Who is this class for: This course is an introduction – the only course requirement is an interest in drinking water quality.

Created by:  École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

  • Rick Johnston

    Taught by:  Rick Johnston, Dr.

    Joint Monitoring Programme / WHO

  • Sara Marks

    Taught by:  Sara Marks, Dr.

    Sanitation, Water and Solid Waste for Development / Eawag
Commitment5 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week
English, Subtitles: French, Spanish
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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Rated 4.8 out of 5 of 66 ratings

All information is clear, the professor in each topic he makes a example, real examples to allow that students can understand the topics, additionally, is important to know the processes and technologies that we have to do good water treatment and access for everyone. I strongly recommend this course.


Very interesting course with a lot of examples of studies. I believe this course should be taken by everyone to understand the importance of water treatment. It is sure to be useful for people involved in humanitarian actions

Excellent course content, to the point and useful