Course Description

This course is intended to make students appreciate the importance of water quality management, physical, chemical and biological character­istics of water and their significance in different water systems; Water quality monitoring and monitoring strategy; sources of contaminants; water quality standards and indicators; Institutional and legal framework regarding water quality in Uganda and Introduction to modeling of water quality in natural systems.

Objectives

  • Introduce the concepts of water quality management and monitoring
  • To understand the physical, chemical and biological character­istics of water and their significance
  • To learn ways to improve water quality through treatment and management of chemically and biologically polluted waters
  • To appreciate the importance of water quality monitoring and development of monitoring strategy
  • Recognize the role of water quality guide­lines and legislation in water quality management
  • Provide a practical understanding of the sig­nificance of water quality management to society and the role of water practitioners in the management process


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CIV 7264 Water Quality Management DOC PDF PS
CIV 7264 Water Quality Management