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Water Treatment: Track 7


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Do you think about where your water comes from? In the UK each of us uses an average of about 150 litres of water per day! The seven video tracks in this album consider issues of demand and quality in water supply as well as treatment processes. They give information on methods of minimising waste, emergency water treatment and effluent control. This material forms part of T308 Environmental monitoring, modelling and control.

By: The OpenLearn Team (The Open University)

  • Duration 44 minutes
  • Updated Friday 26th March 2010

Track 7: Fresh Water Filtration

The multi-stage treatment process river water goes through before it comes out of our taps.

Tracks in this podcast:

Track Title Description
1 Water Treatment A short introduction to this album. Play now Water Treatment
2 Preserving Water A panel discuss how safe, affordable drinking water is supplied in East Anglia, one of the driest parts of the UK. Play now Preserving Water
3 Treating Water Computer graphics reveal the processes at Hanningfield Reservoir, providing drinking water to 60,000 people. The panel explain the purpose of new membrane technology. Play now Treating Water
4 Dealing With Water Emergencies In 1997 Hanningfield Reservoir hit the news when sewage was pumped into the water system. The panel discusses how negative press can be avoided and what lessons were learned. Play now Dealing With Water Emergencies
5 Consulting The Public The value of consistent, timely communication through the media when taking action in a time of drought Play now Consulting The Public
6 Is Recycling Water Good? People on the streets of Essex tell us what they think. The panel outline what we can do to help ourselves. Play now Is Recycling Water Good?
7 Fresh Water Filtration The multi-stage treatment process river water goes through before it comes out of our taps. Play now Fresh Water Filtration
8 Waste Water Filtration The processes at a sewage works and the types of waste water treated. Play now Waste Water Filtration
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