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Nevada Wastewater and Laws/Rules/Ethics 30 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: NV30C-23
PACKAGE PDH: 30
PACKAGE PRICE: $324
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COURSE TITLE: Management of Onsite and Clustered Wastewater Treatment Systems
COURSE NO: C07-013
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Management of Onsite and Clustered Wastewater Treatment Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an overview of key considerations for developing or enhancing management programs for decentralized wastewater treatment systems.

 

One in every four households in the United States relies on an individual onsite or small cluster system to treat wastewater. In far too many cases, these systems are installed and largely forgotten – until problems arise. On the other hand, EPA concluded in its 1997 Report to Congress that “adequately managed decentralized wastewater systems are a cost-effective and long-term option for meeting public health and water quality goals, particularly in less densely populated areas.”

 

The key to achieving effective performance of decentralized sewage treatment systems from the simplest “box and rocks” septic tank and drainfield system to the most complex treatment and dispersal units; is an effective management strategy. This strategy must consider several critical elements such as planning, site conditions, risk factors, system design, and operation and maintenance, all of which comprise a management program.

 

This 7 PDH online course is applicable to civil, environmental and chemical engineers, sanitarians, and others seeking an understanding of Management of Onsite and Clustered Wastewater Treatment Systems.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Introduction to the management of onsite and clustered wastewater treatment systems
  • Relevant of the management guidelines to other water programs
  • Description of management models
  • How to apply the management models
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document “Handbook for Managing Onsite and Clustered (Decentralized) Wastewater Treatment Systems” of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Management of Onsite and Clustered Wastewater Treatment Systems (1.7 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty-five (35) questions to earn 7 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.

COURSE TITLE: Membrane Bioreactors (MBR) for Water Reclamation
COURSE NO: C07-003
Membrane Bioreactors (MBR) for Water Reclamation
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH study provides the student with information on MBR design and operation and information about four leading MBR equipment manufacturers.

 

The use of membrane bioreactor (MBR) technology, which combines conventional activated sludge treatment with low pressure membrane filtration, has been proven to be a feasible and efficient method of producing reclaimed water. The membrane component of the MBR process eliminates the need for a clarifier and is performed using low-pressure membranes such as microfiltration (MF) or ultrafiltration (UF). MBR technology offers several advantages to conventional wastewater treatment including reduced footprint, consistent and superior effluent water quality and ease of operation.

 

A pilot study was conducted by the US Bureau of Reclamation to evaluate the MBR technology for its potential application to water reclamation. The main purpose of the study was to evaluate several leading manufacturers in an effort to encourage competition within the MBR industry. In addition, the study focused on optimizing MBR operation for water reclamation. The study included a parallel comparison of four leading MBR suppliers.

 

This 7 PDH online course is intended for engineers, state regulators, and water treatment professional. It provides information on MBR design, operation, and costs.  It will also assist those professionals that work in the area of upgrading and expansions of existing water and wastewater facilities or the design of new facilities. The course is suitable for a student with basic water treatment knowledge or for an advanced student that needs to brush up on water treatment basics.

Learning Objectives

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

  • General requirements of the USEPA Clean Water Act
  • MBR performance evaluations
  • Knowledge of MBR technology and equipment
  • Wastewater treatment and MBR design criteria
  • O&M  requirements and costs of MBR systems
  • Support information for determining MBR applications
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course you will need to review the Department of Interior, "Optimization of Various MBR Systems for Water Reclamation, Phase III, Final Technical Report", as well as "Appendix A" to this report.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
MEMBRANE BIOREACTORS (MBR) FOR WATER RECLAMATION (3.5 MB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty five (35) questions to earn 7 PDH credits. Twenty five (25) of the thirty five (35) questions will be based on the main DOI document. The final ten (10) questions will be based on Appendix A involving economics and visual identification of the different membrane units.

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.

COURSE TITLE: Using Combined Heat and Power at Wastewater Treatment Facilities
COURSE NO: R04-007
Using Combined Heat and Power at Wastewater Treatment Facilities
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course describes the technical and economic potential for introducing combined heat and power (CHP) systems to wastewater treatment facilities (WWTFs), especially smaller WWTFs with influent flow rates of 1 to 5 MGD. The course also presents operational observations obtained through interviews with WWTF operators who have employed CHP.

 

Some of the key findings given in the course are that 1) CHP is a reliable, cost-effective option for WWTFs that have, or are planning to install, anaerobic digesters; 2) while many WWTFs have implemented CHP, the potential still exists to use more CHP,  based on technical and economic benefits; 3) on a national scale, the technical potential for additional CHP at WWTFs is over 400 MW of biogas-based electricity generating capacity and approximately 38,000 MMBtu/day of thermal energy; and 4) translating CHP potential into actual successes requires an understanding of operational realities.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for engineers working as CHP project developers, WWTF operators and state and local government policy makers.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Overview of CHP and its benefits at WWTFs
  • Market for WWTFs with CHP
  • Technical potential for CHP at WWTFs
  • Economic potential for CHP at WWTFs
  • First-hand observations gathered through interviews of WWTF operators regarding the benefits and challenges of CHP
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “Using Combined Heat and Power at Wastewater Treatment Facilities” which is based on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency document, “Opportunities for Combined Heat & Power at Wastewater Treatment Plants: Market Analysis and Lessons from the Field,” produced by the Environmental Protection Agency Combined Heat and Power Partnership, October, 2011.

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Using Combined Heat and Power at Wastewater Treatment Facilities (1.3 MB)
Course Quiz

Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty five (25) questions to earn 5 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this EPA publication.

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.

COURSE TITLE: Wastewater Treatment Processes and Systems
COURSE NO: C07-002
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Wastewater Treatment Processes and Systems
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides information on individual onsite/decentralized treatment technologies or unit processes. Information on typical application, design, construction, operation, maintenance, cost, and pollutant removal effectiveness is provided for most classes of treatment units and their related processes. This information is intended to be used in the preliminary selection of a system of treatment unit processes that can be assembled to achieve predetermined pollutant discharge concentrations or other specific performance requirements.

 

This 7 PDH online course is applicable to civil, and environmental engineers, as well as design and construction personnel involved with the planning, selection and design of subsurface wastewater infiltration systems.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Understanding of conventional system types and treatment options
  • Knowledge of the subsurface wastewater infiltration system
  • Establishing design considerations
  • Evaluating construction management and contingency options
  • Understanding the design, construction and functionality of septic tanks
  • Understanding the design, construction and functionality of sand/media filters
  • Understanding the design, construction and functionality of aerobic treatment units
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 4 of the USEPA Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Manual, EPA/625/R-00/008, "Treatment Processes and Systems". 

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Wastewater Treatment Processes and Systems (4.2 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of thirty five (35) questions to earn 7 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapter 4 of this EPA publication.

 

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.

COURSE TITLE: Wastewater Treatment System Selection
COURSE NO: C02-009
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Wastewater Treatment System Selection
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides guidance on the selection process of the subsurface wastewater infiltration system. It describes various steps involved in the selection process including understanding of the prevailing design conditions, matching these conditions to system performance, establishing design boundaries and boundary loadings, evaluating the receiving environment and mapping out the site.

 

Selecting the appropriate system type, size, and location at the site depends on the wastewater flow and composition information, site- and landscape-level assessments, performance requirements, and the array of available technology options. Key to selecting, sizing, and siting the system are identifying the desired level of performance and ensuring that the effluent quality at the performance boundaries meets the expected performance requirements.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to civil, and environmental engineers, as well as design and construction personnel involved with the planning, selection and design of subsurface wastewater infiltration systems.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Evaluating design conditions and selecting the appropriate system
  • Matching design conditions to system performance
  • Establishing design boundaries and boundary loadings
  • Evaluating the receiving environment
  • Mapping the site
  • Developing the initial system design
  • Rehabilitating and upgrading existing systems
Course Document

In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 5 of the USEPA Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems Manual, EPA/625/R-00/008, "Treatment System Selection". 

To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Wastewater Treatment System Selection (3.5 MB)
Course Quiz
​Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on Chapter 5 of this EPA publication.

 

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.

COURSE TITLE: Engineering Laws, Rules, and Ethics for Nevada Professional Engineers
COURSE NO: NV3-001
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Engineering Laws, Rules, and Ethics for Nevada Professional Engineers
Note: This 3 PDH online course is applicable only to Nevada Professional Engineers and is designed to satisfy both: 1 hour of NV engineering laws and rules and 2 hours of NV engineering ethics. It is also offered as a recorded video presentation and as a live interactive webinar.
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course presents the laws and rules of ethics and professional responsibility governing the practice of engineering in the State of Nevada.

 

Excerpts from Chapter 625 of the Nevada Revised Statutes and the Nevada Administrative Code which relate to the rules of professional conduct, prohibited acts, as well as disciplinary and other pertinent regulatory provisions are presented in this course.

 

Engineering ethics is (1) the study of moral issues and decisions confronting individuals and organizations involved in engineering and (2) the study of related questions about moral conduct, character, ideals and relationships of peoples and organizations involved in technological development (Martin and Schinzinger, Ethics in Engineering).

 

Since engineers are faced with frequent moral and ethical dilemmas while practicing their engineering profession, this course will provide engineers with moral and ethical guidance in their decision making process. Most importantly, it will provide engineers with insight on how to conduct, respect and protect their engineering practice with the utmost professionalism.

 

This 3 PDH online course is applicable to Professional Engineers licensed in the State of Nevada who are required to demonstrate continuing professional competency in the Nevada Laws, Rules and Ethics as a condition of license renewal. For each renewal period, every licensee must complete thirty (30) professional development hours, at least two (2) of the 30 hours must be in professional ethics and one (1) of the 30 hours must be in the laws and rules regulating the practice of engineering in the State of Nevada.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the laws and rules regulating the practice of engineering in the State of Nevada
  • Learning about engineering ethics, and the laws and rules of professional conduct and responsibility
  • Understanding the role of the Nevada Board and its disciplinary authority
  • Gaining an overview of ethical and disciplinary case studies and the corresponding penalties imposed by the Nevada Board
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled “Engineering Laws, Rules, and Ethics for Nevada Professional Engineers”.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
ENGINEERING LAWS, RULES, AND ETHICS FOR NEVADA PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS (620 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire course 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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