Field Assessments of Water Quality

In this webinar, Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Jeffrey D. Niemann, Ph.D. overviews the importance of water quality, relevant water quality properties, and methods for assessing those properties.

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the level of access to clean water globally.
  2. Identify the main water quality characteristics of interest in majority world applications.
  3. Identify field testing methods for key chemical properties of water.
  4. Conduct sanitary surveys and field testing to assess biological water quality.
  5. Interpret the results of biological methods.

Presentation Materials

PDF icon Can We Drink the Water - J.NiemannOCT20.pdf (2.22 MB)

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