ENVS1127 Water resources, water supply & sanitation (5 cr)
Department of Biological and Environmental Science
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020
Urban hydrological cycle. Physical, chemical and biological unit operations of drinking water treatment and purification of wastewater: mixing, screening, settling and filtration, chemical coagulation/flocculation, redox-reactions, disinfection and advanced techniques. Treatment of sludges. Water distribution and wastewater collection systems.
Lectures, calculus, seminars, exam.
Exam 70 %, project work 30 %.
After the course, the students know the quality and requirements of raw, drinking and wastewater and how to achieve them by physical, chemical and biological processes. The students know the water safety management and receive the official VALVIRA certificate “Vesityökortti”.
Description of prerequisites
ENVS1124 Environmental technology.
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Parts of the completion methods
Teaching (5 cr)
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