Water Quality Management and Effluent Treatment
Water Quality Management and Effluent Treatment
07 Dec 2020
R 14550.00
Brief Description
The course will help us address the following challenges facing the water sector of South Africa:
  • Managing the emergence of the Water Availability crisis in Southern Africa
  • Evaluation of Water Fitness for Use
  • Management and design for resilience
  • Litigation against impacts of climate change
  • Paradigm shift from Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recover
  • Integration of ecological system during wastewater and effluent treatment
  • Countering the increasing incident of emerging pollutants and EDCs
The course includes a day visit at a water treatment facility and hands on analytical laboratory training.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will have a better understanding of the basic sciences involved in water quality management.
Course Content
Background aspects
  • South African water sources, hydrology and geohydrology
  • Basic water microbiology
  • Basic water chemistry
  • Biological, chemical and physical water quality parameters
  • Point and diffuse sources of pollution
  • National Water Act and other regulatory requirements

Treatment processes

  • Overview of water and wastewater treatment processes
  • Flow of material and mass balances
  • Physical-chemical treatment processes
  • Municipal wastewater
  • Biological treatment processes
  • Sludge treatment and disposal
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a relevant bachelors degree in Science or Engineering, with a reasonable background in maths, physics or chemistry. Relevant work experience in water resource planning, treatment processes and/or operation is recommended.
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Catalogue and Category:
Environmental Management and Geophysics
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are an engineer, scientist or technologist involved in water quality management and control, or the operation of water and wastewater treatment plants.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
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