Course ID   7177
Course Name   (COAG3) Jar Testing for Process Control
Sponsor Name   PA DEP: Training Section
Primary Contact   William J McNamara 
Website   Partner Website
The jar test is an important tool in maintaining effective treatment. Jar testing can save treatment plants money in operating costs, as well as fines for treatment violations. Most importantly, the jar test can help protect consumers by giving operators the information needed to maintain optimal water treatment. This course is intended for water treatment plant operators wishing to gain an introductory understanding of jar test concepts and of how the jar test can aid operators in process control of water treatment.
Course Level   Basic thru Intermediate
Course Content    
* Review of Conventional Filtration * The Mechanisms of Coagulation * The Factors that Affect Coagulation * Jar Test Basics * When to Perform a Jar Test * The Limitations of the Jar Test * Testing Primary Coagulants * Testing Secondary Coagulants
Approved Industry   Drinking Water and Wastewater
Target Audience    
Water treatment plant operators
Training Format   Distance Education
Type of Media    
Web Based
Contact Hours   3.0