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Basic Wastewater Course

January 17 to March 8, 2023 — Montpelier, VT

This eight-week course (48 TCH) will prepare attendees to take the Grades 1, 2, or 3 Domestic Wastewater certification exams, and is a great primer for those taking higher grade exams. Attendees will learn the basic concepts of wastewater treatment from collection system to final disposal of effluents and solids. The course is based on Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals 1 Liquid Treatment (2018 edition) by the Water Environment Federation. This textbook is included in the cost of registration.

The course will be taught by Elijah Lemieux, Wayne Graham, and Paula Jackson from the Vermont Rural Water Association, along with guest presenters to provide expertise on specific topics.

Students are strongly encouraged to take Basic Math and Advanced Math before attending this course. These classes will be offered by Vermont Rural Water on January 10 and 12, 2023. Register at:
Basic Math for Water and Wastewater Operators
Advanced Math for Water and Wastewater Operators

January 17, 24, 31
February 7, 14, 21, 28
March 8
8 am – 3 pm each day (with breaks)

48 TCH – Wastewater

$591.50 (includes textbook)

Montpelier Public Works Garage
783 Dog River Road, Montpelier, VT
Please park across the road at the recreation field parking lot

Register early! The maximum class size is 20.

View course flyer here.