Waste Water Treatment Wastewater Secondary Treatment

  • Course Code WS-124
  • Duration 3 days
  • Learners12Max

A three day course giving an introduction to wastewater secondary treatment, covering the purpose, methods, monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting


By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of secondary treatment including: where it fits into the overall treatment process and the implications of not achieving efficient treatment
  • Discuss the microbiology of secondary treatment and its importance
  • Describe the plant and equipment used to achieve efficient secondary treatment including: Fixed Film Processes, Activated Sludge, Submerged Aerated Filters and Sequencing Batch Reactors
  • Illustrate the operation and maintenance requirements including monitoring, sampling and troubleshooting
  • Assess secondary treatment performance

Mainly classroom based training with flipchart and practical exercises and discussion. A visit to a treatment works included

Pre Course Requirements


Who Should Attend?

All persons requiring the knowledge to manage, operate and maintain and assess wastewater secondary treatment