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  Date 12/5/2017  
  Location Laconia Water Treatment Plant, 117 Stark Street, Lakeport, NH 03247  
  Time 8 AM - 3 PM (Registration begins at 7:45 AM, lunch 1/2 hour)  
  Credit 6.0 TCH’s will be awarded to those who attend 100% of the course. NH DES Water & Wastewater credit approved.  
  Cost Member Price - $95.00 / Non Member Price - $125.00
  Lunch Lunch included  
  Instructor(s) Richard Ross and staff (Wedtech Engineering) - Moderated by Michael D. Sullivan (David F. Sullivan & Associates)  
  Agenda Trident Anatomy-Hear a brief history and discuss the configuration of the components and the process as well as the application guidelines of the package plant. We will review the features of adsorption clarification, mixed media filtration as well various enhancements made to the product since its introduction in the late 70’s. Water Chemistry-Discusses how and why we treat surface waters. Parameters such as alkalinity/pH, turbidity, suspended solids, dissolved metals, color and organics are detailed. The basics of coagulation and flocculation are detailed as well as the use of various coagulants, flocculants, polymers, filter aids and post treatment chemistry. This session is very helpful in understanding how we treat surface water when using packaged treatment plants. Trident Operational Strategies & Techniques-Gain understanding in the proper chemical dosages and dose limits to prevent breakthrough yet achieve the proper head-loss across the adsorption clarifier and mixed media filter when treating for turbidity or color reduction. The material comes directly from the owners’ manual. [NEW] Controls and Maintenance-Learn what controls the unit and how to maintain it properly. We will review much of the instrumentation and controls provided to operate a package plant. There will be time for discussion about preventive maintenance schedule to help provide optimum operation, reduced waste, less downtime, and reduced operation costs Expansion/Upgrade Options-Many plants provided in the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s are seeing various levels of degradation and need of repair and or upgrade. Our aftermarket team will present various upgrade and repair options as well as share some upgrade experiences from the past. Plant Tour- Get a first-hand look at how the Laconia Water Treatment plant has implemented package technology at their facility.  
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  Contact us today for technical assistance or training. Pre-registration is required for all training courses. You will only be notified if the class is cancelled.

Certificates are handed out at the end of each class. It is the responsibility of the operator to maintain their record keeping for license renewal. If a certificate is to be replaced there is an administrative fee of $15 for members for the first certificate, $5 for each additional certificate, and $25 for non-members for the first certificate, $10 for each additional certificate.

Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel, please contact GSRWA in writing at least three business days prior to the day of the course, or be charged a $30 late cancellation fee. If you do not attend the course and do not contact GSRWA, you will be charged a “No Show” fee equal to the original course registration fee. The No Show fee is non-refundable and non-transferable. Written refunds/credits will be considered for special circumstances provided that the request is received within two weeks of the training date.

Do you have a certain topic of training you would like to have at your own location? We can bring training to you on any water and wastewater topic you request. Contact or phone 603-756-3670 x4 for more information.

Any Questions, please contact GSRWA at (603) 756-3670 x 4.




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