Water Operations And Management WOM413 Management of waste in the water industry

  • Course Code MS-145
  • Duration 5 days
  • Learners16Max

This unit will allow learners to develop knowledge of the scientific concepts and issues that underpin the theory and practice of waste management.


By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Describe the key sources of waste produced within the water industry.
  • Explain the difference between process generated and natural waste.
  • Explain the main purpose of waste management and relevant pollution control legislation.
  • Explain the impact of current legislation on water industry operations.
  • Explain how legislation and other business pressures can influence waste treatment, handling, recycling and disposal operations.
  • Describe how wastes are segregated and their typical destiny in terms of recycling or disposal.
  • Describe how treatment processes can minimise waste transportation cost.
  • Explain the control measures for waste incineration and emission and the reasons for them.
  • Describe uses of waste water treatment works final effluent.
  • Describe treatment of waste water treatment works final effluent, including ultra-filtration and disinfection.
  • Discuss and compare the advantages and disadvantages of two disinfection processes.
  • Describe methods of storage and distribution of waste water treatment works final effluent.
  • Describe typical sampling, monitoring, control and recording regimes.

Classroom based activity using PowerPoint, group activities and discussion. End of unit assessment in the form of an exam and written assignment

Pre Course Requirements