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Intermediate Level
Approx. 14 hours to complete
English

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École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introduction to HWTS

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 71 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
1.1 Introduction to the course2m
1.2 Global burden of disease15m
1.3 Water-borne pathogens11m
1.4 How does drinking water become unsafe?12m
1.5 What is HWTS?6m
1.6 SDG Baselines: Drinking Water Services13m
1.7 WHO/UNICEF International Network on HWTS - Guest Lecturer: B. Majuru5m
1.8 Key messages - Week 11m
7 readings
Important information to succeed in this course10m
Readings10m
Connect with your peers10m
Recommended resources related to COVID-19 and HWTS 10m
1.6b Readings - SDG's10m
How to give feedback to the course team?10m
Slides - Week 110m
1 practice exercise
Week 145m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

HWTS treatment options

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 88 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
2.2 Sedimentation13m
2.3 Filtration : Synthetic membranes16m
2.4 Filtration : Ceramic filters16m
2.5 Biological filtration20m
2.6 Key messages - Week 24m
2 readings
Slides - Week 210m
Bonus reading - Logarithms10m
1 practice exercise
Week 245m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

HWTS treatment options

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 75 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
3.2 Ultraviolet radiation19m
3.3 Chemical disinfection18m
3.4 Safe storage9m
3.5 Combinations6m
3.6 Key messages - Week 34m
1 reading
Slides - Week 310m
1 practice exercise
Week 345m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Implementation strategies for HWTS

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 83 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
4.2 Targeted approaches20m
4.3 HWTS in emergencies - Guest Lecturer: D. Lantagne24m
4.4 Roles of government bodies21m
4.5 Key messages - Week 43m
1 reading
Slides - Week 410m
1 practice exercise
Week 445m

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