Oil & Gas Training
and Competency Development

Discipline Process Technician Operations and Maintenance
Duration2 Days
Delivery Mechanism Classroom
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Potable Water Systems

Potable water for human consumption has to comply with high quality standards regarding its chemistry, physics and hygiene.  These standards are defined globally by the potable water standards issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as similar individual standards in United States, Canada and Europe.

Participants will gain the base knowledge necessary for the safe operation and management of equipment associated with potable water systems in oil and gas facilities.

The course emphasizes the importance of monitoring and controlling the potable water system for the safe and efficient operation of the entire plant as well as the welfare and safety of those who might utilize the system.

  • Agenda
  • Audience
  • Prerequisites
  • Agenda

    Day 1

    Potable Water System

    • Overview
    • Legislative standards
    • Treatment methods

    On day one, participants will learn about the obligations to comply with legislated standards to ensure the quality of the potable water. They will learn about the treatment of raw water which turns into potable water.  

    Day 2


    • Plant operation
    • Gravity filters
    • Reverse osmosis systems
    • Metering systems

    During day two, participants will learn about the operation of a potable water plant and the various issues associated with potable water treatment systems. They will also be exposed to different ways to make potable water from raw water. Various filtering and metering methods are also covered in this course.

  • Audience

    This course is mainly targeted to process technicians, process technologists and maintenance personnel.  The course can also be applicable to employees working with equipment and materials purchasing, equipment procurement, job planning as well as immediate supervisors to the working technicians.

  • Prerequisites

    Participants should have some recent exposure to oil and gas facility terminology.

  • Prerequisites

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