Public Health Engineering
This module deals with a description and explanation of municipal water treatment systems, municipal wastewater treatment systems and municipal waste management systems. A municipal water treatment system is designed and a site layout of a water treatment plant is prepared as part of the work on water treatment. A comprehensive overview of the activated sludge wastewater treatment system is covered (which includes some laboratory analysis of wastewater). The effectiveness of municipal waste management in Ireland is assessed through examination of the most recent waste management statistics.
Discuss and describe the requirements of the current legislative standards appropriate to water treatment, wastewater treatment and municipal solid waste management.
Explain how the systems used to treat water to the standard set out in the current legislation are effective. The explanation will include some design of plant infrastructure.
Explain how the systems used to treat municipal wastewater to the standard set out in the current legislation are effective. The explanation will include some design of plant infrastructure.
Describe how systems used to manage municipal waste are effective in complying with the requirements of current waste management legislation which includes the Waste Action Plan for a Circular Economy.