DE6205 – Water and Wastewater Systems

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Module code
DE6205
Module title
Water and Wastewater Systems
Prescription
To evaluate the requirements of, and design water, waste water and storm water reticulation systems.
Programmes
  • EN1603
  • SC1101
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
90
Self directed hours
60
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Analyse water supply and demand requirements, and design a small water reticulation system.
2.Evaluate hydrological parameters and design an urban storm water management system.
3.Determine waste water quantities and design a waste water reticulation system.
4.Appraise the requirements of water and waste water pumping installations and optimise design.
5.Understand integrated water management approaches.
Content
Water supply sources; Water demand; Water reticulation system components; Water reticulation analysis; Reticulation installation and maintenance; Water reservoirs.

Hydrological cycle; Surface run-off determination; Infiltration; Storm water reticulation components and design; Storm water buffering; Storm water disposal; Impact of storm water run-off.
Waste water sources and quantities; Waste water collection and reticulation system components design and maintenance.
More efficient use of water, water metering, recycled water.
Pump station layout and components; Variable capacity requirements; Sump capacity Series, parallel and variable pump operation; Pump system (sump, pump and rising main) optimisation.
Assessment Criteria
Assignments/Projects40
Tests10
Examination50