Course Summary:

Control of Water Quality in Municipal Distribution Systems

Course #P319
April 22-23, 2014
Pyle Center*,  702 Langdon Street, Madison, Wisconsin
Course Fee: $1145 Discount Available
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Water quality within municipal drinking water distribution systems is a growing field of interest for engineers, consultants, operators, managers, and others in water-related fields. Taught by leading professionals, this course will combine fundamentals, regulations, current technologies, and case studies. Attendees will gain a working understanding of the issues involved and will learn how to apply different methods and technologies to improve and control water quality in their own water distribution systems and projects.


  • Regulations Applicable to Water Distribution Quality
  • Microbial Regrowth Issues, Nitrification
  • Cross-connections
  • Disinfectant Decay
  • Disinfection Byproduct Formation and Control
  • Corrosion Issues and Corrosion Byproducts
  • Lead and Copper Pipe – Microbial and Chemical Aspects of Corrosion
  • Dissolved Lead vs. Particulate Lead
  • Cast Iron and Ductile Iron Pipe – Chemical, Microbial, Electrical Aspects
  • Concrete Pipe
  • PVC Pipe
  • Red Water and Black Water Issues
  • Iron and Manganese Sedimentation and Re-suspension
  • Methods of Analysis and Control
  • Case Studies


  • Drinking water system engineers and managers
  • Consulting engineers
  • Water equipment manufacturers
  • Plant managers, superintendents, and operators
  • Executives and directors of water-related organizations
  • Public health professionals


By participating in this course, you will earn 15 Professional Development Hours (PDH) and 1.5 Continuing Education Units (CEU). Learn more about PDH, LU, CEU and state licensing boards.

General Information

Fee Covers Notebook and other course materials, break refreshments, lunches and certificate.

Cancellation Policy If you cannot attend, please notify us by April 15, and we will refund your fee. Cancellations received after this date and no-shows are subject to a $150 administrative fee. You may enroll a substitute at any time before the course starts.

Accommodations We have reserved a block of guest rooms (rates starting at $89, including expanded continental breakfast and free wifi) at Lowell Center, 610 Langdon Street, Madison, WI. Reserve a room online at Lowell Center or call 866-301-1753 or 608-256-2621. Room requests after March 24 will be subject to availability. Other fees and restrictions may apply.

We have reserved a second block of guest rooms (rates starting at $115, including breakfast, private airport taxi (a $30 value), parking, and appetizers, desserts and a beverage in the Chancellor's Club each evening) at Campus Inn, 601 Langdon Street, Madison, WI. Reserve a room online at Campus Inn or call 800-589-6285 or 608-257-4391 and indicate that you will be attending this course under group code 143933. Room requests after March 31 will be subject to availability. Other fees and restrictions may apply.

Course Location This course will be held at Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI. 608-262-1122

Course Discount  Team Discount Fee: $1045 each, if two or more people from the same organization enroll in the course. Save $100 per person.

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How to Reach Us

Call 800-462-0876 or 608-262-2061 and ask for:
Program Director Ned Paschke, P.E. (bio)*

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