0.1 About the course

Course subject(s) 0. Welcome to Treatment of Urban Sewage

Welcome to the course “Treatment of Urban Sewage”! We’re happy to have you here. The course team is looking forward to explore with you the fundamentals of sewage treatment and to share with you our expertise and knowledge about this subject.

During this course you will learn the role of treatment technologies in providing effective sanitation which are essential for human society and the safeguarding of public and environmental health.

The course details with fundamentals and application of urban wastewater treatment technologies. The different treatment steps involved in the treatment chain will be described as well as the physical, chemical and biological processes involved. There will be an emphasis on effluent quality and the functionality of each unit process within the treatment chain.

After the course, you should be able to recognise the process units, describe their function and make simple design calculations on wastewater treatment plants.

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