General principles of water hydraulics and how they relate to the operation of water distribution systems, wastewater collection systems, and water and wastewater treatment facilities. Topics include mass, density, displacement, flow, velocity, pressure, Bernoulli's theorem, friction loss, minor head loss, and flow measurement. 3.0 Credits.
Meets WA Department of Health Relevancy Criteria for Waterworks Operator Professional Growth. Meets WA Department of Ecology Criteria for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and will earn Wastewater CEU.
REQUIRED TEXTBOOK FOR WTECH 181 COURSE:
- "Basic Science Concepts & Applications". Fourth Edition. Denver, Colorado: American Water Works Association, 2010. (ISBN 9781583217788).
Textbook may be purchased through GRCC Bookstore.
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