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An Introduction to Domestic Water Treatment

COURSE NO: C02-054
An Introduction to Domestic Water Treatment
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an introduction to domestic water treatment. It includes basic information on most of the common water treatment processes for treating domestic water supplies to meet regulatory and best practices requirements.


Treatment consists of adding and/or removing substances from water so as to bring about a desired change in quality. In general, treatment is provided to protect public health or to improve the acceptability (aesthetic quality) of the finished product.


This 2 PDH online course is intended for civil and environmental engineers and other design and construction professionals seeking an introduction to domestic water treatment.

Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning about the methods of water treatment at the source
  • Learning about coagulation and flocculation treatment
  • Understanding the fundamentals of sedimentation basins and clarifiers
  • Learning about disinfection issues
  • Understanding the importance of corrosion and scaling control
  • Knowing how to control iron and manganese
  • Learning about ion exchange processes
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "An Introduction to Domestic Water Treatment".

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
An Introduction to Domestic Water Treatment (621 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.


The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

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