SRJC Course Outlines

9/19/2019 11:48:12 AMWWTR 125 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

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
Description: Untitled document
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

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Demonstrate ability to perform duties of an industrial pretreatment inspector.
 

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During the course, students will:
1. Apply pretreatment regulations to development of a pretreatment 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.
7. Implement pollution prevention control measures and best management practices.

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
    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 industrial facility
    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
    C. Supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA)
IX. Industrial Wastewaters
     A. Manufacturing process types
    B. Effects on treatment system
X. Source Control
    A. Modification of manufacturing process
     B. Pollution prevention methods by industry
    C. Best management practices
XI. Emergency Response Procedures
    A. Response plan
    B. Roles
    C. Enforcement
    D. Spill reporting

Assignments:
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1. Reading assignments (10-30 pages per week)
2. Problem solving homework (weekly)
3. Quizzes (10-15)
4. Final exam
5. Field trip(s) (1-3) and associated report(s) (3-5 pages each)

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(s)
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
30 - 50%
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
40 - 60%
Quizzes and 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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Pretreatment Facility Inspection. 3rd ed. CSUS Office of Water Programs. 1996 (classic)
Instructor prepared materials

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