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SEN744 - Water Supply and Wastewater Removal

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

K Baskaran

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: SEN742
Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 2 hour seminar /class per week

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Topics to be covered in this unit include:

  • Water supply systems - types of water supply systems, assessment of water demand, sources of water, elements of hydrology, surface water collection, ground water collection, head works development;
  • Water transmission and distribution systems: demand variations and design flows in pipes; pipelines and valves, hydraulics of pipelines, head loss, network analysis; pumps and pumping installation; service reservoirs;
  • Wastewater collection systems - collection of sewage and stormwater; sewer materials and appurtenances; flow measurements in sewers; sewer installations and testing;
  • Stormwater management systems - non-point source pollution, stormwater quality, retention facilities, objective in best management practices, non-structural best management practices, structural best management practices, treatment technologies.
  • Hydraulics of sewer systems – quantities of wastewater flows, design of sewers, sewer materials, appurtenances and maintenance, alternative in wastewater collection systems;

Assessment

Two assignments (20% each) 40%, examination 60%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit, students must achieve an overall mark of at least 40% in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1076$1076$3385$3554

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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