Course Meeting Times
Lectures: Two sessions / week, 1.5 hours / session
Dr. Peter Shanahan
The course examines the needs for water quality and how to achieve it by drinking water treatment, wastewater treatment, and other water-quality control strategies. The emphasis of the course is on principles and theory.
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Regular attendance and class participation will be considered in assigning final grades.
Collaboration on homework is permitted - please list your collaborators. Homework solutions will be posted one week after graded homework is returned - you can submit corrected homework for re-grading prior to posting of solutions.
Readings are intended as a supplement to lectures and are probably most beneficial if completed before each lecture.
Mara, D. Domestic Wastewater Treatment in Developing Countries. London, UK: Earthscan, 2003. ISBN: 1844070190.
Far more general than the title implies, this reference provides very clear descriptions of the characteristics of wastewater and the fundamentals of treatment.