Course Introduction

Water supply isthe provision of water by public utilities, commercial organizations, community endeavors or by individuals, usually via a system of pumps and pipes. Waste water is water whose physical, chemical or biological properties have been changed as a result of the introduction of certain substances which render it unsafe for some purposes such as drinking. Day to day activities of man is mainly water dependent and therefore discharge ‘waste’ into water. It is known that much of water supplies ends up as waste water which make its treatment very important. To ensure a sound environment and good public health waste water treatment is essential to remove most of the contaminants that are found in waste water. Waste water management therefore means handling waste water to protect the environment to ensure public health, economics, social and political soundness.

Assesment Criteria

Sessional Marks = 20

Mid Marks = 30

Final Marks = 50

Total Marks = 100