Biological Bacteriological Lab

Course Code

WQM 216

Credits

4

Studies microorganisms associated with all phases and concerns of water and wastewater treatment including bacteria, protozoa and algae. Topics include: microorganisms used in treatment, pathogenic indicators, regulations, health hazards and laboratory safety. Laboratory work involves media preparation, coliform testing, standard plate count, algae identification, activated sludge examination, volatile acids/alkalinity and biomonitoring.

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