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Conventional and Direct Filtration

One-day Training

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Training Description

Oregon Drinking Water Services is offering a training entitled "Conventional and Direct Filtration" that will cover topics including an introduction to rapid rate filtration; optimized performance goals and recommended practices. This training 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 6 Contact Hours (0.6 CEU) for Oregon operators.

Training Schedule

In-person training runs from 9 AM - 4:30 PM (PST) at various locations when shown in the schedule below. 

Online (i.e., webinar or virtual) trainings are offered at various times when shown in the schedule below. The online training includes 2 parts (Part 1 or Part 2), such that each part provides 3 contact hours. To receive the full 6 Contact Hours, you must attend both Part 1 and Part 2. 

Conventional and Direct Filtration Training Schedule
Time (PST)
Link to Join Online Training or
Register for In-person Training
Link to Submit Application for
 Contact Hour Training Certificate
May 11, 2023
9:00am - Noon
Part 1
Click here to join the meeting
at the specified date and time
Click here to submit your Application
for Contact Hour Training Certificate
May 12, 2023
9:00am - Noon
Part 2
Click here to join the meeting
at the specified date and time
Click here to submit your Application
for Contact Hour 
Training Certificate

Email for Assistance

Assistance with taking the online or in-person training or with completing your Application for Contact Hour Training Certificate, email or call 971-673-0405. In-person training class size can sometimes be limited. 

Training Credit

Upon completion of the training, attendees receive 6 Contact Hours toward continuing education to meet operator certification requirements. You will need to complete the Application for Contact Hour Training Certificate and pass a short quiz to receive credit. If approved, you will receive an email identifying the Contact Hours you have been awarded. Keep this email for your training records, just as you would for a traditional CEU certificate. If not approved, we will contact you to let you know and can work with you to resolve any discrepancies. Reminder, for the on-line training you must complete part 1 and part 2 to receive the full 6 Contact Hours. 

Training Materials

Materials used in the Conventional and Direct Filtration training 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