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Wastewater Lagoons and Ponds

After participating in this course you will be able to do the following:

  • Understand physical, chemical, and biological factors that influence the efficiency of lagoons
  • Assess design considerations for lagoons
  • Develop practical solutions to common wastewater issues

Description:
Lagoons are used as a stand-alone technology for the treatment of domestic effluents, particularly in small and medium communities. Due to the simplicity of lagoons compared to activated sludge processes, lagoon operation relies on the basics of good design, proper operation, and maintenance.
This course covers the physical, chemical, and biological factors of lagoon efficiency; design considerations; operation and maintenance considerations; and, methods that help in upgrading lagoon effluents. You will also learn how lagoons can be used as polishing steps for removing nutrients such as phosphorus.

Course Outline:

  • Applications and Limitations of Lagoons
  • Processes Occurring in a Wastewater Lagoon Flow patterns
  • Lagoon Types, Design, and Performance
  • Monitoring Lagoons
  • De-sludging Lagoons
  • Optimizing for Improved Effluent Quality
  • Operational and to Reduce Costs
  • Emerging Trends and Technology Needs

Who Should Attend:
Plant Managers • Environmental Engineers in Private Sector Development Projects • Manufacturing Plants • Processing Plants • Municipal Engineers • Biologists • Chemists • Other Environmental Scientists • Consultants • Geologists • Regulatory Personnel • Compliance Officers

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  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.

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