Water Treatment Plant Operator Training


Training is a one of the most important steps in a safe and effective water management strategy. GWT offers training in safety measures and basic water treatment to all its customers at no additional cost.

Basic water treatment training includes:

  • Chemical test procedures
  • How to use feed and control equipment
  • How to make adjustments and basics of troubleshooting
  • How to recognize controller alarms
  • How to blow down
  • General treatment practices and procedures

Safety training includes:

  • Basic chemical safety
  • Legionella seminars
  • Physical hazards
  • Health hazards
  • Routes of exposure
  • How to control chemical exposures
  • Standard operation procedures
  • General procedures
  • Emergency eye wash and safety showers
  • Equipment
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Horseplay
  • Housekeeping
  • Spill preparedness
  • Smoking
  • Personal protective equipment and personal hygiene
  • Eye protection
  • Face shields
  • Gloves
  • Inventory

More about the training programs:

Our training program consists of on-site training, electronic tutorials, and written tutorials. GWT training programs originate from the Association of Water Technologies (AWT). This nationally recognized organization of water treatment professionals provides GWT with the training resources to supply and adequately train operators in the general principles of water treatment, safety guidelines, and emergency response procedures.