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PUBW 1114 - Water Operator 1

Public Works Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

The course provides basic knowledge of water distribution practices and focuses on the practical aspects of water system planning, construction, operation and maintenance. The course includes water disinfection, safety, backflow control systems and record management. This course is designed to assist candidates wishing to write the Environmental Operators Certification Program (EOCP) Level 1 exam. EOCP examination time and fee information will be made available to all qualified students.

Prerequisite(s)

PUBW 1001* (* may be taken concurrently)

Credits

3.0

Cost

$792.43

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 47307

Thu Jan 11 - Thu Mar 29 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Mar 29 Thu 18:30 - 21:30 BBY SW05 Rm. 1840

Instructor

Ken Zeleschuk

Course Outline

Cost

$792.43

Notes

  1. Pre-requisite: PUBW 1001 or PUBW 1002. May be taken concurrently.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe a water distribution system and identify all of its components.
  • Develop safe working procedures and work place safety compliance.
  • Describe system hydraulics, types of storage facilities and construction methods.
  • Use nomographs to calculate friction losses through valve, pumps and pipes.
  • Safely handle and use various chemicals to disinfect water.

Effective as of Fall 2010

Related Programs

PUBW 1114 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Public Works Supervision
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Pump Maintenance
    Part-time   Statement of Completion
  3. Water Distribution
    Part-time   Statement of Completion

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Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance: A Field Study Training Program
Author Not Available
Publisher Amer Water Works Assn
Copyright 2012
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-1-59371-061-3
Price $87.50
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