Course 2: TRANSFER AND TREATMENT OF HUMAN EXCRETA AND GREYWATER

Unit

Unit 1: Treatment aspects for urine, faeces and greywater


Expected Study Load : 8 hours.

Introduction:

In this Unit, we will discuss the different treatment technologies. The Unit is divided into 4 parts: (A) basics and overview, (B) general treatment aspects for urine, (C) general treatment aspects for faeces and (D) general treatment aspects for greywater (part D is in a separate file to keep the size limited).


Learning Objectives:

After completing this unit, the student will:
  • know the four different types of pathogens that can be present in excreta
  • understand the necessity for sanitisation of excreta and will be able to list possible general sanitisation methods
  • understand the purposes of storing urine
  • be able to describe mechanisms that lead to pathogen kill in faeces
  • understand the distinction between primary and secondary treatment of excreta
  • know drivers and objectives for greywater management
  • be aware of deciding factors to determine the level of treatment required for greywater
  • be aware of many different available greywater treatment methods (low-tech and high-tech)

Things to Do:

  • Read this unit plan in its entirety before clicking on any links
  • Download and read the lecture presentations for this unit
  • Download and read all assigned reading material
  • Participate in the forum entitled "Course 2"
  • Complete the quiz entitled "QUIZZ_Course2Unit1"



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