Introduction to Drinking Water
- Course Number: C1021T
- Credits: 2 hours
- Instructor: Ellen Huang, PE
- Price: $20
Water is one of the most important materials on earth, and it is critical for human survival. A reliable drinking water supply is the essential for public health. Throughout history, a polluted water supply has afflicted numerous populations. Water supply needs to be regularly checked and treated for disease-causing germs and chemical pollutants. This course focuses on drinking water and the public drinking water systems of the United States. Although the material is written for the state of Alaska, this knowledge can be applied for any state.
At the end of this course, there will be a multiple-choice, open-book quiz, which is designed to enhance your understanding of the course material.
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
- Understand the distribution of the water on earth
- Learn how the hydrologic cycle works
- Be able to classify the types of water systems
- Recognize typical water use and demands
- Determine various classes of public water systems