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Math for Water Operators - Recordings

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy (EGLE) developed this workshop for all operators struggling with math or who need to establish the base work for advanced math computation. These sessions will help establish the background knowledge required to progress to the next stage of math for water operators.



Session 1 - Simple Math and Unit Conversions  |  (Recorded 09/20/2022, Duration 1 Hours 26 Minutes)

This session has been developed for all operators who are struggling with math or need to establish the base work for advanced math computation. This training will help an individual learn the basic rules and functionalities of dealing with fractions, decimals, percentages, order of operations, unit conversations, and how they all relate to more advanced math computations.

Session 2 - Areas, Volumes, and Flow Rates  | (Recorded 09/21/2022, Duration 2 Hours 19 Minutes)

This session takes and builds off the basic knowledge of fractions, decimals, percentages, and unit conversations by expanding upon them. The training takes previous concepts and applies them to the water industry by linking them to areas, volumes, flow rates, and velocities of water. 

Session 3 - Hydraulics  |  (Recorded 09/22/2022, Duration 2 Hours 36 Minutes)

This session combines all the elements of fractions, decimals, unit conversations, order of operations, areas, volumes, flow rates, and velocities and compiles them into one concept: hydraulics. The basics of hydraulics will be completely covered. Topics will include static pressure hydraulics based on elevation, fill rates, slope hydraulics, and the continuity equation. 

Session 4 - Chlorination  |  (Recorded 09/23/2022, Duration 2 Hours 20 Minutes)

This session combines everything covered during previous trainings about fractions, decimals, percentages, unit conversions, areas, volume, and flowrates and relates them to chlorination. This training is designed to show all operators surefire methodology for solving chlorination questions based around volumes and flow rates. An individual will learn how to calculate dosages, amount of chemical needed, and amount of chemicals present in the water.