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Disinfection Strategies and Process Optimisation

Tom Hall

90 pages
IWA Publishing
This book is only available as part of the on-line course (DW03) Please click here for information. http://www.youlearnwater.com/collections/all; A discount of 20% is offered on the course if you enter the discount code IWAP20 It is an integral part of the on-line course that provides comprehensive knowledge of Disinfection Strategies and Process Optimisation and is available only through enrolment on Disinfection Strategies and Process Optimisation Course which is self-paced and self-assessed. It can be accessed from a PC, laptop, tablet or smart phone and involves 20 hours of learning, including exercises. The course carries the value of 2 CPD/CEU points and is accredited by the CPD Standards Office in London. The importance of disinfection in water treatment is illustrated in this manual. The Ct concept is described, with particular reference to chlorination as the main type of chemical disinfectant in common use. Operating principles and practices for chlorine, other chemical disinfectants and UV irradiation are discussed, including avoidance of excessive disinfection by-product formation. Ways of developing disinfection strategies are reviewed. The five main learning outcomes provide: - a good appreciation of the importance of disinfection; - knowledge of the design and operation of disinfection systems; - an understanding of how to avoid excessive by-product formation; - knowledge of the Ct principle and how it can be used; - an appreciation of how to develop a disinfection strategy. Pitched at Masters degree level, the material is suitable for graduates in a relevant subject or for those with more than five years of professional experience in the area. The course is relevant to scientific, engineering, operational and regulatory personnel, with an international audience in mind.