This interactive short course will provide you with the skills to thrive in the WASH sector.
This 4.5 day course covers the conventional unit operations employed in water and wastewater treatment from a development perspective. This includes the scientific engineering principles on which they are based. This short course is perfect for those in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) or the development sector who wish to learn more about fundamental engineering principals for effective water treatment and distribution in a low-income setting.
At a glance
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- Duration4.5 Days
- LocationCranfield campus
What you will learn
On successful completion of this short course you will be able to:
- Describe different water quality parameters and how they are measured,
- Describe the basic principles of drinking water treatment and how these can be used at different scales including, household, community and municipal,
- Evaluate simple methods of wastewater treatment and how these are being applied to treating conventional waterborne sewage as well as in faecal sludge management,
- Assess how different treatment technologies might be applicable in different contexts.
- Water Quality and Public Health,
- Drinking Water, Chemicals and Health,
- Water Treatment Principles,
- Water Treatment Challenges,
- Advanced Technologies in Water Treatment for Development,
- Community Considerations for Appropriate Water Treatment,
- Introduction to Wastewater Treatment,
- Low Energy Wastewater Treatment,
- Advanced Technologies in Wastewater Treatment for Development,
- Resource Recovery from WS&S Technologies – Nutrients & Water,
- Resource Recovery from WS&S Technologies – Energy,
- Appropriate Technology Selection.
Who should attend
This short course is perfect for those in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) or the development sector who wish to learn more about fundamental engineering principals for effective water treatment and distribution in a low-income setting.
Dr Francis Hassard – Public Health Microbiology
Prof Sean Tyrell – Wastewater and Water quality
Prof Peter Jarvis – Drinking Water Treatment
Dr Gabriela Dotro – Environmental Engineering
Dr Alison Parker – Social aspects of water provision
Dr Ewan McAdam – Advanced Technologies for Development
Sean Furey – Industrial perspectives for WASH
Dr Marc Pidou – Energy and Nutrient recovery in a development setting.
Location and travel
Cranfield University is situated in Bedfordshire close to the border with Buckinghamshire. The University is located almost midway between the towns of Bedford and Milton Keynes and is conveniently situated between junctions 13 and 14 of the M1.
London Luton, Stansted and Heathrow airports are 30, 90 and 90 minutes respectively by car, offering superb connections to and from just about anywhere in the world.
Location addressCranfield University
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