Course level

Postgraduate Coursework


Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology


Chemical Engineering School




One Semester

Delivery mode


Class contact

3L, 2T


(CHEE2003 or CIVL3130) and CHEM1200 and CHEE3002

Assessment methods

Assignment, presentation, final examination

Course coordinator

Dr Marie-Laure Pype (

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2019 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

This course covers engineering principles and practices associated with drinking and potable reuse water treatment, and their application and impacts in the context of water supply. Key topics include: - Conventional (i.e., surface water and groundwater) and alternative (i.e., desalination and treated wastewater) water supplies: introduction to strategic planning - Drinking and recycled water treatment: theory, design and troubleshooting of conventional and advanced treatments - Distribution system: design and operation - Managing risk and drinking water quality