Small Drinking Water Supplies

How to evaluate small drinking- water supplies and prepare Public Health Risk Management Plans for small water supplies.

Course Description

This two day course is designed to give participants the skills needed to evaluate the performance of existing water supplies and to determine treatment options for new and existing water supplies and to prepare Public Health Risk Management Plans for water supplies.

Course Content

Participants will learn:
  • Factors that affect quality and quantity of water available from water sources and catchments
  • Capabilities and limitations of water treatment processes
  • How to select water treatment processes
  • Multibarrier systems for public health protection
  • Drinking water reticulation components from source to taps
  • Monitoring and recording requirements
  • How to prepare Public Health Risk Management Plans

A post course assignment is required to be completed as part of this course in order to be awarded the unit standard/s stipulated.

Participants who successfully complete this course and the post-course assignment will be accredited with NZQA Unit Standards 22873, Demonstrate knowledge of, and evaluate, a small drinking-water supply (Level 4, 6 credits) and 22874, Demonstrate knowledge of, and develop, a PHRMP for a small drinking-water supply (Level 4, 6 credits) and will receive a NZMPTA Certificate of Achievement in Small Drinking Water Supplies