Training Courses 

RATES offers a multitude of training courses to teach you and your team about the essentials and details of water systems. Our in-person training provides a personal and hands-on approach to learning. Courses are completed in-person for a small fee.

 
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COURSE ONE: BASIC OPERATOR TRAINING

New to drinking water operation? Then this class is for you. Find out what you need to know and review rules, regulations, and public health implications of water systems. There is also a math review. This is a great refresher course prior to small system operator testing. Click here to request pricing and training.

COURSE TWO: CHLORINATION AND FLUORIDATION

The need-to-know of chlorination and fluoridation. From understanding the public health reasons to dosage to measuring residuals in the system, operators will gain hands on skills that are necessary for using these chemicals. Operators learn the importance of and how to maintain chlorination and fluoridation in their water systems. Click here to request pricing and training.

COURSE THREE: PUMPS

How do pumps keep your system working? How do you maintain your pumps? An in-depth course that reviews all the major types of pumps and maintenance of those pumps involved in water works. Click here to request pricing and training.

COURSE FOUR: SURFACE WATER FOR SMALL SYSTEMS

Surface water is by nature dirtier than groundwater. What are the required steps for surface water treatment for drinking water? Has it been awhile since you had a class on surface water treatment methods? This is class for you. A one-day surface water refresher course that covers the basic concepts, methods, and rules for surface water treatment for small systems. Click here to request pricing and training.