WMC643 - Water Management Control

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Subject Title
Water Management Control

Subject Description
The course introduces the student to municipal servicing for the treatment of water and wastewater.  Provincial standards for drinking water quality are examined.  The fundamental principles of hydrostatics, sedimentation and filtration are presented to help students develop an understanding of conventional methods for the design and operation of water and wastewater treatment facilities.  This understanding is then placed in a regulatory framework with an introduction to the Class Environmental Assessment for Water and Wastewater Projects.

Credit Status
One subject credit in the Civil Engineering Technology program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the relationship between water quality and human health;
  2. Calculate how particles moves in a fluid;
  3. Apply particle movement calculations to the design of conventional sedimentation and filtration basins, for both water and wastewater treatment;
  4. Describe the process of disinfection as it applies to both water and wastewater treatment;
  5. Discuss activiated sludge as one method for the treatment of wastewater solids.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.