Apr 17, 2024  

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WET 244 - Water/Wastewater Utility Equipment Maintenance

Credits: 3
Provides the student with basic knowledge of mechanical equipment and repair techniques used in both water and wastewater facilities. Uses shop drawings and blueprints during disassembly and reassembly of a variety of mechanical devices. Studies pumps, valves, piping systems, and chlorination equipment. Credit may be earned in WWT 244 or WET 244. but not in both.

Prerequisite(s): READING LEVEL 2 and WRITING LEVEL 2 and MATH LEVEL 2 and WET 110  or WET 112  
Corequisite(s): None
Lecture Hours: 45 Lab Hours: 0
Meets MTA Requirement: None
Pass/NoCredit: No

Outcomes and Objectives
  1. Demonstrate his or her ability to follow proper maintenance procedures and guidelines necessary to perform as a competent maintenance person in this field.
    1. Diagnose failed, malfunctioning and inefficient pump conditions.
    2. Comprehend the factors involved in pumping various fluids.
    3. Measure (pumping equipment’s) amperage levels and ascertain the equipment’s efficiency based on these measurements.
    4. Interpret mechanical prints and cut sheets.

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