This online course
provides criteria for design and construction of potable water distribution
systems. The contents cover pressure regulation alternatives, distribution mains,
distribution systems pressures, service connections, distribution system equipment,
distribution system design. The course materials are based entirely on the Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC 3-230-10A) of the U.S. Department of Defense:
Water Supply, Water Distribution. This course includes a multiple-choice quiz
at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
The purpose of
this course is to provide design criteria for water storage requirements. You
are required to study the following Technical Manual of
Joint Departments of the Army and Air Force USA:
UFC 3-230-10A: Water Supply, Water Distribution (62 pages, PDF file format, 1.9 MB).
click on the above underlined hypertext to view, save or print the document
for your study.
additional technical information related to this subject, please visit the following
websites or web pages:
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
US EPA: Local Drinking Water Information
Massachusetts Water Resources Authority
Bentley's Haestad Methods Water Distribution Systems
Once you finish studying the above course content you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.