[Not offered in 2021]
|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Science and Engineering|
Water, wastewater and stormwater treatment in the context of catchment management and sustainable development of our land, water and biological resources. The following topics are covered: Chemistry for water treatment methods of expressing concentration; physical properties of water; fundamentals of kinetics and equilibrium; pH and buffering techniques case studies involving chlorine, phosphorous and carbonates; the influence of pH on reaction equilibrium; project work; water and wastewater treatment source selection; screening, sedimentation and flocculation; aeration; filtration; reverse osmosis; chlorination; disinfection; water quality standards and monitoring; catchment sources; pump stations; odour control; trade waste; primary and secondary treatment; clarifiers; aerobic and anaerobic treatment; bio-solids; effluent reuse; biological nutrient removal; catchment management and stormwater treatment in the catchment context; catchment processes; water resource development; sustainability; natural resource management; water quality and aquatic ecology; urban stormwater management; water quantity and quality aspects; sediment and nutrient transport; management practices and treatments; case studies.
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