49124 Water Quality Management6cp; block, distance; availability: all courses (core for MEEM)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
The focus of this subject is integrated catchment management. It examines water systems including natural water bodies (streams, estuaries, groundwater), and related human infrastructure (water supply, sewerage and stormwater drainage systems), and provides an assessment of the impacts and methods of monitoring pollution in these environments in relation to water quality, natural flora and fauna, aesthetics and public health. It provides students with a general knowledge of these systems, their vulnerability to pollution and degradation, and remedial measures. Particular emphasis is given to water quality in urban environments.
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