Operator Basics: Wastewater Lagoon Systems

Location: Online: Self-Paced
Cost:  $0.00

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This class is an introduction to wastewater treatment processes. It introduces students to the terms used to evaluate water quality and the rationale behind the parameters used to evaluate water quality as related to wastewater. Also included will be the processes utilized by wastewater treatment facilities to treat wastewater to meet discharge permit standards. The course will require familiarizing yourself with the wastewater system at which you are working and part will be an introduction to the measurement of water quality parameters as related to wastewater.
Fee:  $0.00

Online: Self-Paced

This online class is self-paced. You will receive an automated email from MSU Outreach with login instructions for the Brightspace (D2L) learning management system within one business day. If you do not receive an email within one business day, please contact outreachadmin@montana.edu

The primary audience is small systems water operators, yet information on water systems and groundwater can benefit a wide variety of professionals, such as local and state level policy makers and planners, educators, construction managers, landowners, natural resource managers, real estate professionals and others.

Individuals may take a 50-point final quiz and attain a certificate of completion for this course. A score of 70% must be achieved to earn the certificate. We cannot guarantee that the certificate will be accepted for continuing education credits (CEUs). However, we are able to vouch for the content, accuracy and relevance of these resources should individuals desire to apply for CEUs, in their own state, using these resources. We strongly recommend investigating this potential with your state's certifying organization before beginning this program.

Individuals who complete the course can also obtain a digital badge. You can find more information about badges on the ATO Digital Badge page. To see all of the badges that Academic Technology and Outreach (ATO) has to offer, visit the MSU-ATO page at Credly.

Upon satisfactory completion of this course, students will be issued a digital badge.

Learn more about Digital Badges at Montana State University.