WATER MANAGEMENT

WEM3WM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This unit provides an introduction to the engineering processes involved in the production of potable water and the treatement of wastewaters. Topics covered include: the physical, chemical and microbiological characteristics of raw water supplies (surface water and groundwater) and wastewaters, unit processes in water & wastewater treatment plants, design and modelling of wastewater treatment systems, constructed wetlands, remote wastewater systems, and wastewater disposal /reuse.

SchoolSchool of Life Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEwen Silvester

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites WEM2FRE

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects WEM3WMA

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Understand the chemical, physical and biological characteristics of raw waters and wastewaters

Activities:
Report, exam & field trips
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Be able to design discrete unit processes in engineered water & wastewater treatment systems

Activities:
Report, exam & field trips
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Have a good knowledge of the options and limitations for the reuse of treated wastewaters

Activities:
Both reports, exam & field trips
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Quantitative Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEwen Silvester

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Two 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Field Trip Week: 10 - 22
Eight 3.0 hours field trip per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"8 Field trips per semester"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Two (2) 1500-equivalent reports40 01, 02, 03
One (1) 2-hour exam60 01, 02, 03