Waste Water Management
Types of waste water; Treatment methods- unit operations and Unit processes;
Methods of Wastewater (Sewage) Disposal includes: Small Scale or for house hold: septic tank; soak away pit; Imhoff Tank; etc; Conventional large Scale Method: Biological Bed; (Bio-filter) or Trickling filter; Oxidation Pond; Caroussel Ditch; Pasaveer Ditch; Activated Sludge; Aerated Lagoon; etc; Purely Natural Method: By Stabilization Ponds whose components include: Anaerobic Pond; Facultative Pond; Maturation Pond; etc Problems of Waste Management in the Developing Countries.
Air Pollution and Control
Introduction: Sources of Air pollution, Units of Air pollution; Classification of pollutants, Effects of air pollutants on Environment, plants and Human Health. Air quality management, Pollutant Standard Index.
Meteorology and Dispersion of Air; elemental properties of the atmosphere and influence of meteorological phenomena on air quality- Lapse rates and Dispersion, pressure, winds, moisture and dispersion. Pollution dispersion behavior in the environment.
Air pollution control systems: Control devices for particulate contaminants and control devices for devices for gaseous contaminants.
Global Environmental problems due to Air pollution: Definition, Causes, Potential Effects, and solution to Global warming, Ozone depletion and Acid rain, Green house effects.
- Lecturer: MARYANN EZUGWU