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2021-2022 Catalog 
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WWT 174 - Industrial Wastewater Regulations

Credits: 1
Covers water pollution control statutes and regulations that concern industrial facilities which discharge directly to the environment or to publicly-owned wastewater collection systems and treatment plants.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Describe portions of the Clean Water Act that impact industrial wastewater treatment.
  2. Describe the role of the Environmental Protection Agency in pollution control efforts.
  3. Describe the types of industrial dischargers regulated by the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permit system, the National Pretreatment Program, the categorical pretreatment program, and other federal programs.
  4. Explain the role of local authorities in control of pollutants.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of legal liability.
  6. Explain the role of local codes and ordinances in the National Pretreatment Program.
  7. Demonstrate knowledge of regulations for direct and indirect dischargers.
  8. Interpret monitoring and reporting requirements.

Program Outcomes
  1. Monitor physical/chemical industrial wastewater treatment processes.
  2. Evaluate physical/chemical industrial wastewater treatment processes.
  3. Adjust physical/chemical industrial wastewater treatment processes.
  4. Add chemicals to industrial wastewater treatment processes.
  5. Collect samples for industrial wastewater treatment processes.
  6. Perform laboratory analysis of samples.
  7. Interpret analysis of sample data.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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