment systems.

Delivered by experienced water and wastewater treatment experts, our courses help candidates develop the skills and practical knowledge required to fulfil their responsibilities with confidence.

If you are interested in this advanced water and waste water treatment training course or any of our other industrial water treatment courses and would like to receive further details, including dates and venues please contact us.

Contact us now for more information about WTS 0100 or for your FREE, no obligation quote.

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Advanced Water & Wastewater Treatment Training
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Advanced Water & Wastewater Treatment Training
Provider Name
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Description
Intensive 5 day industrial water and wastewater treatment training course for professionals. covering the management of water & waste water systems in industrial and process applications.