Water Management Online Course by Delft University of Technology

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Delft University of Technology is currently offering a Water Treatment course online at edX. This course is designed to explore water management concepts and technologies. This course aims to aware the participants about the technologies of drinking water treatment.

This course will provide the understanding of urban water services and about water treatment. By doing this course students will focus on the conventional technologies used for water purification.

Course At A Glance

  • Length: 7 weeks
  • Effort: 6-8 hours/week
  • Subject: Engineering
  • Institution: Delft University of Technology
  • Languages: English
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Price: Free
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  • Certificate Available: Yes
  • Session: Starts on January 12, 2016

Providers’ Details:

Delft University of Technology has teamed up with edX to bring this leadership course for the engineering participants. Delft University of technology is the largest and oldest technological university in the Netherlands.

edX is a world’s free online course provider and learning platform that provides you the best MOOCs from world’s large universities and helps you create effective online teaching and learning experiences in a collaborative, private environment.

About This Course

This course consists of four modules by which the students will get an introduction of water treatment, what are the parameters of the water quality, dimensions of groundwater and also the surface water treatment respectively. In this course students will also learn to describe the physical and chemical processes involved.

Water is one of the most important substances on earth. Water treatment is, collectively, the industrial-scale processes that make water more acceptable for an end-use, which may be drinking, industry, or medicine and this course will provide you the complete understanding of water treatment.

Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course that is globally recognized and providing you two more courses of water management.

Applicants will receive an official credential from the institution and signed by the instructor. The certificate verifies your achievement and can be used to highlight skills on your resume or LinkedIn profile. This course will be offered with Video Transcripts. Applicants can get a personalized, digital and printed certificate.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course students will learn:

  • About various urban water services
  • Basic concept of water treatment
  • About the parameters that should be kept in mind while measuring the quality of water.
  • About the dimensions of ground water and how its treatment can be done
  • About the treatment of surface water
  • About the physical and chemical processes involved


  • Luuk Rietveld
    Professor of Urban Water Cycle Technology at the Sanitary Engineering Section of Delft University of Technology
  • Doris van Halem
    Tenure track Assistant Professor within the Department of Water Management, section Sanitary Engineering of Delft University of Technology
  • Anke Grefte
    Project manager open, online and blended education for the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology


High school level of mathematics and chemistry is recommended.

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