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Water/Wastewater Utility Equipment Maintenance

WET 244

Water/Wastewater Utility Equipment Maintenance

WET 244

Course Description

Prerequisites: Prerequisites: READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 2 and MATH LEVEL 2, and WET 110 (or WET 112).

Provides the student with basic knowledge of mechanical equipment and repair techniques used in both water and wastewater facilities. Uses shop drawings and blueprints during disassembly and reassembly of a variety of mechanical devices. Studies pumps, valves, piping systems, and chlorination equipment. Credit may be earned in WWT 244 or WET 244. but not in both. (45-0)

Outcomes and Objectives

Demonstrate his or her ability to follow proper maintenance procedures and guidelines necessary to perform as a competent maintenance person in this field.

Objectives:

  • Diagnose failed, malfunctioning and inefficient pump conditions.
  • Comprehend the factors involved in pumping various fluids.
  • Measure (pumping equipment's) amperage levels and ascertain the equipment's efficiency based on these measurements.
  • Interpret mechanical prints and cut sheets.