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
This is an Online Simulcast Course.
There are no live meetings. You will see and hear the instructor and be able to chat with the instructor as well as your classmates. Class will start and end at the time indicated as if you were taking a live class. After you register for the class you will receive information as to how to access the class within 48 hours prior to the start of the class.
Prior to the start of the class it is recommended that you follow the steps below to ensure that your computer has run through the proper diagnostics for the class.
If you enroll 48 business hours or less before the start of class, we will send you a link to a PDF copy of the materials to use until your participant package arrives in the mail.
Test your Connection a week or two prior to the start of the class as well as the day of class.
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