Wastewater Laboratory

Provides participants with crucial information specific to the production of reliable data linked to the validity of analytical laboratory and field information gathered during departmental wastewater pollution control activities. The course familiarizes participants with standard wastewater test procedures conducted in a laboratory, such as dissolved oxygen, pH, biochemical oxygen demand, total suspended solids, ammonia nitrogen, and chlorine residuals. Participants will also learn to record and report results of each analysis required by the state and federal agencies for wastewater analysis. In addition, participants will learn about various types of laboratory equipment and safety concerns associated with a wastewater lab.