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Potable water treatment
Potable water treatment

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Potable water treatment

Introduction

This course is from our archive and it is an adapted extract from Environmental Control and Public Health (T210) which is no longer in presentation. If you wish to study formally at The Open University, you may wish to explore the courses we offer in this curriculum area. [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)]

Without it we are dead! Water is essential, but what processes must it go through to become fit for human consumption? This course will guide you through the continuous cycling of water between land, open water surfaces and the sea before moving on to an overview of the water treatment and supply process.

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of level 1 study in Technology