Lending Library

Contact Doris Poirier at (207) 287-5699 or Terry Trott at (207) 287-7485 for more information.

The following materials are offered on loan:

  • Small Water System Operation and Maintenance
    A Field Study Training Program, Fourth Edition

    Prepared by California State University, Sacramento: Office of Water Programs
    This home-study training program uses the concepts of self-paced instruction where you are your own instructor and work at your own speed.
  • Small Water Systems Video Information Series
    Designed for small water system operators, managers and board members
    Prepared by California State University, Sacramento: Office of Water Programs
    2 DVDs and booklet approximately 10 hours of study
  • Water Systems Operation and Maintenance Video Training Series
    Prepared by California State University, Sacramento: Office of Water Programs
    Videos and handbook on: Wellhead Protection, Hypochlorination, Water storage Tanks, Sampling and Testing, Inspecting a Pump station, Distribution Systems.
    Although this has lots of good information there are no study questions to prepare for examination.
  • Water Treatment Plant Operation Volume I and II
    A Field Study Training Program, Fifth Edition

    Prepared by California State University, Sacramento: Office of Water Programs
    Materials in these manuals provide basic operational and maintenance concepts for water treatment plants and with an ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Water Distribution System Operation and Maintenance
    A Field Study Training Program, Fifth Edition

    Prepared by California State University, Sacramento: Office of Water Programs
    Describes operator responsibilities, storage facilities, distribution system characteristics, water quality considerations and other topics relative to distribution operations.
  • Operator Certification Study Guide Fifth Edition
    Prepared by American Water Works Association
    A collection of questions and answers to prepare for water treatment and distribution operator certification exams.
  • Water Treatment Operator Handbook
    Nicholas Pizzi, American Water Works Association
    A ollection of treatment topics and processes reviews to serve to train operators to perform tasks to provide safest possible water.
  • Water Distribution Operator Training Handbook Third Edition
    Prepared by American Water Works Association
    An Introduction to water distribution system operation, covering regulations, water quality, design, installation and maintenance.
  • The Operator Basics Training Series CD
    Produced by the Montana Water Center
    Learn essential information about small public ground water system operations by working through a series of challenging, colorful and fun activities. Free downloads available here.

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