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Conventional and Direct Filtration

One-day Class

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Conventional and Direct Filtration

Oregon Drinking Water Services is offering a one day class entitled "Conventional and Direct Filtration" that will cover topics including an introduction to rapid rate filtration; optimized performance goals and recommended practices. This class is designed for operators new to rapid rate filtration as well as experienced operators. The training is offered free of charge and participants are eligible to receive up to 0.6 CEU for attending.


Classes run from 9 AM - 4:30 PM (PST). Class dates and locations are listed in the table below.

Conventional and Direct Filtration Schedule for 2016
Date Location Driving/Parking Directions
September 8, 2017
Cherry Avenue Training Center
Mt. Mazama, Room 126
3414 Cherry Ave NE, Suite 150
Keizer, OR 97303
Directions (pdf)


Registration for Conventional and Direct Filtration is handled by Drinking Water Services in the Portland office. For more information, contact Julie Wray at 971-673-0408 or, or complete and submit the PDf iconRegistration Form. Class size is limited.

Class Credit

Upon completion of the class, attendees receive 0.6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).

Class Materials

Materials used in the Conventional and Direct Filtration class are provided below.
  • PowerPoint Slides (these files are large and may take a while to download)
  • PowerPoint Slide Handouts (six slides per page) PDf iconColor -or PDf iconGray
  • PowerPoint Slide Handouts - PDf icon1 slide per page
      Recommended References: 
    • PDf iconOptimization Goals for Conventional and Direct Filtration
    • Area Wide Optimization Program (AWOP)
    • Drinking Water Services Surface Water Treatment Resources
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