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Water Quality Management


The course presents the basic concepts concerning policy, evaluation, and implementation of pertinent water quality management issues. Topics of focus include water quality standards and criteria, principles of water quality management, regulatory considerations, eutrophication, diffuse pollution and global aspects of sustainable water quality control strategies, treatment plans management, and solid/liquid by-products.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, the participant will be able to:

  1. Delineate the significance of terms and parameters pertinent to water quality management
  2. Address current local water quality and quantity issues
  3. Evaluate the significance of pertinent water quality legislation
  4. Apply water quality criteria requirements based on use including municipal, industrial, recreational, aquatic life, and agricultural
  5. Comprehend the management criteria in water treatment plans and ensure best quality
  6. Demonstrate and interpret the basic concepts of water quality management

Course Outline

  1. Drinking water quality standards, regulations, and goals
  2. Health and aesthetic aspects of water quality
  3. Source water quality management
  4. Water treatment plans
  5. Water treatment steps & management
  6. Water treatment plant residuals management
  7. Internal corrosion and deposition control
  8. Microbiological quality control in distribution systems
  9. Plan design vs. water quality
  10. Water treatment efficiency and effectivity
  11. Heavy metals and chemicals in water

Training Delivery Methods

  1. In-class method
  2. Online method
  • Duration: 30 Learning Hours

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Participant who complete the stand alone course will be awarded a Certificate of Course Completion.