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WTRM114:  LAB ANALYSIS WATER/WASTEWATER


Course Description

This course is designed to support and understanding and application of water quality laboratory basics in a practical setting. It prepares students to perform chemical, physical and bacteriological examination of water and wastewater. ADVISORY: WTRM 102 Beginning Water/Wastewater Mathematics or Eligible for Mathematics 205.


Learning Outcomes

  • Identify laboratory equipment utilized for basic analysis of water and wastewater.
  • Define terminology used for basic chemical, physical, bacteriological examination of water and wastewater.
  • Perform mathematical calculations required for basic laboratory analysis of water and wastewater.
  • Perform collaborative laboratory exercises using reagents and instrumentation.
  • Prepare basic solutions and microbiological media for water/wastewater examination.
  • Identify common microorganisms in water/wastewater.
  • Write a laboratory summary of experiments performed.
  • Research current issues related to analysis of water and wastewater that are performed and how they affect the general population.


Last modified: November 25, 2014
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