In this course, participants will examine Canadian and international case studies related to chemical contamination of source water, treated water and the distribution system. Content will provide an overview of the origins, potential public health impact and the regulation of chemical contaminants. Incidents involving arsenic, mercury, aluminum, fluoride, fuel, 1,4-Dioxane and PFAS will be studied in detail. Discussion will include methods and strategies for avoiding and mitigating chemical contamination of the drinking water supply.
This course will be of interest to a wide audience, including drinking water operators, managers, regulatory personnel, and municipal officials.
Delivery Methods Possible
Classroom, On Site, Virtual
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Visit WCWC’s Drinking Water Resource Library for resources referenced in this course!