Wastewater Treatment Works Training

Overview:

This training webinar covers the basics of wastewater treatment. It starts with characterizing sewage and wastewater, where it originates from, and what the objectives of treatment are. Regulatory requirements are discussed, and delegates are taught how to compile a Wastewater Risk Abatement Plan. The basic processes of municipal wastewater treatment works are discussed as well as smaller decentralized sewage treatment plants.

Lastly, delegates are equipped to operate and maintain wastewater treatment works and to troubleshoot process failures.

Who should attend?

  • Process Controllers and Supervisors of Municipal Wastewater Works
  • Engineering Consultants
  • Private Contractors and Developers
  • Water Services Managers
  • Policy Makers
  • Councillors
  • Health Inspectors
  • Pollution Control Officer s

Dates:

  • 22-24 May 2024

Time:

8:30 – 16:30

CPD Points:

3 CPD Points-ECSA
21 CPD Hours-SACPCMP

Fees:

R8490 + vat (Early Bird)
R8999 + vat (Standard)

Training Objectives:

  • How to characterize sewage and wastewater
  • Understanding the importance and objectives of wastewater treatment and the regulation governing it
  • Have a basic knowledge of the different process units at a municipal wastewater treatment works and the function of each
  • Have a basic knowledge of smaller, decentralized sewage treatment plants and the role they play in urbanization
  • How to compile a Wastewater Risk Abatement Plan as the most important tool to manage a wastewater treatment system

About:

This is a 3-day interactive training webinar  about Wastewater Treatment Works with case studies and group activities throughout,

The training is accredited with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) with 3 CPD Points &
the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professionals (SACPCMP) with 21 CPD Hours

Catering services will be offered by UBER Eats- Delegates to receive meal vouchers Daily, provided Uber Eats is available in your area*

Presented by Brett Keyser Pr.PC Water

Session 1

Wastewater Characteristics and Components

  • Definitions
  • Characteristics of sewage and wastewater
  • Sources
  • Objectives of wastewater treatment

Session 2

Wastewater standards, regulations, and specifications

  • The National Water Act
  • Water Use License Applications and General Authorizations
  • The Water Services Act
  • The National Environmental Management: Waste Act
  • Green Drop Requirements
  • Wastewater Risk Abatement Plans

Session 3

Wastewater Treatment Process Units

  • Preliminary Treatment
  • Primary Sedimentation
  • Activated Sludge System
  • Biological Nutrient Removal
  • Biological Filters
  • Secondary Clarification
  • Disinfection
  • Advanced Treatment Systems

Session 4

Small Wastewater Treatment Plants and Advanced Systems

  • General approach, design and regulation
  • Batch Reactors
  • Rotating bio contactors
  • Submerged bio contactors
  • Membrane technology
  • Pond systems
  • Artificial Wetlands
  • Latest technologies

Session 5

Wastewater Abatement Planning

  • W2RAP Process
  • Water Quality Risk Management
  • Risk informed Monitoring Programmes
  • Treatment Capacity
  • Incident Management

Session 6

Operations and Troubleshooting

  • Understanding calculations and math applicable for process optimization
  • Hydraulics and flow measurement
  • Laboratory and on-site analysis, interpretation and application
  • A holistic approach to process plant optimisation and troubleshooting
  • Management, logbooks, manuals, safety and housekeeping

How Much?

Early Bird: R8490 + vat
Standard: R8999 + vat

When?

Date: 22-24 May 2024
Time: 08:00am 16:30pm

Discounts?

3-5: 5% off
6-10: 10% off
+11: 15% off

FAQ:

This is a 3-day interactive training webinar  about Wastewater Treatment Works with case studies and group activities throughout,

The training is accredited with the Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) with 3 CPD Points &
the South African Council for Project and Construction Management Professionals (SACPCMP) with 21 CPD Hours

Catering services will be offered by UBER Eats- Delegates to receive meal vouchers Daily, provided Uber Eats is available in your area*

Presented by Brett Keyser Pr.PC Water

What Do I Need?

Each delegate will need the following to attend:

  • Steady Internet connection for the duration of the training
  • Laptop / PC / Smart Phone and Power supply (Charger)
  • Zoom Meeting Software installed onto your laptop /
  • PC / Smart Phone
  • Quiet Space

Preferable but not compulsory:

  • Headset / Ear Phones to clearly hear the facilitator

About The Trainer: Brett Keyser (Pr.PC Water) (PGDip ( ProjMan )

Brett has been passionate about water since starting his first job as a Chemist at Midrand Municipality. Since then his career has always had a connection with water and wastewater; from water laboratory services, management of municipal water and wastewater treatment works, design and installation of industrial effluent treatment plants, instant lawn farming as a means of utilizing wastewater sludge, sales, and supply of water chemicals, facilitation of training workshops, design and installation of irrigation systems, regulatory compliance and managing water and wastewater infrastructure projects.

As a water and wastewater treatment specialist he is always seeking business opportunities at municipalities, water utility companies, engineering consultants, and private business to assess water and wastewater systems, conduct risk assessments of these systems and implement control measures, whether it be infrastructure projects, improved management systems, or training of operational and supervisory staff. By playing a small part, he fulfills his desire to ensure that water and wastewater in South Africa and Africa are managed professionally and sustainably.

Terms & Conditions

Payment Terms:

  • Payment is required within five (5) working days on receipt of tax invoice.
  • Following completion and return of the registration form, full payment is required within five (5) working days from receipt of tax invoice.
  • We reserve the right to refuse admission and withhold CPD points and certificate if payment is not received on time, a payment or an official purchase order must be received prior to the conference or training seminar.

Fees:

  • Fees are exclusive of VAT
  • Bulk discounts are not calculated on early bird price. Invoiced amounts need to be paid on or before the early bird date to receive the rate.

Cancellation Policy:

  • All cancellations must be sent in writing at least 10 working days prior to the event.
  • Cancellations within 10 working days before the event starts will not receive any refund and will be liable for the full invoiced amount, however, a substitution of the delegate will be allowed.

Indemnity:

  • Should for any reason outside the control of BEST Training events, the dates or speakers change, or the event is cancelled due to an act of terrorism, extreme weather conditions or industrial action, BEST Training shall endeavour to reschedule but the client hereby indemnifies and holds BEST Training harmless from and against any and all costs, damages and expenses, including attorney’s fees, which are incurred by the client.
  • The construction, validity and performance of this agreement shall be governed in all respects by the laws of South Africa and to the exclusive jurisdiction of whose courts the parties hereby agree to submit.

No-shows:

  • Registrants who do not attend the event, without written notices as per the cancellation policy will be liable for 100% of the invoiced amount.

Important Notice:

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    Whilst every reasonable effort will be made to adhere to the advertised brochure(s), BEST Training reserves the right to change dates of events if the need arises.

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