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New York Wastewater and Ethics 18 PDH Discount Package 2

PACKAGE NO: NY18C-17
PACKAGE PDH: 18
PACKAGE PRICE: $237.6
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COURSE TITLE: Centralized Wastewater Treatment for Facilities Managing Oil and Gas Extraction Wastes: Wastewater Characterization and Management
COURSE NO: C02-077
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Centralized Wastewater Treatment for Facilities Managing Oil and Gas Extraction Wastes: Wastewater Characterization and Management
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course investigates  whether the current Centralized Wastewater Treatment (CWT) Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards (ELGs) are adequately managing wastewater discharges from CWT facilities accepting oil and gas extraction wastes.

 

The EPA collected and evaluated data regarding oil and gas wastewater characteristics, as well as data characterizing discharges from CWT facilities accepting oil and gas extraction wastes, which are presented in this course.

 

The exploration, development and production of oil and gas reserves vary markedly from region to region. There are a number of solid and liquid waste materials generated during oil and gas exploration, extraction and production, and these waste materials may be managed by CWT facilities. The nature and characteristics and quantity of the wastes generated depend upon a number of factors, such as the type of drilling, the characteristics of the formation, the depth of the well and the type and quantity of chemical additives used during drilling, production and well maintenance activities.

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended for chemical, petroleum, environmental and industrial engineers as well as other interested in understanding the wastewater characterization and management used at CWT to treat oil and gas extraction wastewaters.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the basics of the wastes that are discharged from oil and gas extraction activities
  • Familiarizing with pollutants that are considered for evaluation in drilling wastewater
  • Gaining an overview of the additives used in well development along with their purpose
  • Familiarizing with pollutants that are considered for evaluation in produced water
  • Familiarizing with characterizing the concentrations of pollutants in process wastewater discharges
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review “Centralized Wastewater Treatment for Facilities Managing Oil and Gas Extraction Wastes: Wastewater Characterization and Management”, which is based on Section 5 of the U.S. EPA publication “Detailed Study of the Centralized Waste Treatment Point Source Category for Facilities Managing Oil and Gas Extraction Wastes, publication number EPA-821-R-18-004, dated May 2018.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
CWT FOR FACILITIES MANAGING OIL AND GAS EXTRACTION WASTES: WASTEWATER CHARACTERIZATION AND MANAGEMET (3.8 MB)
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

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: Centralized Wastewater Treatment for Facilities Managing Oil and Gas Extraction Wastes: Wastewater Management Practices
COURSE NO: C04-058
COURSE PROVIDER: Gilbert Gedeon, P.E.
Centralized Wastewater Treatment for Facilities Managing Oil and Gas Extraction Wastes: Wastewater Management Practices
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides an overview of wastewater treatment technologies that are applicable to the treatment of oil and gas extraction wastes used at centralized wastewater treatment (CWT) facilities managing these wastes.

 

The exploration, development and production of oil and gas reserves vary markedly from region to region. There are a number of solid and liquid waste materials generated during oil and gas exploration, extraction and production, and these waste materials may be managed by CWT facilities. The nature and characteristics and quantity of the wastes generated depend upon a number of factors, such as the type of drilling, the characteristics of the formation, the depth of the well and the type and quantity of chemical additives used during drilling, production and well maintenance activities.

 

CWT facilities that manage oil and gas extraction wastewaters use a variety of treatment technologies, depending on characteristics of the wastewater received and the treatment objectives.

 

This 4 PDH online course is intended for chemical, petroleum, environmental and industrial engineers as well as other interested in learning about the wastewater treatment technologies that are used at CWT to treat oil and gas extraction wastewaters.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with the following waste treatment technologies: chemical precipitation, filtration/flotation/ sedimentation and crystallization
  • Understanding the following technologies: evaporation/condensation, reverse osmosis, and biological treatment
  • Learning about the cost considerations of the listed technologies
  • Understanding the capabilities and limitations of the listed technologies
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review “Wastewater Management Practices: Centralized Wastewater Treatment for Facilities Managing Oil and Gas Extraction Wastes”, which is based on Section 6 of the U.S. EPA publication “Detailed Study of the Centralized Waste Treatment Point Source Category for Facilities Managing Oil and Gas Extraction Wastes, publication number EPA-821-R-18-004, dated May 2018.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
CENTRALIZED WASTEWATER TREATMENT FOR FACILITIES MANAGING OIL AND GAS EXTRACTION WASTES: WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT PRACTICES (3.8 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 4 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on section 6 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: 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 (1.45 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: Biological Wastewater Treatment I - Activated Sludge
COURSE NO: C02-066
Biological Wastewater Treatment I - Activated Sludge
Course Highlights

This online engineering course provides an overview of biological wastewater treatment, a general description of the activated sludge process, information about several variations of the activated sludge process, discussion of design calculations for an activated sludge aeration tank, and discussion of activated sludge operational calculations.  Example calculations and examples using the course spreadsheet for making the calculations are also included.

 

This course is Part I of a three-part series. The other two courses in this Biological Wastewater Treatment series are about Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) processes and Membrane Biofilm Reactor (MBR) processes.

 

The activated sludge process is very widely used for biological wastewater treatment. In a sewage (or industrial wastewater) treatment plant, the activated sludge process is a biological process that can be used for one or several of the following purposes: oxidizing carbonaceous biological matter, oxidizing nitrogenous matter (mainly ammonium and nitrogen in biological matter), and removing nutrients (nitrogen and phosphorus).

 

This 2 PDH online course is intended primarily for civil engineers, environmental engineers, and chemical engineers.  After completing this course you will be familiar with the common variations of the activated sludge process used for biological wastewater treatment and be able to make typical aeration tank design and operational calculations.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Knowing the equation for biological oxidation and how it fits into the organic carbon cycle
  • Knowing the equation for photosynthesis and how it fits into the organic carbon cycle
  • Learning about the major components of an activated sludge wastewater treatment system
  • Understanding the differences between an extended aeration and conventional activated sludge system
  • Understanding the differences between a contact stabilization and conventional activated sludge system
  • Calculating the required aeration tank volume (in U.S. units) for a specified volumetric loading, hydraulic residence time, or aeration tank F:M ratio, if given suitable aeration tank influent and aeration tank parameter information.
  • Calculating the required aeration tank volume (in S.I. units) for a specified volumetric loading, hydraulic residence time, or aeration tank F:M ratio, if given suitable aeration tank influent and aeration tank parameter information.
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “Biological Wastewater Treatment I – Activated Sludge”. In addition, you need to review the Excel spreadsheet titled, "Aeration Tank Blower Calcns Package_US units".
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Biological Wastewater Treatment I - Activated Sludge (1.10 MB)
Aeration Tank Blower Calcns Package_US units (346 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (10) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on both documents.
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: Pressure and Gravity Sewers
COURSE NO: C02-068
COURSE PROVIDER: Elie Tawil, P.E., LEED AP
Pressure and Gravity Sewers
Course Highlights

This online engineering courses is divided in to two parts: The first part discusses sewer systems that use pressure to deliver sewage to a treatment system. The second part discusses small diameter gravity sewers (SDGS) which convey effluent by gravity from a tank to a treatment location. Each part presents an overall description of the relevant topic along with the advantages and disadvantages of each system, design criteria, performance data, operation and maintenance and insights about cost related data.

 

Alternative wastewater collection systems can be cost effective for homes in areas where traditional collection systems are too expensive to install and operate. Pressure and gravity sewers are used in sparsely populated or suburban areas in which conventional collection systems would be expensive. These systems generally use smaller diameter pipes with a slight slope or follow the surface contour of the land; thereby, reducing excavation and construction costs. These systems convey effluent by gravity from an interceptor tank (or septic tank) to a centralized treatment location or pump station for transfer to another collection system or treatment facility.

 

This 2 PDH online course is applicable to civil, mechanical and environmental engineers, as well as design and construction personnel involved with the planning, design and installation of low pressure and small diameter gravity sewer systems.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Learning about the common types of alternative wastewater collection systems
  • Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of each type of system
  • Understanding the applicability of each system
  • Familiarizing with the design criteria,  performance data and  operation and maintenance processes of each system
  • Ability to compare conventional wastewater collection systems to alternative wastewater systems
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the document titled, “Pressure and Gravity Sewers” which is based on a compilation of the USEPA Wastewater Technology Fact Sheet, “Sewers, Pressure” and Decentralized Systems Technology Fact Sheet, “Small Diameter Gravity Sewers”.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Pressure and Gravity Sewers (344 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 this USEPA 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: Ethical Issue: Deciding if Something is a Gift or a Bribe
COURSE NO: LE1-007
Ethical Issue: Deciding if Something is a Gift or a Bribe
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course will establish, through the presentation of many examples, the principles of distinguishing between a gift and a bribe.

 

The federal government has formulated detailed rules covering gifts given to executive-branch employees in many situations. The rules are published in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) and are illustrated through many examples. Even though the examples are intended for government employees (many of whom are engineers), they also apply to private-sector engineers in similar situations. This course presents selected CFR examples that furnish guidance on the ethics of gift giving in situations that are especially relevant to engineers.

 

This 1 PDH online course is intended for engineers seeking guidance on distinguishing between ethical gift-giving and bribery.
Learning Objectives

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

  • Familiarizing with definitions of a bribe and a gift
  • Knowing the bribe status of a gift based on a personal relationship
  • Understanding the conditions under which gifts to spouses are acceptable
  • Knowing the need to avoid even the appearance of a gift being a bribe
  • Recognizing when gifts involving free attendance at meetings and conferences are acceptable
  • Understanding the importance of the cumulative effect of receiving even small gifts on a periodic basis
  • Learning the importance of gifts received when on assignment rather than outside of work
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, “Ethical Issue: Deciding if Something is a Gift or a Bribe,” by Mark P. Rossow.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
ETHICAL ISSUE: DECIDING IF SOMETHING IS A GIFT OR A BRIBE (300 KB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of ten (10) questions to earn 1 PDH credit. The quiz will be based on the entire document exclusive of the Appendix.
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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