Member $195 / Non-member $295
The workshop will present the essentials of potable water system hydraulics from hydrology to distribution pipe laterals. The topics will include details of hydraulic energy. Describe the interaction and relationship between kinetic and potential energies. The conservation of energy, the 1st of laws of thermodynamics: transformation between forms of energy. The 2nd law of thermodynamics: entropy and irrecoverable friction energy. Capturing, controlling and storing precipitation, and runoff. Managing storage of potable water: reservoirs, aquifers and tanks. The application of the core surface water hydraulic parameters; velocity, flow, cross sectional area, mass, acceleration (gravity), force, momentum, pressure, viscosity, specific gravity, density, Reynold’s number, hydraulic residence or contact time. Describe the fundamental hydraulic equations and there use: Bernoulli, Continuity, Manning and Darcy. Illustrate calculations for major and minor frictional energy losses, and the practical implications to water systems. Detail the empirical friction loss equations utilized by water utilities: Hazen-Williams and Darcy-Weisbach. Describe electrical pump operations in concert with total dynamic head. Pump mechanics: efficiency, power, speed, NEMA motor sizes (horse power) and torque. Describe the water turbines for generating electricity. Present aquifer characteristics and the extraction of ground water: Dupuit & Thiem equations. Discuss and illustrate the use of the groundwater hydraulic parameters: porosity, medium (clay-sand), conductivity (K), piezo metric head, depth or height of aquifer, hydraulic gradient, transmissivity, drawdown, specific capacity, safe yield, overdraft, etc. Describe and detail aqueducts open channel flow characteristics and control enlisting the Manning’s equation.
This class is 7:30 am - 4:30 pm.
Earn up to 8 contact hours.
Instructor: Rey Reyes
Please park in the Event Parking Lot - Lot C. This parking is located on the North side of Ashford Street before you enter Cucamonga Valley Water District. The classroom is located on the first floor of the Frontier Project. The Frontier Project is the building located on your right when you enter the gate.
Due to our commitment to instructors, other students and materials, the following refund policy applies:
- Requests for refunds must be made in writing and are subject to the following conditions: Full refund of fee paid (minus $50.00 handling fee) will be issued for cancellations received more than 15 days prior to class start date. All fees are non-refundable thereafter.
- Requests for transfers must be made in writing and are subject to the following conditions: Transfers are based on availability. No transfer requests will be authorized if they are not received more than 15 days prior to class start date.
- A 100% refund or credit of your registration fee will be issued if a class is cancelled by the Section.