Source Water Protection and Aquatic Risk Assessment
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

A course focusing on methods for evaluating exposure and assessing impacts to aquatic resources and their application in ensuring source water protection. Derivation of criteria and tools for setting discharge objectives and remediation targets are discussed in relation to sustainability. Case studies are used to highlight the role of monitoring programs and the application of science in aquatic protection initiatives.

Additional Course Information
WASC301 is recommended. Enrolment is open to Year 3 and Year 4 majors from Applied Water Science, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Environmental Science, and Environmental Studies programs.