Water and Wastewater Treatment

Course Information
TitleΕΠΕΞΕΡΓΑΣΙΑ ΝΕΡΟΥ ΚΑΙ ΥΓΡΩΝ ΑΠΟΒΛΗΤΩΝ / Water and Wastewater Treatment
SchoolCivil Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID600014856

Programme of Study: PPS TMĪMATOS POLITIKŌN MĪCΗANIKŌN (2018-2019)

Registered students: 26
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Division of Structural EngineeringElective Courses954
Division of Hydraulics and Environmental EngineeringElective Courses954
Division of Geotechnical EngineeringElective Courses954
Division of Transport and Project ManagementElective Courses954

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
1. ΤΥ5100
Course Type 2011-2015
Knowledge Deepening / Consolidation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
  • Swedish, Japanese
General Prerequisites
Environmental Engineering
Learning Outcomes
After the completion of this course, the students will be able to: • understand the basic principles of water and wastewater treatment processes, • understand the basic principles of design and operation of groundwater and surface water treatment plants, • deepen the methods of processing specific categories of industrial wastes, • evaluate water and wastewater treatment studies.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course consists of two modules: Water and wastewater treatment technologies. WATER TREATMENT: Water, a natural resource. The hydrological cycle. Ground water, surface water, seawater. Water consumption. Pollution - contamination of water. Protection measures. Water quality characteristics: Physical, chemical, biological. Legislation: Potable water, irrigation water, bathing water. Water treatment processes. Primary and advanced treatment processes for ground and surface water. Flocculation and coagulation, sedimentation, filtartion, adsorption, disinfection. Storage and distriution of water. WASTEWATER TREATMENT: Municipal wastewater treatment. Compact systems. SBR systems. Natural systems. Reuse of treated wastewater and sludge. Biogas. Industrial wastewater treatment.
Water, water treatment, municipal wastewater, small wastewater treatment facilities, reuse of treated wastewater and sludge
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
  • Field trip
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
Laboratory Work30.1
Reading Assigment40.1
Field trips and participation in conferences / seminars / activities70.3
Written assigments90.3
Oral presentations of projects30.1
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Ευθ. Νταρακά “Διεργασίες επεξεργασίας νερού και υγρών αποβλήτων” - Το βιβλίο διατίθεται από τον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ (Κωδικός: 59380527), Εκδοτικός οίκος: "σοφία" , 2016, - Εθνικής Αμύνης 21, Θεσσαλονίκη. Αθ. Κούγκολου "ΠΕΡΙΒΑΛΛΟΝΤΙΚΗ ΜΗΧΑΝΙΚΗ Ρύπανση & Προστασία Περιβάλλοντος" - Το βιβλίο διατίθεται από τον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ (Κωδικός: 18548814), Εκδοτικός οίκος: "Τζιόλας", 2016. Θεσσαλονίκη. Περιβαλλοντική - Χημεία και Μηχανική - Θεωρία και Εργαστηριακές Ασκήσεις, Ευθ. Νταρακάς, Μ. Πεταλά, Β. Τσιρίδης, ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ Α. ΤΖΙΟΛΑ & ΥΙΟΙ Α.Ε. (2019), ISBN: 978960418640-2, ΕΥΔΟΞΟΣ: 86054621
Additional bibliography for study
Ευθ. Νταρακά “Επεξεργασία Βιομηχανικών Αποβλήτων” – Σημειώσεις (2006) σε ηλεκτρονική μορφή. Α. Ζαφειράκου “Σημειώσεις Τεχνικής Περιβάλλοντος” – Σημειώσεις που διατίθενται στο e-learning του ΑΠΘ
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