Operator Training Committee of Ohio, Inc

3972 Indianola Avenue * Columbus, Ohio 43214-3158

Phone (614) 268-6826 * Fax (614) 268-3244

Email: otco@otco.org

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The objective of this course is for individuals interested in plant operations that lack experience or background in basic drinking water treatment including operation & maintenance of a water treatment plant, background knowledge in applied chemistry, microbiology, physics, theory of operation, treatment unit descriptions & capacities, standard operating procedures, operator responsibilities, contingency operating procedures, and Ohio EPA Regulations and Need-To Know Criteria. Textbooks included for classroom & correspondence: Basic Water I Workbook (OTCO 2008), Operation of Water Treatment Plants Vol. I (CSUS 6th Edition), Recommended Standards for Water Works 2003 (abridged), Ohio EPA Needs To Know Criteria, Rules of The Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) administered by the Division of Drinking & Groundwaters (8/2007) abridge for 2008. EFFECTIVE 7/1/09: Includes textbook Basic Math Training Guide.

Payment for this training can be made by check or credit card. In order to invoice your company, a copy of the Purchase Order (PO) is required along with your registration.

For accuracy, please use your OTCO Student Number in conjunction with your name when registering. Those who have attended previous OTCO training since 1997 should have an OTCO Student Number. If you don’t have a Student Number, one will be issued after registering.


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OTCO reserves the right not to issue a refund for this course.


If you are paying by credit card you will receive a credit card receipt via email or regular mail within 5-7 business days.

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