Topic outline

  • General

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    This course gives an introduction into the biological treatment processes of water, wastewater, sludge, solid waste and waste gas with a strong emphasis on wastewater treatment. The course includes lectures with several guest lecturers also from the industry, hands-on exercises and laboratory work. During the microbiology lab, lecture and demo sessions we will get closely acquainted with the microbes doing the work in biological processes.  

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    During the course we will operate and monitor a sequencing batch reactor and a membrane bioreactor in the lab where by the end of the course we will achieve full nutrient removal. We will also see the same processes in a bit larger scale in Viikinmäki wastewater treatment plant – the largest plant in Nordic countries.