University of Technology Sydney

48840 Water Supply and Wastewater Engineering

6cp; 1 hpw. Forms of attendance, mode of delivery and assessment requirements in this subject have changed to enable social distancing and reduce the risks of spreading COVID-19 in our community. This subject will be taught in an online mode.
Requisite(s): 65111 Chemistry 1



This subject provides civil and environmental engineering students with a detailed knowledge of: (i) water pollution control objectives, (ii) the design of potable water and sewage treatment processes, (iii) sewerage and water reticulation systems, and (iv) the advanced technologies used in the upgrading of water and wastewater treatment plants, desalination and water and biosolids re-use.

Upon completion of this subject, students are able to design safe public health and environmental, water supply and wastewater disposal; apply design concepts outlines of functions and calculations of main reactors’ sizes for drinking water and sewage treatment plants; sewerage systems and water reticulation systems; and implement and respond to water quality and water re-use objectives.

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Autumn session, City campus

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