A course which covers water supplies, principles of hydraulics, and management of a water utility. The course will focus on understanding pressure, head, friction loss, forces, water velocity, and size capacity relationship of distribution systems. Also covered are pump characteristics, sizing of pumps, water chemistry, introduction to water treatment, arithmetic, and administrative functions behind the distribution system. This course prepares the student for te D1-D4 Water Distribution Operator's examinations administered by the State Water Resources Control Board. This course qualifies for up to 45 contact hours/CEU's.