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Surface Water Treatment I, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 19 days
    Duration
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The aim of this Surface Water Treatment I course from IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is to present and exchange state-of-the-art knowledge and experience on the technologies and design practices of conventional water treatment systems.

About

The Surface Water Treatment I short course is offered by IHE Delft Institute for Water Education.

Learning objectives

Upon completion, the participant should be able to:
  • Describe the theoretical principles of the unit processes: coagulation, filtration, sedimentation and dissolved air flotation in conventional surface water treatment
  • Link theoretical principles with practical aspects
  • Determine design parameters from experimental studies
  • Design a sedimentation tank

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 19 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course Content

The course covers the main unit processes of conventional surface water treatment. The following unit process will be explored in detail through lectures, laboratory sessions and workshops:

  • Coagulation
  • Sedimentation: Hydrodynamic principles of sedimentation and flotation, Stokes law, principles of discrete settling, flocculent settling and hindered settling. Horizontal and vertical continuous flow basins, settling tanks, shape of inlets and outlets. Design of a rectangular horizontal sedimentation tank.
  • Dissolved air flotation: Key design parameters, Henry's law, nucleus theory, Stokes law, rate of rise theory, hydraulic loading rate, solids loading
  • Filtration

Audience

Professionals dealing with engineering, management and education in the fields of water supply and wastewater and urban infrastructure will benefit greatly from this short course. It is also helpful for post graduate students in environmental engineering. Participants from government organisations, non-governmental organisations and the private sector are encouraged to join.

Lecturers

Coordinator

Maria Kennedy, Professor of Water Treatment Technology

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    87

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  • Minimum required score:

    502

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  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    160

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

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

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 Applies to you

    2850 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2850 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 19 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    2850 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2850 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 19 days.
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Living costs for Delft

  • 780 - 1160 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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