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Environmental Sanitation

Code 10330
Year 4
Semester S2
ECTS Credits 6
Workload TP(60H)
Scientific area Hidráulica e Ambiente
Entry requirements It is recommended the previous frequency of the following subjects: "Hydraulics I", "Hydraulics II", "Hydrology" and "Water Supply and Drainage".
Mode of delivery Face-to-Face (Theoretical and practical classes)
Work placements None
Learning outcomes Objective:
Address concepts related to water management and pollution control in urban areas, as well as the design, construction, operation and rehabilitation of facilities and structures for the treatment of water, wastewater and rainwater and for the management of solid waste, including management and valuation aspects.

1) Recognition and understanding of integrated water management in urban areas, characteristics and methods of water treatment for public supply and techniques for controlling rainwater discharges in water environments;
2) Domain of the design, implementation and operation evaluation of wastewater treatment facilities;
3) Recognition of the type of solid waste and understanding of its physical characteristics, operations and processes for its recovery, treatment and containment and the design of integrated systems for its management.
Sustainable water management in urban areas. Water treatment for public supply. Quality standards and objectives. Control of rainwater discharge.

Characterization of wastewater. Bases for the design of treatment facilities. Preliminary, primary, secondary, tertiary and advanced treatment. Sizing of medium/large systems and small systems. Elements of design, implementation, construction, rehabilitation, operation, maintenance and monitoring of treatment facilities.

Origin and types of wastes. Classification, quantification and characterization. Integrated waste management. Prevention, reduction and reuse measures. Recovery, treatment and containment. Elements of design, construction, rehabilitation, operation and maintenance, closure and monitoring of landfills.
Main Bibliography 1) ASCE (2004). Water treatment plant design. 4ª Edição, ASCE/AWWA, New York, EUA.
2) Tchobanoglous G., Burton F. e Stensel H. (2003). Wastewater engineering, treatment, disposal, and reuse. 4a Edição, McGrawHill Series in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nova York, EUA, 1848p.
3) Kreith F. e Tchobanoglous G. (2002). Handbook of solid waste management. 2ª Edição, McGraw Hill, New York, EUA, 950p.
4) Marecos do Monte H., Santos M., Barreiros A. e Albuquerque A. (2015). Estações de tratamento de águas residuais - ETAR. ISEL, Lisboa, Portugal, Portugal, 224p.
5) Albuquerque A. (2008). Tratamento de águas residuais. 2ª versão, UBI, Ref. LSA/PD01/08, Covilhã, Portugal, 168 p.
6) Debo T. e Reese A. (2002). Municipal storm water management. 2a Edição, CRC Press, Nova York, EUA, 768p.
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria a) Test or exam: 50%.
b) Practical works: 50%.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-06-19

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