Groundwater Resources and Treatment, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 18 days
    Duration
  • Tuition Fee
    2850 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
    2850 EUR/year
    Tuition fee
  • English
    Language
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TheGroundwater Resources and Treatment short course from IHE Delft Institute for Water Educationis aimed at providing participants with theoretical background and practical expertise in the field of groundwater abstraction and treatment.

About

The Groundwater Resources and Treatment short course is offered by IHE Delft Institute for Water Education.

Learning objectives

Upon completion, the participant should be able to:
  • Assess if given (ground)water is aggressive against materials used in water a supply system and propose appropriate neutralisation technique.
  • Assess overall quality of a given groundwater.
  • Establish appropriate treatment approach for groundwater containing commonly occurring impurities and pollutants including iron, manganese, ammonia, fluoride, and hydrogen sulphate.
  • Understand advanced groundwater treatment approaches applied in The Netherlands

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 18 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

The course covers the following subjects:

  • Ground Water Flow and Recovery: Theory of groundwater flow, Darcys law, confined and unconfined aquifers, geohydrological investigations, development of observation and production wells.
  • Water Quality and Treatment: The use of water, water-born diseases, drinking water quality parameters and standards, introduction to water treatment processes, disinfection, removal of ammonia, colour, taste and odour, quality of groundwater, removal of iron manganese and nitrate, aggressive characteristics of water.
  • Advanced Groundwater Treatment: Advanced concepts in the removal of iron, manganese, arsenic, fluoride, methane, hydrogen sulphate and nitrate.
  • Computer Exercise Groundwater Treatment
  • Laboratory Course on Water Chemistry
  • Excursion: Field visit to groundwater treatment plants in The Netherlands.

Audience

The module specifically targets professionals in water treatment companies, consulting agencies, ministries and equipment suppliers.

Lecturers

Branislav Petrusevski, Associate Professor of Water Supply Engineering

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    160

    The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    502

    The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

You should at least have a Bachelor of Science degree, some years of working experience and a good command of the English language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2850 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2850 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 days.
  • EU/EEA

    2850 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2850 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 18 days.

Living costs for Delft

780 - 1,160 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

KOP aims to advance the development of the capacity, knowledge and quality of both individuals and institutions in higher and vocational education. In the first KOP round there will be scholarships for short courses. The MENA Scholarship Programme (MSP) also offers scholarships to professionals for short courses at IHE Delft.

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