env350 | undergraduate
Water And Wastewater Treatment Technology
This course will introduce students to water and wastewater treatment technology. Topics will include drinking-water treatment and distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, and water reuse.
This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Water Reuse and Sustainability
- Create a plan for water reuse.
- Identify sustainability practices for water use and wastewater treatment.
- Assess the overall energy use and carbon footprint of water and wastewater utilities.
- Explain how water storage in aquifers relates to water reuse.
Water Quality and Distribution
- Distinguish between groundwater and surface water sources for water supplies.
- Demonstrate integration of natural and human-generated water cycles.
- Explain the importance of microscopic life in water quality and waterborne disease.
- Examine regulatory structure for drinking water and water pollution control.
- Evaluate best practices for solid-handling operations.
- Distinguish among primary treatment, secondary treatment, and advanced treatment.
- Assess sound asset-management practices for utilities.
Drinking Water Treatment
- Differentiate between treatment technologies used for groundwater supplies and those for surface water supplies.
- Determine applicability of advanced water treatment, including use of seawater as a supply.
- Explain issues arising from residuals left from drinking-water treatment processes.
- Describe how treated drinking water is distributed for use.
Wastewater Characteristics and Collection
- Explain sewer system operations.
- Determine the importance of biochemical oxygen demand biochemical oxygen demand.
- Distinguish between industrial and municipal sources of wastewater.
- Differentiate between storm sewers and sanitary sewers.
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