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Water and Waste Water Management (ENEN90029) // Further information

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  • Subject notes


    The subject is based on presentations by experienced university staff and industry professionals who present the lectures and case studies. The subject also involves problem based learning by doing a group project on conceptual design of integrated water and wastewater treatment plan.


    1. John C. Crittenden, R. Rhodes Trussell, David W. Hand, Kerry J. Howe, George Tchobanoglous, MWH's Water Treatment: Principles and Design, 3rd Edition, ISBN: 978-0-470-40539-0, Hardcover, 1920 pages, March 2012
    2. Wastewater Engineering by Metcalf & Eddy


    Presenters from water industry deliver several lectures and case studies with focus on industry problems. Students’ learning is enhanced by problem based learning and by completing a concept design of an integrated water and wastewater management project. Site visits are undertaken to enhance students understanding of operating environment of a water treatment plant and sewage treatment plant and recycled water treatment plant. The subject provides industry exposure and prepares students well for their career and work in professional engineering world.

  • Available through the Community Access Program

    About the Community Access Program (CAP)

    This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.

    Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.

    Additional information for this subject

    Subject coordinator approval required

  • Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students

    This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.