DSS Energy Efficiency: Water Treatment

DSS Energy Efficiency: Water Treatment is part 13 of the DSS Energy Efficiency 16-part training series featuring DSS owner-operator content.

The course covers water supply basics, the impurities present in water, and the efficient use of water treatment systems.

Course objectives include:

  • Exercise proper safety precautions when treating water
  • Classify water by its source
  • Relate the quality of surface water to specific characteristics of the watershed area
  • List the groups of impurities present in water supplies
  • Understand the clarification, filtration, and chlorination processes
  • Apply specific best practices for energy efficiency to water supply and treatment systems.

Course menu:

Safety Considerations

Water Quality Basics

  • Sources of Water
  • Characteristics of Water
  • Filter Plant Processes


  • Clarification
  • Chemical Treatment for Clarification

Best Practices

  • Water Treatment Best Practices for Energy Efficiency

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