Waste Water – Water Reuse
AIM To provide a detailed review and assessment of microorganisms of public health significance in waste-water and treated sewage. To explain the possibilities of water-reuse and methods used in water-reuse facilities.
  • Microorganisms in sewage treatment.
  • Pathogens in sewage.
  • Effect of sewage treatment stages on pathogen survival.
  • Disinfection of effluent.
  • Wastewater reuse – methods – public health implications.
  • The role of waste waters in the assessment and handling of COVID 19.
OUTCOME On completing the module students will be familiar with waste water microbiology and the likely impacts of effluent disposal. The possibilities of wastewater reuse, the methods and applications.


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