WQM 216 Biological & Bacteriological Water Quality Analyses
4 Credit Hours • 60 Contact Hours (Lecture)
Prerequisite: WQM 119
Studies microorganisms associated with all phases and concerns of water and wastewater treatment including bacteria, protozoa and algae. Topics include: microorganisms used in treatment, pathogenic indicators, regulations, health hazards and laboratory safety. Laboratory work involves media preparation, coliform testing, standard plate count, algae identification, activated sludge examination, volatile acids/alkalinity and biomonitoring.