Water Analysis and Monitoring
Water Analysis and Monitoring
16 Nov 2020
R 14550.00
Brief Description
The short course in Water Analysis and Monitoring is specifically designed to update you on current and new methods of sampling, handling, analysis and data management that have all recently emerged towards better decision-making in the field of water resource treatment and preservation. The water quality of natural water resources around the world is in a state of decline due to nutrient inputs from various municipal, industrial and/or agricultural activities. This course equips you with the innovative skills and practical know-how to reverse the trends towards hypertrophication in water bodies and to make recommendations for advanced treatment of effluent sources.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will be able to facilitate planning for monitoring of rivers, dams and groundwater resources make decisions regarding choice of the best sampling and analytical methods for a given water quality assessment plan evaluate and classify extent of pollution for a range of water bodies effectively use data capturing and analytical tools and presentation of data in GIS format facilitate decision making regarding optimum utilisation of South African water resources
Course Content
Day 1Background: Water ChemistryBackground: Water MicrobiologyWater Quality and PollutionAdvanced drinking water treatment Wastewater collection and treatmentDay 2Advanced wastewater treatmentStorm water management BMPS and treatmentGroundwater managementIndustrial wastewater treatmentDay 3The South African Regulatory requirements for water quality management SANS 241Blue drop as an incentive based regulatory mechanismGreen drop as an incentive based regulatory mechanismWater Quality monitoring programme design
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a bachelors degree in science or engineering and reasonable background in maths, physics or chemistry. Work knowledge of water resource planning, treatment processes, and/or operation is desirable.
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Engineering and Technology Management
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are a consult engineer or water/environmental scientists and practitioner within the Southern African water sector or developing countries experiencing water challenges due increasing industrialisation and urbanisation.
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