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.