WQM 109 Water Distribution

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Covers the purpose, selection and location of water storage facilities and the operation and maintenance of related equipment. Topics include storage facilities and capabilities, booster pumps, water mains and appurtances, joints, pipe protection and installation, valves, fittings and hydrants. Water quality standards, contaminants and degradation inspection and monitoring, system troubleshooting, surveillance, cross connections, pressure main breaks, corrosion control, disinfection and emergency planning are also covered.