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An Introduction to Treated Water Storage

COURSE NO: C03-029
An Introduction to Treated Water Storage
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an introduction to design criteria for treated water storage requirements for domestic, industrial and firefighting water supply systems; describes typical design analyses for elevated tanks, standpipes, and reservoirs; and provides guidance on the procedures to be followed in selecting sites for such storage works. The course covers requirements for treated water storage in the distribution system, but not the storage requirements for raw water supplies or fire deluge systems.


This 3 PDH online course is intended for civil and mechanical engineers and other infrastructure design and construction professionals who want to learn about the basic technology, design guidelines and materials and equipment used for storage of treated water.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding the storage requirements to meet peak flow requirements, equalize system pressures, and provide emergency water supply
  • Understanding the system pressure requirements and the role storage facilities play in maintaining them
  • Understanding the fundamentals of elevated water storage
  • Learning about ground water storage facilities
  • Learning how to integrate emergency and firefighting water requirements into system planning and design
  • Learning how to calculate total water storage requirement
Course Document

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

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Introduction to Treated Water Storage (2.5 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 3 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

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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