Potable Water Treatment
This unit reviews the demand for potable water and the nature and
characteristics of available water sources and drinking water
treatment technologies. The physical, chemical and biological
quality of different water sources are considered together with a
detailed review of the various water treatment processes that can
be applied to produce potable water from them, including screening,
clarification [coagulation/flocculation], sedimentation/floatation,
filtration, disinfection, adsorption, ion exchange and use of
GAC/PAC and fluoridation. Water distribution and supply is reviewed
together with the safeguards that are taken to protect consumers,
with an emphasis on disinfection. The relevant drinking, bottled
and private water supply legislative and regulatory framework is
also covered within the unit.
The provisional start dates for Potable Water Treatment are:
w/c 9th September 2013
w/c 2nd December 2013
The cost of the unit is £587.50 (+ VAT). The unit has a learning
time equivalent to 24 hours spread over 15 weeks.
To register for the unit please email Tom Owen or call 020 7831
CIWEM reserve the right to cancel any start date if there are
insufficient registrants. No refunds can be made less than 14 days
prior to the commencement of the unit although substitutions can be
made at any time.