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MUN 102 - Water Treatment Systems and Technologies

Code Start Date Duration Venue
MUN 102 16 October 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
MUN 102 11 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

Wastewater Treatment (WT) is the process of removing contaminants from wastewater, and includes physical, chemical and biological removal processes. The treated water can be returned to the water cycle or even reused sometimes. Such process help preserve resources, contain and remove potential diseases and minimize waste. In this course, participants will learn the various disinfectant technologies that are available for use, and are under development for WT.

Course Objectives

  • Being familiar with the main features of modern water systems
  • Understanding the process of sedimentation as it applies to water treatment
  • Learning about a variety of filtration techniques
  • Being familiar with disinfection techniques
  • Understanding the basic principles of water storage and sampling

Who Should Attend?

  • Managers
  • Professionals in water treatment
  • Consulting agencies
  • Ministries 
  • Equipment suppliers

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Operator duties in a water treatment plant
  • Coagulation, flocculation and filtration
  • Water storage
  • Distribution systems
  • Water quality sampling techniques
  • Basic electrical, instrumentation, and hydraulic principles
  • Occupational health and safety guidelines

Day 2

  • Sedimentation in water treatment
  • Coagulation process
  • Flocculation and clarification

Day 3

  • Types of filtration
  • Slow sand filtration techniques
  • Conventional sand filtration techniques
  • Different modes of filter operation
  • Alternative filtration
  • Membrane filtration

Day 4

  • Mechanics of chlorination
  • Different disinfection techniques other than chlorination
  • Ozone disinfection technique
  • UV disinfection technique
  • Disinfection by-products
  • Establishing adequate chlorine contact time

Day 5

  • The importance of water storage
  • Water storage facilities
  • Different items associated with the inspection cleaning and maintenance of reservoirs
  • The basic operating principles of service reservoirs
  • Fundamentals of a clearwell system
  • Water use cycles
  • Water quality tests and proper sampling techniques