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SNUx: Environmental Engineering: Drinking Water Treatment

Understand what makes water clean or dirty and what are being done at water treatment facilities to make water safe to drink.

Environmental Engineering: Drinking Water Treatment
5 weeks
1–2 hours per week
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Starts Dec 8

About this course

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This course will cover fundamental science and engineering principles dealing with natural and water environmental systems. First, we focus on what influences water quality and what are sources, characteristics, and effects of water pollutants. Second, we will explore the basic chemical concepts needed to understand how pollutants may change their forms and influence water quality. Finally, we will learn different physicochemical processes used at drinking water treatment processes and how they will remove water pollutants and improve the water quality.

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English
  • Associated skills: Fundamental Science, Influencing Skills, Environmental Engineering

What you'll learn

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l What determines the quality of water

l Relevant chemistry in water environment that are useful to understand how water quality is influenced by various chemical constituents and how to apply it for treatment processes

l What are essential drinking water treatment processes

Week 1. Water Quality

Week 2. Water Chemistry – Intro

Week 3. Water Chemistry – Equilibrium

Week 4. Drinking water treatment processes

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