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2021, 9-09-21 Basic Treatment, Chelmsford-PM
Chelmsford Water District
20 Watershed Ln
Chelmsford, MA 01824
(978) 256-2931

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Thursday, September 09, 2021, 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Category: Treatment Courses


**In-person Evening Course**

Concepts and Practices of Basic Drinking Water Treatment

For Grade T2

Thursdays, September 9 – December 16, 2021 4:30PM - 8:00PM

(NO class on 9/23, 11/11 and 11/25)

This is a 12-week state-approved course that is being taught live in-person at the Chelmsford Water District. The course is designed to provide students with the general concepts of drinking water treatment processes . Taking and passing this course is a prerequisite for taking the Massachusetts Grade 2 Drinking Water Operator Treatment License Exam.

Participants will meet for 3 ½ hours each week to learn the following concepts: source water protection & management, hydrology, basic math and chemistry, regulations, water sampling & analysis, hydraulics, treatment processes, equipment operation and maintenance, safety, and administrative duties. (Note: basic math knowledge is required for this course. Individuals not comfortable with math concepts should consider taking a math course before taking this course.)

Upon successful completion of this course a “Certificate of Completion” will be issued along with a Certificate for up to 37 Training Contact Hours (TCH). Successful completion requires achieving a total course score of 70 points through a combination of attendance (must attend minimum of 10 classes), weekly written homework assignments, midterm exam and final exam. (Note: Certificates will only be issued when full payment has been received).

Starting Date:  Thursday,  September 9, 2021

Time:  4:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Location:  Chelmsford Water District

Instructor: Andrew Reid

TCHs: 37

Cost: $829
(not including textbooks = $90/ea. and delivery fee = $20)


  • You will receive a confirmation email approximately one week before the course to confirm your registration and give you instructions for the class


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COVID Protocols:

Participation in this course constitutes an agreement to follow any COVID protocols that may be in place during this training. Phone numbers for each attendee will be required for contract tracing. Note that COVID-19 is a highly contagious disease that comes with the risk of severe illness and death, and there is always the inherent risk of exposure when in public spaces. Full information on COVID-19, can be found on the Centers for Disease Control’s website. Participants in this training assume all risks related to the exposure to COVID-19.

Photograph/Video Release Agreement:
Participation in this course constitutes an agreement by the attendee to allow the Massachusetts Water Works Association (MWWA) to use and distribute the participant’s image in any MWWA-related publication or social media site.