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Contamination Explorer: Technical Assistance for Small Water Systems
Montana Water Center

This 2.5-hour course covers subjects such as line replacement, pathogens, storm water runoff, arsenic and biofilms. Special animated activities help the learner understand contamination processes and possible treatment methods. Case studies present expert analysis of major water contamination events. Video segments, printable charts and tables are also included.

DWCDTR24DL/Zip File Download 512MB (2007)

Note that this file is large and we recommend downloading with broadband internet service. Also note that this product may not save your work if you have Windows 7 as your operating system. Using Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Mac OS X will allow you to document progress.

Price: $0.00
 
Directory of Drinking Water Training Materials
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This report contains abstracts and ordering information for drinking water training documents developed since July 1992.

DWBKTR12DL/Book: 84 pp. (1995)

Price: $0.00


 
EPA's Interactive Sampling Guide for Drinking Water System Operators
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office Of Water

This download provides timely information about water sampling for system operators. Included is a sampling guide where several general sampling procedures are described, case studies covering a variety of different types of contamination from real small water systems, a 'rule wizard' that enables you to determine the federal monitoring requirements as they relate to your system's size, water source and treatment, and a listing of contaminants based on the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations. This list can also be printed.

DWCDTR26DL/Multiple zip file: 0 pp. (2006)

Note: This is a Windows Only download.

Price: $0.00
 
EPA's Interactive Sampling Guide for Drinking Water System Operators (Spanish)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This download provides timely information about water sampling for system operators. Included is a sampling guide where several general sampling procedures are described, case studies covering a variety of different types of contamination from real small water systems, a 'rule wizard' that enables you to determine the federal monitoring requirements as they relate to your system's size, water source and treatment, and a listing of contaminants based on the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations. This list can also be printed.

DWCDTR28DL/Multiple Zip Files 510.2 MB: 0 pp. (2006)

Price: $0.00


 
Methods for Assessing Small Water System Capability: A Review of Current Techniques and Approaches
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water

This manual helps state officials understand and apply available methods for assessing water system capacity. It addresses small system capacity, provides examples of assessment methods, and explains system-level assessments for existing systems.

DWBLTR13DL/Booklet: 53 pp. (1996)

Price: $0.00
 
Microbial Risk Assessment Tool
Montana Water Center

Operators and managers can learn to identify potential microbial risks in their water systems using this interactive product. Features include a tutorial in Microsoft Excel, a survey to inventory small system components and potential areas of contamination risk, and guidance materials and a ranking tool to complete the survey accurately and efficiently.

DWCDTR21DL/Zip File Download 205MB (2005)

Note that this file is large and we recommend downloading with broadband internet service. Also note that this product may not save your work if you have Windows 7 as your operating system. Using Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Mac OS X will allow you to document progress.

Price: $0.00


 
Ohio EPA—Developing A Drinking Water Source Protection Plan
Montana Water Center

This interactive training tool was created to simplify the process of developing a drinking water source protection plan for small public drinking water systems in Ohio. The cd uses activities, flash cards and glossary games, video clips, and resources for those who want to go beyond the basics.

DWCDOM70DL/Multiple Zip Files 481.2 MB: 0 pp. (0)

Mac users after downloading file, begin by clicking on ohswp_mac

Price: $0.00
 
Operator Basics Training Series 2005
Montana Water Center

This interactive product contains two water courses (about 12 hours in duration) and a short "Water Exploration" showcase to prepare operators of small drinking water systems for certification. Practice math and exam questions, glossary games, and useful contact links round out this popular training tool. This product also contains one wastewater lagoons training course of about eight hours in duration. Certified operators may use these courses to meet continuing education requirements if approved in their state.

DWCDTR18DL/Zip File Download 601MB (2005)

Note that this file is large and we recommend downloading with broadband internet service. Also note that this product may not save your work if you have Windows 7 as your operating system. Using Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Mac OS X will allow you to document progress.

Price: $0.00


 
Point-Of-Use Reverse Osmosis
Montana Water Center

This interactive training tool helps engineers bring small water systems into compliance with arsenic regulations. The product features activities and cost calculators to illustrate POU-RO concepts, glossary flash cards to increase familiarity with terminology, logbook records to document completed work, and unit quizzes test what you've learned.

DWCDTR20DL/Zip File Download 23MB (2004)

Note that this product may not save your work if you have Windows 7 as your operating system. Using Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Mac OS X will allow you to document progress.

Price: $0.00
 
Sanitary Survey Fundamentals Prep Course
Montana Water Center

This fun, interactive training course is targeted toward field staff responsible for inspecting and evaluating small water systems for sanitary risks and compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act. Sections of the product cover organizing the sanitary survey, regulations, water sources, water supply pumps and pumping, storage facilities, treatment processes, distribution systems, cross-connections, monitoring and lab testing, and utility management.

DWCDTR19DL/Zip File Download 238MB (2003)

Note that this file is large and we recommend downloading with broadband internet service. Also note that this product may not save your work if you have Windows 7 as your operating system. Using Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Mac OS X will allow you to document progress.

Price: $0.00


 
Saving Water & Energy in small water systems
Montana Water Center

This product is comprised of 45 minute presentations on: 1) Customer water conservation programs; 2) Water accounting; 3) energy management; and 4) application of alternative energy sources at small systems. Each presentation covers the basics attributes of the topic, steps a system can take, how to measure success, pertinent laws and regulations, case histories and further resources.

DWCDTR29DL/Zip File Download 557MB (2010)

Note that this file is large and we recommend downloading with broadband internet service.

Price: $0.00
 
Small Utility Board Training
Montana Water Center

This product is specifically designed to educate new members of a small utility board. Containing over three hours of total training time, videos of typical board meetings, emergency situations and water system procedures are included. Printable manuals are provided. The basic principles of public water system regulation such as operation, planning, budgeting and communication are covered.

DWCDTR23DL/Zip File Download 507MB (2007)

Note that this file is large and we recommend downloading with broadband internet service. Also note that this product may not save your work if you have Windows 7 as your operating system. Using Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Mac OS X will allow you to document progress.

Price: $0.00


 
Virtual System Explorer
Montana Water Center

The Virtual System Explorer 2006, a new training program developed by the Montana Water Center, simulates small water system operations and can be used in workshops or by individuals on their computers. Users learn the basics of system operation, as well as how to recognize system deficiencies, perform a security risk assessment, and improve the financial and management capacity of a system.

The program features an untreated groundwater system, a treated groundwater system, and a surface water system, and includes the following components:

• Exploration Activities–allows the user to experience system operation scenarios in a virtual environment.

• Video Tours–showcases examples of actual small water systems from source to sink.

• Exploration Basics–presents an overview of public water system operations.

•Glossary–provides necessary terminology.

DWCDTR22DL/Zip File Download 4.43GB (2006)

Note that this file is large and we recommend downloading with broadband internet service. Also note that this product may not save your work if you have Windows 7 as your operating system. Using Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Mac OS X will allow you to document progress.

Price: $0.00
 
Water Quality Expedition
Montana Water Center

Is this a video game for grown ups about water quality issues? Almost! This great new interactive course is especially designed for water system personnel and regulators and takes you on a virtual expedition through water quality issues. This product uses animated activities to explain the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of water. Water industry professionals use video documentaries to present the latest in water quality research, and an integrated workbook provides technical details on such subjects fate and transport, iron and manganese, hard water, nutrients, wastewater treatment, and emerging contaminants. This training course uses cutting edge animation technology to bring life to the often mundane topic of water quality issues.

DWCDTR25DL/Zip File Download 556MB (2008)

Note that this file is large and we recommend downloading with broadband internet service. Also note that this product may not save your work if you have Windows 7 as your operating system. Using Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Mac OS X will allow you to document progress.

Price: $0.00


 
Water Rates: Information for Decision Makers
National Rural Water Association

An introduction to water rates, this guide can serve as a reference for deciding, adjusting, and evaluating prices for water service. Four different rate structures are reviewed.

DWBLTR05DL/Booklet: 22 pp. (1990)

Price: $0.00
 


   
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