The objective of this Learning Pathway (LP) is to give an overview on the main types of waterborne diseases, their causative agents, the chemical, physical and microbiological contamination of drinking water. Emphasis is given to the illnesses due to drinking and recreational waters, and the phenomenon of biocorrosion. Water sanitary risk analysis, assessment and management are discussed. The main characteristics of pure water and its qualitative indicators and standards for water disinfection are presented. Special attention is given on innovative concepts and methodologies for training engineers and technical staff working in the drinking water supply sector.
The learning goals are achieved through presentation of training material within the following Learning Outcomes:
Water contamination risks;
Quality standards for drinking water treatment plants;
One countries’ relationship with water;
Technology-enhanced learning & innovative education and training for drinking water treatment plants.
The LP is designed for specialists working as VET Trainers in Mechanical engineering with the purpose to help their training, to upgrade their knowledge and to broaden their wider competence in the subject, thus facilitating their realization on the labour market.
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