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ET 273 - Stormwater Management, Treatment and Controls

Unit(s): 3.00

Advisory:It is advised that students be able to engage in written composition at a college level, read college-level texts, and have knowledge of elementary algebra concepts.
Transfers to: CSU

This course is designed to provide students working or seeking employment in the industrial stormwater management field with the skills necessary to manage stormwater activities at industrial sites. Such management activities include the ability to write stormwater plans, implement structural and non-structural best management practices, evaluate and design stormwater treatment systems, conduct laboratory testing, understand how to collect stormwater samples, evaluate low impact development methods, and understand the regulatory and political framework of stormwater management. Emphasis is placed on stormwater chemistry, water treatment, student-designed industrial treatment systems, auditing for compliance, monitoring of industrial effluent, interpretation of laboratory results, and how to apply data to achieve real reductions in effluent contaminated by industrial pollutants.

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Rio Hondo College, serving the communities of El Monte, Pico Rivera, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, and Whittier for over 50 years.


Rio Hondo College
3600 Workman Mill Road
Whittier, CA 90601

Phone: (562) 692-0921
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