Day 1 - Introduction Mission of environmental engineers:...

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1 Introduction Mission of environmental engineers: Improve or sustain the quality of life by protecting or restoring environmental quality. Driven mainly by public health concerns; also by aesthetics and environmental protection. Protect or improve human and  environmental health
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2 What do environmental engineers do? Design drinking water and wastewater treatment plants/processes Air pollution control Solid and Hazardous waste management and treatment Industrial ecology and sustainability Site assessment and remediation Mathematical modeling (risk analysis, fate and transport of pollutants) Environmental law and regulations Water resources management – use, reuse, protection Research
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Environmental Engineering is Multidisciplinary Civil Engineering (geotechnical, hydraulics, hydrology, etc.) Chemical and Mechanical Engineering Basic mathematics and sciences (physics and chemistry) All the “ologies”: Geology
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