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NWP317B Control water quality in distribution systems
Dry land

In hot water...
Complaints of water quality problems are coming in thick and fast. Something is wrong in the catchment.

Work through the four tasks below, to make sure there are no major health issues.

  1. Locate water quality problems
  2. Identify water quality problems
  3. Respond to water quality problems
  4. Review response to water quality problems

 

NWP345B Monitor, operate and control water treatment processes
River

Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink
As part of your induction, work through the four tasks below, and solve the problems in the treatment processes.

  1. Water pre-treatment processes
  2. Chemical addition processes
  3. Solids separation processes
  4. Disinfection and post-treatment processes

 

NWP347B Monitor, operate and control coagulation and flocculation processes
Flooded river

It doesn't rain - it pours!
There has been very heavy rainfall in the catchment area. This has impacted on the source water and downstream processing.

Work through the four tasks below, to make sure there are no major health issues.

  1. Monitor and Investigate
  2. Sample and Test
  3. Operate and Control
  4. Record and Report

 

NWP348B Monitor, operate and control sedimentation and clarification processes
Water over the dam...

Water over the dam...
Routine maintenance has been neglected for too long. Small mechanical problems are disrupting the treatment processes.

Work through the four tasks below, to ensure sedimentation and clarification processes are up to scratch.

  1. Monitor and Investigate
  2. Sample and Calculate
  3. Operate and Control
  4. Record and Report

 

NWP366A Monitor, operate and control chloramination disinfection processes
Water treatment plant

A small hole can sink a big ship.
Plant shutdown means additional water is being supplied from another plant. The length of time water is in the pipes has increased.

Work through the four tasks below, to make sure there are no major health issues.

  1. Monitor and Investigate
  2. Operate and Control
  3. Safely apply chemical dosing
  4. Record and Report

 

NWP364B Perform laboratory testing
Flash flooding

Keeping your head above water.
Flash flooding and power failures have disrupted operations. This has impacted on inline sensors and water quality results.

Work through the four tasks below, to retest all of the water samples.

  1. Prepare samples
  2. Prepare for Testing
  3. Testing Samples
  4. Record and Report

 

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