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PRGR667 Water Treatment and Water Desalination

[2 cr.]

Physical, chemical and biological water quality parameters determinations and standards; water treatment units: screens; sedimentation, coagulation/flocculation processes, filtration, and disinfection.  This course will also survey the commonly used thermal and membrane based desalination technologies. Environmental, sustainability and economic factors which may influence the performance, affordability and more wide-spread use of desalination systems for fresh water production and reuse will be highlighted.