Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
182000403100WATER POLLUTION AND CONTROLCompulsory234
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Definition of water quality, water quality, a purpose (recreational, fish production, drinking) and character (sea, lakes, rivers, dams, water reservoirs, wetlands, estuaries) to learn the causes of pollution in accordance with the quality criteria and variability.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Mahmut SOYLU
Learning Outcomes
1Investigation of the causes of water pollution
2Physical, chemical and biological parameters that determine the quality of water found
3The effects of bio-indicator bacteria and water features
4Heavy metals, oil, pesticides, antibiotics, radioactive, the presence of detergent effects on water quality
5Learning methods for microbiological and chemical analyzes of water quality
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
Physical and chemical characteristics of the water. Surface waters, biological mechanisms. Classification of pollution elements. Natural and anthropogenic changes in water quality during the hydrological cycle. Swimmer suspended and colloidal materials. Thermal pollution. Non-toxic, biodegradable substances, radioactive and power. Organic items. Water pollution, phosphorus and photosynthesis effect of nitrogenous substances. Microbial contamination. streams, lakes, groundwater and water quality criteria and standards for marine pollution. Evaluation of environmental impacts of the protection of the aquatic environment.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Definition of Water Quality2
2Physical and Chemical Properties of Water2
3Identification of Pollution Sources in the sea and drinking water experienced2
4Rivers, Lakes and Groundwater Pollution Sources2
5Rivers, Lakes and Groundwater Quality Criteria and Standards2
6Bacteriological Pollution Sources2
7Bacteriological Water Quality Effects of Pollution2
8Chemical Contamination and Effects of Heavy Metals2
9Water Quality Effects of detergents2
10Sources of pesticides, pesticides, water quality classification and Effects2
11Water pollution, phosphorus and photosynthesis effect of nitrogenous substances2
12Effects of Oil Pollution on Water Quality2
13Methods used in the world Removal of oil from the sea2
14Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis of Water2
Recommended or Required Reading
Water Pollution Doç.Dr.Ziya GÖKSU Lugal
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Makeup Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Team/Group Work7214
Field Trip7321
Brain Storming14228
Self Study14114
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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