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Package Plants for Wastewater Technology

Credit: 3 PDH
Course Fee: $27.00
12 pages

Course Summary:

This course is all about Package plants are pre-manufactured treatment facilities used to treat wastewater in small communities or on individual properties. According to manufacturers, package plants can be designed to treat flows as low as 0.002 MGD or as high as 0.5 MGD, although they more commonly treat flows between 0.01 and 0.25 MGD (Metcalf and Eddy, 1991).

Learning Objective:

To know that the most common types of package plants are extended aeration plants, sequencing batch reactors, oxidation ditches, contact stabilization plants, rotating biological contactors, and physical/chemical processes (Metcalf and Eddy, 1991). This fact sheet focuses on the first three, all of which are biological aeration processes.

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Course Content

Course Author: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Course 1

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