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SEN745 - Water Reclamation and Reuse

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Enrolment modes:(G, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:K Baskaran
Prerequisite:

SEN741

Corequisite:

SEN740

Contact hours: 1 x 2 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial/lecture per week
Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

Topics to be covered in his unit include: sources of water for reclamation: storm water, grey water, industrial process water, domestic and industrial wastewater; reclaimed water quality: criteria, standards and guidelines advanced water recovery processes: physico-chemical processes (such as filtration, adsorption and oxidation), membrane technologies (micro-, nano-, ultra-filtration and reverse osmosis), disinfection and disinfection by products, biological processes (nutrient removal, membrane bio-reactors) reclaimed water storage and distribution; wastewater reuse applications – principles and cases studies: agricultural and landscape irrigation, aquaculture, industrial reuse, groundwater recharge, aquifer storage, urban and domestic reuse, reuse in decentralised systems and potable water reuse; environmental and public health associated with water reuse; risk assessment.; legal and economical aspects of water reuse sociological aspects of water reuse; case studies (Australian and international).

Assessment

Examination 70%, two assignments (design projects) 30%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$969$969$969$3032$3180

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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