EN2601 - Environmental Abatement - Water

This is a combined theory/laboratory course dealing with water quality and wastewater treatment.  The first part of the course focuses briefly on water quality. The second emphasis of the course is an introduction to knowledge and practices, theories and applications relevant to in-plant abatements, followed by the treatment of wastewater flowing from industrial settings.  The characteristics of primary and secondary treatment processes, and plant operations will be studied.  Monitoring procedures and methods of analysis are covered in theory and laboratory sessions.  Current and innovative wastewater treatment processes are covered.  Special attention is focused on provincial and federal environmental acts and regulations, in particular how these relate to decision making and possible audit findings.

Prerequisite(s): MA1101; PH1101

This course is offered in the following programs: