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Course Description

This course focuses upon the efficient use and conversation of water in the following contexts: overall supply and demand; utility operations and measures; residential uses and measures; commercial, institutional uses and measures; and landscape uses and measures.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss the primary aspects of water supply and demand, including supplier and regulator roles, supply sources, and overall urban demand.
  • Outline the key components of utility water demand characteristics, operations, and related performance measures.
  • Explain the major elements of indoor and outdoor residential water usage and conservation.
  • List the major elements of commercial, industrial, and institutional indoor and outdoor water usage and conservation.
  • Describe the key factors associated with water usage and conservation in the outdoor landscape., including water-efficient landscaping principles, water usage survey, turf-grass, and non-potable water sources.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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