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Water Management

Delft University of Technology via edX XSeries

Overview

Safe water supply and hygienic water treatment are prerequisites for the well-being of communities all over the world. This Water XSeries, offered by the water management experts of TU Delft, will give you a unique opportunity to gain access to world-class knowledge and expertise in this field.

This 3-course series will cover questions such as: How does climate change affect water cycle and public safety? How to use existing technologies to treat groundwater and surface water so we have safe drinking water? How do we take care of sewage produced in the cities on a daily basis? You will learn what are the physical, chemical and biological processes involved; carry out simple experiments at home; and have the chance to make a basic design of a drinking water treatment plant

Syllabus

Courses under this program:
Course 1: Introduction to Water and Climate

Water is a crucial element in climate and for society. Find out about the latest engineering interventions for water management in rivers, coasts and the urban environment.



Course 2: Drinking Water Treatment

Learn about urban water services, focusing on conventional technologies for drinking water treatment.



Course 3: Urban Sewage Treatment

Learn about urban water services, focusing on basic sewage treatment technologies.



Courses

Taught by

Caroline Katsman, Nick van de Giesen, Herman Russchenberg, Hubert Savenije, Marcel Stive, Luuk Rietveld, Doris van Halem, Anke Grefte, Jules van Lier and Merle de Kreuk

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Reviews

4.5 rating, based on 2 reviews

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  • Girma Moges
    Am interested to learn or to apply water management online free course that is interesting in my life also am working on tap water distribution and treatment

  • Challenging courses
    I completed two of the three courses, the one I didn't do is Introduction to Drinking Water Treatment.
    They are really condensed and the material it's not easy but if you have the time and you are willing to study hard you'll learn a lot.

    If you are serious about learning this topics, then do these courses, but trust me the material is really challenging.

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