This course provides an introduction to the Clean Water Act (CWA) and the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES), to include the NPDES permit types for storm water, industrial wastewater, domestic wastewater, and pre-treatment. Case studies and class activities will be used to provide opportunities for participants to utilize knowledge gained during the course. The course will facilitate student's ability to attain and maintain compliance with applicable water and wastewater regulations, and to better understand how those regulations impact their organization.
Learn about the key water and wastewater program elements listed below:
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- History of EPA water laws
- Major EPA Water & Wastewater Regulations
- Safe Drinking Water Act
- Clean Water Act
- Oil Pollution Act
- Characteristics of Water
- National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NDPES)
- Types of permits:
- Wastewater Permits
- Pretreatment Permit
- Storm Water Permit
- Land Application Permit
- Drinking Water Infrastructure Permit
- Benefits of applying pollution prevention to water programs
- Methods to comply with the requirements
- Common violations of the Clean Water Act
To access our online courses, you will need a computer with high-speed internet access, and the Microsoft Teams app. I also suggesting having a microphone so that you can talk directly with the instructor and your fellow students.
The week before class begins, you will receive instructions on where to go to download the Microsoft Teams App, how to access the online classroom, and your invitation to the classroom.
For an overview of Teams, please take a few minutes to watch Getting Started with Microsoft Teams.
Please take some time to log into the classroom before the day of class to test your connection and get your login information set up.
If you have any questions please contact us by phone at 817.272.2581 or by email at for assistance.