Course ID   1248
Course Name   (COA01) Coagulation - Part 1: The Chemistry of Coagulation
Sponsor Name   PA DEP: Training Section
Primary Contact   William J McNamara 
Website   Partner Website
Coagulation can be considered the heart of the conventional filtration process. Without proper coagulation, the entire filtration process will not be successful. Filtration plant operators need to understand coagulation and the factors that affect it in order to properly treat surface water. This three part series of courses on coagulation provides an in-depth investigation of the coagulation process. This course provides the purpose of coagulation and investigates the chemical reactions during the coagulation mechanisms.
Course Level   Basic thru Intermediate
Course Content    
* The purpose of coagulation in the conventional and non-conventional filtration process
* Particle interactions in source water
* The mechanisms of coagulation
Approved Industry   Drinking Water and Wastewater
Target Audience    
Surface water filtration treatment plant operators and managers, DEP water supply management staff
Training Format   Distance Education
Type of Media    
Web Based
Contact Hours   2.5