Small Water Systems

01/05/2018 – 02/05/2018 all-day
Douglas College
700 Royal Ave
New Westminster, BC V3M 5Z5
$649- Non Member
Cayley Coulbourn

Small Water Systems

Course Overview

This two-day course introduces students to the fundamentals of small water systems operations and maintenance, and what operators need to know to ensure that their systems complies with legislation and protect public health.

You should take this course if you:

  • Operate and maintain water systems that serve a population of less than 500.
  • Are preparing to write the EOCP certification exam for small water systems.

Learning Objectives

After completing the Small Water Systems course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the factors that impact water quality, the legislation that governs water quality and supply, and how to monitor and report on your water system to protect public health.
  • Understand common water treatment methods, including filtration, and the safe use of chlorine, ozone and UV for disinfection.
  • Understand how water distribution systems function, including the materials and equipment, repair and maintenance procedures, and safety.

Certification Information


This course provides:

  • 1.2 core CEUs for small water systems and water treatment (SWS & WT) EOCP certifications.
  • Related CEUs for small wastewater systems, wastewater collection, wastewater treatment and water distribution (SWWS, WWC, WWT & WD) EOCP certifications.

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