WQM 119 Basic Water Quality Analyses

4 Credit Hours • 60 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Relates the results of laboratory control tests to the chemistry of water and wastewater treatment. Students gain the skills and techniques to operate within a laboratory. Topics include laboratory equipment and instrumentation-identification, set-up and calibration, safety, sample collection and preservation, written reports and laboratory tests. Laboratory testing includes hardness, alkalinity, dissolved oxygen, biochemical oxygen demand, chlorine residual, pH, phosphorus, dissolved solids, total solids, suspended solids, turbidity, langier index, fluoride and biomonitoring.