After completion of the course, the student should be able to
identify suitable fresh water sources for municipal and industrial use
construct of flow diagram containing the principle processes for surface water and groundwater treatment in the production of drinking water
suggest treatment methods for fresh water extracted from groundwater and surface water
explain the basic principles of a distribution network for drinking water with distribution from a water work to one or more reservoirs.
describe how a water distribution network and a reservoir interact, primarily during a day and from day to day,
explain the basic principlies of a sewer system, including combined and duplicated sewage distribution networks.
Raw water sources, i.e., rivers, lakes, reservoirs, groundwater, that can be exploited for drinking water production. Common methods for drinking water treatment from different sources. Flow-Charts for a typical municipal water treatment plant. Design of pipe networks having one or more connected water treatment plants. Estimation of hydraulic dimensions of water and sewage distribution systems (designed flow) .
Lectures, laboratories and exercises.
Written examination (3 credits). Laboratory reports and exercises (2 credits).