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Water Quality Awareness and Distribution System Management – Bendigo

November 9 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Join other water industry operators in a one day Technical Workshop examining Water Quality and Distribution System Management.

1 Full-Day Session

WIOA individual member: $220 per person (GST inc.)
Non-WIOA member: $264 per person (GST inc.)

Registrations close Tuesday 7 November 2017

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PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

Distribution system, public health and water quality awareness
• Distribution system and public health
• Aims of a water supply system
• Pathogens and chemicals
• Some incidents highlighted
• Distribution system impact on public heath
• Distribution system operation
• Studies from around the world

Walkerton Video

Morning Tea

How can pathogens get into the distribution system and what do we need to do about it?
• Storages
• Repairs, maintenance and installations
• Backflow
• Cross connections
• Deliberate contamination
• Infiltration
• Hydrants

Managing Pathogens
• Filtration
• Chlorination

Disinfection
• Brief history
• Chlorine disinfection
• Management of chlorinated systems
• Monitoring – Know the system – Chlorine residuals – Cleanliness

Lunch

Group Exercise – How should we repair a broken main?

Main repair discussion
• Valve sequences
• Repair procedure – Without loss of pressure – With loss of pressure
• Hygienic work practices
• Risk flowchart – High or low risk
• Flushing and/or disinfection
• Management of discharged water

System cleaning
• Why clean
• How often
• Mains cleaning methods – Flushing – Air Scouring – Swabbing – Ice Pigging
• Which Method
• Cleaning Storages

Summing Up
• Role of Water Utilities in Managing Water Quality in the Distribution System

Seminar Close

Details

Date:
November 9
Time:
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

Sherryn Wall
Phone:
03 5821 6744
Email:
sherryn@wioa.org.au

Venue

Bendigo Exhibition Centre
Holmes Road
Bendigo, Victoria 3552 Australia
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Phone:
03 5444 4646