Learning Outcomes

Students will have a better understanding about the sources of water pollution and the degradation of water quality. They will learn about the various water pollutants and their consequences. They will be able to understand the relationships between local and global water pollution, and the effects of global warming on water resources.  They will know how they can reduce their impact on water pollution in their daily life and how they can influence others in shaping a more sustainable attitude towards water use.


  • Water quality
  • Principal forms of water pollution
  • Pollution of streams and lakes
  • Ocean Pollution
  • Oil spills and their environmental effects
  • Effects of water pollution on health
  • Water pollution monitoring
  • Water resource management