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Oily Wastewater Collection and Treatment

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Overview / Abstract:

Description:

This course provides an introduction to oil wastewater collection and distribution. Oily wastewater typically is found aboard ships, and at seaports, airports, fuel farms, and industrial facilities. Section 311(b)(3) of the FWPCA prohibits the discharge of oil in harmful quantities into or upon the navigable waters of the United States. As indicated in the Title 40 CFR Part 110, Discharge of Oil, discharges in quantities that violate applicable water quality standards and cause a visible sheen upon the water are considered harmful. Treatment of oil discharges or oily wastes is frequently required.

Course Outline
1. OBJECTIVES
2. SOURCES
3. DISCHARGE CRITERIA
4. POINT SOURCE CONTROL
5. DISPOSAL OF OIL
6. EMERGENCY CONTAINMENT AND CLEANUP
7. OILY WASTEWATER CHARACTERISTICS
8. COLLECTION AND TRANSFER
9. OILY WASTEWATER TREATMENT
10. DESIGN CRITERIA FOR OIL-WATER SEPARATORS AND APPURTENANCES

This is an introduction to methods of collecting and treating oily wastewater so it will be suitable for discharge to a publically owned treatment works or waterway.

Learning Objectives:

Learn about oily wastewater collection and treatment aboard ships and at seaports;
Learn about typical oily wastewater effluent characteristics;
Learn methods of point source control;
Learn how to dispose of oily waste and sludge that results from collection and treatment;
Learn how to estimate oily wastewater quantities generated at seaports;
Learn about shoreside collection systems; and
Learn about chemical treatment systems and methods,

Expiration

Sep 05, 2020

Discipline(s)

Green / Sustainability

Format

Online

Cost

75.00

Credits / Hours

3 PDH

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

J. Paul Guyer, P.E., R.A.

Keywords / Search Terms

PDH Source, LLC

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