- General introduction.
- Water as an environmental community of micro-organisms .
- Distribution of micro-organisms in aquatic environments including (terrestrial, ophthalmic, rivers, natural and industrial lakes and sediments) .
- Factors influencing the growth and distribution of micro-organisms in different aquatic ecology microorganisms and water pollution .
- Microbial flora for wastewater.
- Micro-organisms in water and wastewater .
- Wastewater treatment methods .
- Role of micro-organisms in water purification.
- Methods of preparing drinking water and wastewater and other human uses.
- Methods of judging the validity of water for human use.
field visits and sampling, physicochemical analysis of wastewater, chlorine residual , pH, turbidity, color, test and odor, conductivity,
microbial analysis of wastewater and principal analytical techniques, analytical quality assurance and quality control
Course Objectives & Outcomes
At the end of this course, the student will be able to:
- Acquire technical and manual skills to gain experience in water treatment at an advanced level.
- Transfer knowledge and instill technical skills in the field of water microbiology and its applications in quality control of drinking water.
- Know sewage treatment process.
- Train the student to work in water testing and analysis laboratories and in research and development laboratories and in water treatment plants.
1. Water and Sanitation Related Diseases and the Environment: Challenges, Interventions and Preventive Measures , Janine M. H. Selendy , Wiley-Blackwell , 2011 Print ISBN: 9780470527856 , Online ISBN: 9781118148594, DOI: 10.1002/9781118148594
Course ID: BIOL 563
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