WATER CONSERVATION AND MANAGEMENT – Distance Learning Course

By: ACS Distance Education  17/08/2013
Keywords: Distance learning, correspondence courses, distance education

There are 10 lessons in this course: 1. Introduction to water conservation o Importance of water o The water cycle rainfall, evaporation, infiltration, effective rainfall o Water sources and storage water quality o Facts on water uses water use at home, in primary and other industries o Why conserve water personal, regional and global significance 2. Water conservation at home o In Australia o In the United Kingdom o In the United States o Measures undertaken to save water in the home in the kitchen, bathroom and in the garden. o Water Saving Devices 3. Water conservation in the workplace o General principles o Implementing water saving strategies o Installing small appliances o Large water saving devices 4. Water management o Water quality maintaining water quality, salinity, chemical contaminants o Controlling Use and Quality of Water water flow measurement, water quality control, testing water salinity o Preserving Water Quality minimising evaporation, water sanitation o Water Audits o Water Management Plans 5. Water conservation in Primary Production I o Water Saving Measures o Water Wise Plants o Water Wise Procedures o Water Wise Irrigation systems o Water Wise Landscaping o Equipment, structures and tools to save water 6. Water conservation in Primary Production II o Use of water in primary production o Methods of water storage o Rainwater collection and storage o Bore water o Farm dams planning, lined ponds o Water Requirements livestock requirements, domestic requirements o Water Quality o Water Problems on Farms contamination and disposal of water, evaporation, seepage, runoff, overspray, scheduling o Using Farm Waste Water o Irrigation System Design o Maintenance Procedures and Scheduling o Surface/Flood Irrigation o Sprinkler Irrigation o Swales and Keylines 7. Water conservation in Services industries o Use of Water in Services Industry o Contamination and Disposal of Water o Reduce/Reuse/Recycle 8. Water conservation and Health o Hospitals, nursing homes, laundries, clinical laboratories, dental practices, human and animal research facilities o Uses of water in Health Industry control pathogens, general use o Water minimisation o Water efficiency 9. Water conservation in other sectors o Use of water in manufacturing, construction and heavy industry o Water use in the production process o Examples of water using activities in food facilities o Water holding o Benefits of cleaner production 10. Water treatment, reuse and recycling o Water Sanitation filtering and disinfection o Water Reuse and Recycling classification and composition of waste water. o Recycling Wastewater o Wastewater treatment o Suitable plants o Treating saline water Find out more at http://www.acsedu.co.uk/Courses/Environmental/WATER-CONSERVATION-AND-MANAGEMENT-BEN302-590.aspx Or email us at [email protected] for more information

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