WQM 100 Introduction to Water Quality

3 Credit Hours • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Prerequisite: MAT 050 (Grade of C or higher) or MAT 090

Introduces the water and wastewater treatment field and the various applied science concepts that are used to operate, maintain and monitor water quality. Topics include the hydrological cycle, water sources, hydraulics, ecosystems, pollution, water chemistry, water calculations, microbiological aspects of water and water quality control.