Fluoride Use in Community Water Systems (In Person)

November 29, 2023 / 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Class Instructor: Bill Luhn, MRWA
Course Code: 7145-12-21
Credit Hours: 4
Type: Approved for All Treatment & Distribution System Operators  / Process
Cost: FREE!
Myersville Municipal Center | 301 Main Street, Myersville MD 21773

This session will be covering the use of Fluoride chemicals in Community Water Systems. The student will learn of the beneficial use of fluoride chemicals and some of the controversies surrounding its use. The student will explore different types of fluoride chemicals and equipment used during the fluoridation process. We will also discuss regulations regarding safe dosage and MCL levels of fluoride in drinking water.

  • Overview of fluoride chemicals.
  • Benefits and controversies concerning the use of fluoride.
  • Understanding the fluoridation process, chemicals and feed equipment.
  • Laboratory testing requirements and MCL regulations.
  • Mechanical and chemical safety concerns when dealing with fluoride chemicals.