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2024, 02-27-24 Basic Treatment (T2), Zoom
Tuesday, February 27, 2024, 7:30 AM to Tuesday, May 14, 2024, 11:00 AM EDT
Category: Treatment Courses

Concepts and Practices of

Basic Drinking Water Treatment


For Grade T2

Tuesdays, February 27 – May 14, 2024 

7:30 AM – 11:00 AM 

This is a 12-week state-approved course that is being taught remotely using the Zoom format. The course is designed to provide students with the general concepts of drinking water treatment processes . Taking and passing this course is a prerequisite for taking the Massachusetts Grade 2 Drinking Water Operator Treatment License Exam.

Participants will meet using Zoom for 3 ½ hours each week to learn the following concepts: source water protection & management, hydrology, basic math and chemistry, regulations, water sampling & analysis, hydraulics, treatment processes, equipment operation and maintenance, safety, and administrative duties. (Note: basic math knowledge is required for this course. Individuals not comfortable with math concepts should consider taking a math course before taking this course.) 

Starting Date:  Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Time:  7:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Location:  Remote, Online, with Zoom

Instructor: Daniel Laprade, P.E.

TCHs: 37 

Cost: $900

(not including books = $200 and delivery fee = $20)


  • This remote online course has been approved by the Mass. Board of Certification of Drinking Water Operators.

  • All participants must have access to a computer with a camera and microphone throughout the entire class.  (Computers without audio can connect to the audio via a telephone).  

  • You will receive a confirmation email approximately one week before the course to confirm your registration and give you log in instructions for the class.

  • We will offer an optional Zoom practice session will be held on Monday, February 26th at 7:30 AM for anyone not familiar with Zoom. Instructions for attending the Zoom practice session will be sent to all students 1 week prior to the start of the course.


Register here

If you need registration assistance, please email [email protected] or call 978-263-1388.

Photograph/Video Release Agreement:
Participation in this course constitutes an agreement by the attendee to allow the Massachusetts Water Works Association (MWWA) to use and distribute the participant’s image in any MWWA-related publication or social media site.