Basic Science Behind Safe Drinking Water
- Course Number: C1022
- Credits: 4 hours
- Instructor: Ellen Huang, PE
- Price: $40
Drinking water is needed by every human being to maintain life. A reliable drinking water supply is the essential for public health. This course provides basic concept of chemical characteristic and biological characteristic of water, which is necessary to understand the components and process associated with drink water systems. 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 chemical characteristics, including: concepts of elements, compounds, constituents in water, and chemicals used during water treatment.
- Recognize biological characteristics of water, including: microorganisms that live in water, diseases, and disease transmission through water.