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Water Treatment for Boilers and Chilled Water Systems

This training program is eligible for an early bird discount of $100 if registered 60 days out (or more) and will be automatically applied at checkout!



8 Hours


At the end of this training program attendees will be able to:

  1. Discuss why water treatment is necessary and the usual methods of dealing with the issues that arise
  2. Discuss the operation of water treatment equipment
  3. Understand and evaluate a water-treatment analysis report
  4. Recognize the benefits of surface blowdown systems and cooling tower bleed-off systems
  5. Understand blowdown heat-recovery systems
  6. Perform the proper sequencing of valves for bottom blowdown

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  • Why You should take this training program

    NEW – This course is now available via our interactive Live Online Training format. Live Online Training course length and content may vary from our in-classroom content. Click Here to ask us about the differences.

    Understand the Water Treatment process, beyond what their current water treatment chemical supplier shares about the overall Water Treatment process, to maximize your equipment lifecycle and manage treatment costs.

    Starting with the basic understanding of why Water Treatment is needed, our expert instructor will coach/review the basics of Water Treatment and discuss the best practices used for both Steam Boiler systems and Chilled Water systems. A recommended option includes conducting a field process workshop – a process and procedure review on your systems. Our instructor will review your specific water treatment method with the class, giving feedback on your processes, choice of treatment, and specific best practices.

    Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and Contact Hours
    Upon completion of this training program, the attendee will receive a certificate of completion. Please contact your state or local licensing agency to determine if this training program is accepted for Continuing Education recognition by the agency.

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  • Who Should Take This Training Program

    People who will benefit from attending this course include:

    •  Internal company role that makes decisions on Water Treatment methods and practices
    • Any individual worker tasked with the Water Treatment of their facility
  • What You'll Learn

    This course covers the following:

    • Water Treatment basics including chemistry and pretreatment methods
    • Steam boiler water treatment and the special needs of the specific equipment needed
    • Chilled water systems water treatment pertaining to both open and closed loop systems


  • Training Program Description

    Water Treatment Basics Introduction

    • Why Water Treatment
    • Water Cycle
    • Introduction of Properties of Water

    Boiler & Steam Waterside Problems

    • Scale
    • Corrosion & Pitting
    • Carryover

    Properties of Water and Water Chemistry

    •  pH
    • Alkalinity
    • Conductivity

    Pretreatment Methods

    •  Filtration
    • RO Systems
    • Sodium-zeolite water
    • Demineralizers

    Steam Boilers Internal Treatment Methods

    • Phosphate
    • Hydroxide
    • Polymer
    • Chelates
    • Steam and Condensate line treatment
    • Amines

    Controlling TDS and Blowdown

    • Cycles of Concentration
    • Water Column Blowdown
    • Bottom Blowdown
    • Heat Recovery

    Water Testing

    • Consultant Questions
    • Drop Tests
    • Titration Equipment
    • Lab Setup

    Corrosion Control for Steam Boilers

    • Dissolved Gasses
    • Oxygen Removal
    • Deaerator
    • Sulfites

    Water Treatment Equipment

    • Selection
    • Installation
    • Maintenance

    Magnetic Water Treatment

    •  Magnetic Water Treatment Basics

    Chilled Water Systems Open Chilled Water Systems

    • Cooling Tower
    • Water Chemistry
    • Water Quality Problems
    • Cycles of Concentration
    • Langelier Index
    • Algaecides and Biocides

    Closed Loop Systems

    • Corrosion Control
    • Glycol Systems
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    Training Program Pricing

    1-Day Lecture: $550 / Participant

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