EN-301: Environmental Engineering-I

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)
Sr. No. Course Learning Outcome (CLO) Taxonomy Level Program Learning Outcome (PLO)
1. Describe environmental pollution C-2 Environment and Sustainability (PLO-7)
2. Understanding of water supply and treatment systems C-3 The Engineer and Society (PLO-6)
3. Detect concentration of pollutants in environmental samples C-4 Investigation (PLO-4)

Course Content


Communicable Disease Control: Water-borne, Food-borne, Milk-borne and Vector-borne Diseases, Water Supply and Sanitation.  

Environmental Pollution: Sources, Pollutants, Effects and Remediation of Air, Water, Land, Noise and Radiation Pollution, Toxic/Hazardous Wastes.

Water Demand & Supply: Population Forecast, Water Uses & Consumption, Types and Variations in Demand, Maximum Demand & Fire Demand, Urban & Rural Water Supply, Appropriate Technology.

Water Quality: Water Impurities & their Health Significance, Water Quality Standards (U.S. & WHO, etc.), Water Quality Monitoring, Sanitary Survey.

Water Treatment: Treatment of Surface & Ground Waters, Screening, Sedimentation, Coagulation. Coagulants &. Dosages, Filtration, Design Aspects of Slow Sand and Rapid Sand Filters, Filtration Rates, Operation Head Loss, Backwash and Filter Efficiency, Pressure Filters, Fluoridation, Hardness Removal, Iron & Manganese Removal, Water Softening Methods, Water Disinfection and Chemicals, Use of Chlorine, Quantity, Dosage & Efficiency, Emergency Treatment Methods.

Building Water Supply: Layout of Water Supply Arrangement, Fixtures and their Installation, Tapping of Water Mains.

Laboratory Works: Related to the above, Sampling Techniques and Examination of Water (physical, chemical and microbiological parameters).