SRJC Course Outlines

2/17/2020 2:45:35 AMWWTR 125 Course Outline as of Fall 2012

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  WWTR 125Title:  PRETREAT FACILITY INSPEC  
Full Title:  Industrial Waste Pretreatment Facility Inspection
Last Reviewed:1/28/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled05 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  ENVT 125

Catalog Description:
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This course covers the roles and responsibilities of a pretreatment facility inspector, including development, application and implementation of regulations, inspection of typical industries, safety, sampling procedures for wastewater, wastewater flow monitoring, industrial wastewater composition, pretreatment and source control technology, industrial inspection procedures, emergency response and pretreatment administration.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This course covers the roles and responsibilities of a pretreatment facility inspector, including development, application and implementation of regulations, inspection of typical industries, safety, sampling procedures for wastewater, wastewater flow monitoring, industrial wastewater composition, pretreatment and source control technology, industrial inspection procedures, emergency response and pretreatment administration.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Apply pretreatment regulations to development of a pretreatement plan/permit for a given facility.
2. Identify business practices that support proper industry conformance with pretreatment regulations.
3. Explain source control and its benefits for the wastewater treatment plant.
4. Explain sampling requirements and processes.
5. Develop a monitoring and sampling plan.
6. Explain uses of databases for pretreatment program tracking and administration.

Topics and Scope
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I. Roles of the Pretreatment Facility Inspector
    A. Definition of pretreatment
     B.  Pollution prevention
    C.  Requirements and responsibilities
 
II. Pretreatment Program Administration  
     A. Planning
    B.  Funding
     C. Required elements
    D. Databases
    E. Hazardous waste
 
III. Applicable Regulations
    A. Sewer use code
    B.  Federal regulations- categorical
    C. Permit conditions
    D. Permit violations
 
IV. Overview of Wastewater Treatment Plant
     A. Influent
    B. Effluent
 
V. Typical Regulated Industries
    A. Inspection of a typical industry
    B.  Standard Industrial Codes
 
VI. Safety in Pretreatment Inspection and Sampling Work
    A. General safety considerations
    B. Hazardous materials
    C. Confined Space
     D. Industry-specific hazards
 
VII. Sampling Procedures for Wastewater
      A. Reasons
      B. Preparation
      C. Collection
      D. Documentation
 
VIII. Wastewater Flow Monitoring
      A. Requirements
      B. Methods
 
IX. Industrial Wastewaters
      A. Manufacturing process types
      B. Effects on treatment system
 
X. Pretreatment Technology (Source Control)
      A.  Modification of manufacturing process
      B.  Pollution prevention methods by industry
 
XI. Emergency Response Procedures
      A. Response plan
      B. Roles
      C. Enforcement
      D. Spill reporting

Assignments:
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1. Reading assignments averaging 20 pages per week.
2. Weekly problem solving homework assignments related to pretreatment facility inspection.
3. Quizzes (10-15).
4. Final exam (objective questions).
5. Field trip and report (3-5 pages).

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
5 - 10%
Field trip report
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
50 - 60%
Homework problems
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 40%
Quizzes; final exam.
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 10%
Field trip


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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1. Pretreatment Facility Inspection, CSUS Office of Water Programs, 3rd edition, 1996, (classic)
1. Instructor prepared materials

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