Emerging Issues in Water Treatment

This one-day course explores a wide variety of recently discovered potential contaminants that face many water supplies, and examines how various treatment options affect their removal or destruction. Many of these contaminants have recently received substantial press and have peaked public interest and concern. This course will be of interest to water treatment and distribution operators, and will also be of value to supervisory and managerial personnel, including those involves with Public Relations as well as Water Treatment.

Location: Northern College, Haileybury Campus (with video to Timmins, Moosonee, and Kirkland Lake campuses)

What will be covered:

  • Disinfectants used in Ontario, the disinfection by products (DBPs) that they form and how the various treatment technologies, including biologically active filtration, perform on their removal or destruction;
  • The current regulatory situation regarding these contaminates;
  • Newly emerging pathogens such as enteric viruses, cyanobacteria, protozoa, gionella, mycobacterium avium complex, naegleria fowleri and others;
  • Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) and other endocrine disruptors.

CEUs: 0.7

Register Online

Dates: TBA

For information, contact: 705-567-9291 ext. 3624 or training@northern.on.ca