Water quality management and research 787

Module code WQB 787
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

Water quality parameters: physical, chemical, biological, microbiological; Units of expression; Evaluation of parameters; Methods of analysis and practical laboratory analyses; Water quality interpretation, evaluation and assessment, water quality guidelines and requirements for domestic, industrial, agricultural, ecological, recreational requirements; Limnology and water quality in rivers and lakes; Surface water modelling; Ground water quality and assessment; Regulatory aspects including all relevant legislation; Integrated environmental management, integrated pollution control; Procedures to assess effluent discharge impacts; and Water quality management, policies and procedures, role of catchment management agencies, and catchment management plans.




Module credits 32.00
NQF Level 08
Contact time 32 contact hours per semester
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Chemical Engineering
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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