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Principles and Trends Wastewater Treatment

The Principles and Trends of Wastewater Treatment course has been developed for those working in the wastewater treatment field and covers the fundamentals of wastewater treatment sciences and processes.


This course has been delivered for more than 15 years and is a useful professional development programme for engineers and those new to wastewater treatment processes.  

Course contact covers:

  • Wastewater characteristics
  • Sources & pre-treatment
  • Separation
  • Fixed & suspended growth processes
  • ‘Bugs’ behind the processes
  • Pond systems
  • Tertiary processes
  • Sludge treatment and disposal
  • On-site wastewater systems
  • Regulation/compliance
  • Field trip

Who should attend

Compliance/consent officers, engineers, operators, managers, environmental and health protection officers and suppliers who require an excellent introduction to the principles of wastewater treatment.


Assessment information

This is an introductory course and a certificate of attendance will be awarded on completion. CPD points available for Water Industry Professionals (WIPA) members.

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