Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to urban wastewater treatment. Environmental biochemistry and biotechnology. Physical, chemical and biological characteristics of urban sewage. Mechanical treatment (screens, grit chambers, sedimentation basins). Biological treatment (activated sludge bioreactors, trickling filters, rotating disc contactors). Natural systems for sewage treatment. Chemical treatment. Disinfection and disposal. Sewage sludge treatment (thickening, stabilization and dewatering).