Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Water quality management and mode of operation
2 Pollution of waters, Classification of pollutants discharged to water with respect to the sources and positions entered, Conservative and nonconservative pollutant models
3 Defining of physical, chemical and biological water pollutants
4 Respiration mechanisms of microorganisms, Classification of microorganisms with respect to electron acceptors-donors and carbon sources
5 Aerobic, anoxic and anaerobic respiration mechanisms
6 Biological oxygen demand, Nitrogen oxygen demand, Total organic carbon, Chemical oxygen demand, Theoretical oxygen demand
7 Reaction kinetics for water quality modelling
8 Types of the reactors designed for wastewater treatment
9 Defining of lakes, Eutrophication in lakes, Carbondioxide balance in lakes, Alcalinity, Lake modelling
10 Rivers, Dissolved oxygen profile in rivers, Dissolved oxygen balance in rivers, River modelling
11 Groundwater sources, Water transport in soil, Darcy Law, Groundwater Pollution
12 Water Pollution Control Regulations, Drinking Water Standards WPCR, DWS
13 Design of treatment plants depending on water quality
14 Solving the problems

Textbook Selected notes prepared by the lecturer
Additional Resources Bartram, J., Ballance, R., (1996), Water Quality Monitoring, TJ Press Ltd. London.......................... Tchobanoglous, G., Burton, F.L., Stensel, D.D. (2002), Wastewater Engineering: Treatment and Reuse, 4th ed., Published by McGrow-Hill, ISBN: 0070418780.