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Corrosion Control and Polymers (March 17)

March 17, 2023
9:00 am – 12:30 pm

The first part of this class will focus on distribution system corrosion and methods to combat it. Topics covered include: what is corrosion and what causes it, why some waters are more corrosive than others, problems corrosion causes, lead/copper rules, and using phosphates and pH adjustment to combat corrosion.

In the second part, we will look at polymer use for solids separations, including: what is polymer and how does it work, storage and handling, mixing and using polymer, how to make adjustments, and spill clean-up.

3 TCH – Water & Wastewater

Member: $21
Non-member: $42

Hybrid — Essex or Zoom
This class will be offered simultaneously in-person and over Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed the day before class. (If you do not receive the link, first check your spam folder, then email kboyk@vtruralwater.org before the class start time.)

The in-person location is Vermont Rural Water's office:
20 Susie Wilson Rd, Suite B
Essex Junction, VT 05452
Please park in lower lot, behind building. Handicap parking is available in upper lot by entrance.

Matt Guerino, VRWA

Ryan Peebles, Clean Waters Inc.