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WWT 185 - Municipal Wastewater Treatment 1

Credits: 3
Gives an overview of the purpose, operation and maintenance of municipal wastewater treatment plant processes including preliminary treatment, primary treatment, trickling filters and rotating biological contractors.

Enrollment Requirement: MATH 72 , MATH 97  or eligible for MATH 97 ENGL 99  or ENGL& 101  or eligible for ENGL 99 .

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

  1. Describe sources and characteristics of wastewater.
  2. Interpret regulations affecting operation of wastewater treatment plants.
  3. Describe the purpose and operation of wastewater treatment process units.
  4. Perform calculations related to process control of wastewater treatment processes.

Program Outcomes
  1. Identify characteristics of wastewater conveyed and treated in municipal wastewater collection and wastewater treatment systems.
  2. Monitor, evaluate and adjust processes used in municipal wastewater collection and wastewater treatment systems.
  3. Monitor, evaluate, operate and maintain common types of equipment found in municipal wastewater collection and wastewater treatment systems.
  4. Apply appropriate safety procedures to operation of municipal wastewater collection and wastewater treatment systems.
  5. Collect samples for, perform and interpret results of basic laboratory analyses used to monitor municipal wastewater collection and wastewater treatment systems.
  6. Perform supporting administrative duties for municipal wastewater collection and wastewater treatment systems.


College-wide Outcomes
  • Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning - Quantitative Reasoning encompasses abilities necessary for a student to become literate in today’s technological world. Quantitative reasoning begins with basic skills and extends to problem solving.



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