Course Description

This course provides the need for wastewater treatment, importance of understanding the different wastewater sources and characteristics as a means of identifying wastewater treatment processes and design of wastewater treatment plants. It introduces preliminary treatment unit processes, biological treatment systems, nutrient removal systems, wastewater treatment ponds, sludge characteristics, handling and treatment. In addition, reuse of treated wastewater is presented as a waste management practice.


  • to create an understanding of unit processes and unit operations in wastewater treatment
  • to spread knowledge on technologies and technology selection
  • to enhance student’s ability to design conventional wastewater treatment plants and other alternative wastewater treatment systems
  • to provide an understanding of reuse of treated wastewater
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CIV 7118 Wastewater treatment and reuse DOC PDF PS