Water Treatment Disinfection

  • Course Code WS-44
  • Duration ½ day
  • Learners12Max

A short training course to introduce the learner to disinfection principles and processes used in the treatment of water.


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

  • Describe the importance of disinfecting water
  • Explain the principles of disinfection
  • Describe the regulatory requirements in relation to disinfection
  • Describe the disinfection processes and mechanisms used in water treatment
  • Explain the chemistry and microbiology of disinfection
  • Describe the operation of plant and equipment used for disinfection
  • Explain and calculate Ct values
  • Explain importance of maintaining a residual in distribution
  • Explain the importance of ˜crits" in controlling the process
  • Describe how measuring equipment is checked and calibrated

A classroom based training course using a mixture of trainer presentation and desk top exercises.

Pre Course Requirements


Who Should Attend?

Operational staff needing to update and/or increase their technical knowledge of disinfection processes used in water treatment. Others requiring an operational technical understanding of the topic.