Wastewater Engineering

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Wastewater Engineering

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Wastewater Engineering

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The course offers delegates a basic understanding of the design and operation of unit processes in the treatment of domestic and industrial wastewaters inluding a site visit and hands on laboratory session. Recent developments and more advanced techniques in wastewater treatment are considered and delegates will acquire a deeper knowledge of the physical, chemical and biological principles in wastewater assessment and treatment.

Course Objectives

Delegates will:

  • gain an understanding of the effects of wastewater discharges on the aquatic environment and to appreciate the environmental impacts of wastewater management;
  • acquire an understanding of the fundamental scientific concepts and detailed technical understanding of the technologies required for domestic and industrial wastewater treatment;
  • understand the principles involved in the design and selection of appropriate unit processes;
  • be able to select and design appropriate wastewater treatment unit processes;
  • be able to calculate design specifications for unit processes to treat wastewater of a particular quality to a particular standard;
  • be proficient in a range of standard wastewater laboratory analytical methods and to be able to interpret the relevance of these in relation to environmental regulations.

Course Outline

  • Introduction: Sources and Quantities
  • Legislation and Controls
  • Sewerage Systems and Pre-Treatment
  • Sedimentation/Flotation
  • Fixed Film Processes
  • Principles of Biological Treatment
  • Suspended Growth Processes
  • Waste Stabilisation Ponds
  • Constructed Wetlands
  • Membrane Processes
  • Nutrient Removal
  • Odour Control
  • Sludge Production and Characteristics
  • Sludge Treatment and Disposal

Who is the course aimed at?

Consultants, Environmental Officers, Water and Wastewater Engineers, Environment Agency and Water Utility staff

Presenters

School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences

Fees

  • Wastewater Engineering
    • £1125.00

We offer a 30 percent discount on this course to full time students and to Newcastle University staff.

The course fee includes tuition, course materials, lunch and refreshments.

Formal assessment may be available for this Course. Assessment attracts an additional fee of £275.00, and delegates will be issued with a transcript and Certificate of Credit Achieved.

Owing to visa restrictions the assessment option is not available to international students outside the European Economic Area (EEA).

Academic Module Outline

This course is also delivered as a Module (code CEG8104) on at least one of the School's Masters programmes, the majority of which can be studied part time, making them suitable for those in employment. Delegates will attend with full and part time registered students. The Academic Module Outline is available via the University's Module Catalogue.

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Accredited by Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management Wastewater Engineering accredited by Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management

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