Aquafuelicity University

Premier Water & Energy Technology, Inc. offers a number of training program options for managers and operators. Training is available for Basic chemistry, external treatment, boiler water treatment, cooling water and closed system treatment, and health, safety, and regulation. Every training session is customized to meet individual or group goals.

Training Center

Aquafuelicity University is Premier Water & Energy Technology, Inc.’s comprehensive training platform. It encompasses a wide variety of water and energy-related education and training tools specifically designed to meet the needs of owners, managers, and operators.

In the Catalyst Center, comprehensive water treatment training programs are offered for the novice, experienced operator, as well as engineering and facility owners and managers.

Mission Statement

The Catalyst Center at Aquafuelicity University will serve as Premier’s crucible for innovative water solutions and resource utilization awareness.

Training experiences are offered on these topics

Fundamentals of Water
Origin, properties, and uses of water

Boiler Water Treatment
Design, operation, and treatment programs for steam and hot water boiler systems

Cooling Water Treatment
Chiller and cooling tower overviews, maintenance, and treatment programs

Pretreatment / Ion Exchange
Filter, water softener, demineralizer, and reverse osmosis fundamentals

EH&S
Material handling, safety, and GHS compliance

Water Safety
Potable and utility waterborne pathogens
ASHRAE 188 Compliance

Testing & Monitoring
Onsite testing and control of key system parameters

Onsite Training

Aquafuelicity Premier Water & Energy Technology, Inc. offers a number of training program options for managers and operators. Training is available for basic chemistry, external treatment, boiler water treatment, cooling water, and closed system treatment, and health, safety, and regulation. Every training session is customized to meet individual or group goals.

Water Drop

Basic Chemistry

  • Ions – Cations, Anions, Radicals
  • Amphoteric Metals
  • Water Analysis
  • Dissolved Gases, Gas Laws, Partial Pressures
  • Latent Heat
  • Heat Transfer
  • Specific Heat
  • Feed Calculations, Pump Problems
  • Conversions: ml, gal, pounds, Ca, Mg CaCO3
  • Langelier Index Calculations
  • Ryznar Index Calculations

External Treatment

  • Filtration – Media Filters
  • Clarification – Polymer
  • Reverse Osmosis
  • Cold and Hot Process Softening – Lime Soda
  • Zeolite Softening, Types of Resins
  • Ion Exchange Process and Design
  • Brine Process of Softener Regeneration
  • Softener Problems – Channeling, Causes of Resin Damage

Boiler Water Treatment

  • Pretreatment
  • Deaeration
  • Phosphate Scale Treatment for Scale Control
  • Coordinated pH Phosphate Treatment
  • Carbonate Cycle Boiler Treatment
  • ABMA, ASME Boiler Water Standards, Guidelines
  • Boiler Water Alkalinity
  • Cycles of Concentration Calculations
  • % Blowdown, Makeup, etc.
  • Blowdown - Bottom and Continuous
  • Chelate Treatment and Parameters
  • Tube Ruptures – Thin Lip and Thick Lip
  • Caustic Embrittlement
  • Carryover - Steam Quality, Causes, Prevention
  • Condensate Line Corrosion – Causes, Prevention
  • Lay-Up of Boilers

Cooling Water Treatment & Closed System Treatment

  • Causes of Corrosion
  • Corrosion as Electrochemical Reactions – Anode Cathode, etc.
  • Corrosion Prevention
  • Scale Causes – Scale Inhibitors
  • Langelier Index
  • Cycles of Concentration – Bleed-off Calculations
  • Microbiological Fouling Causes
  • Microbiocides – Chlorine, Bromine, Non-Oxidizers
  • Legionella
  • Cooling Tower Operation, Evaporation Rates
  • Absorption Chiller

Health, Safety & Regulation

  • Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) – Contents, Purpose
  • Hazardous Materials – Defined
  • NFPA Diamond Contents and Purpose
  • Acute vs. Chronic Toxicity
  • Toxic Reactions
  • OSHA Regulations
  • Spill Response
  • Storage of Hazardous Materials
  • List of DOT Hazards
  • DOT Hazards – Defined
  • Boiler Additive Regulations – USDA, FDA
  • OSHA Written Hazard Communication Plan

Online Training

Learning Source

Online Training

Premier’s partnership with SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions gives us access to Learning Source, an online training curriculum for:

  • Fundamentals of Water Treatment
  • Cooling Water Fundamentals
  • Advanced Cooling Water Program
  • Wastewater Program
  • RO Program
  • Boiler Program

These training courses are self-paced and available 24/7. Learning Source comes with reporting and completion monitoring tools and is an excellent vehicle to implement for meeting continuing education requirements. If you are interested in learning more about Learning Source, please contact your Water Treatment Consultant or click here.

Contact us to learn more about our training programs. We offer a series of options for clients throughout the southeastern US.