Design of Used Water Treatment Plant & Processes

Design of Used Water Treatment Plant & Processes

Date: 24th - 26th July 2024
Time: 9am - 5pm
Venue: PUB Singapore Water Exchange, Seminar Room Level 1


Course Title: Design of Used Water Treatment Plant & Processes
Date: 24th – 26th July 2024 (Wed/Thurs/Fri)
Time: 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Venue: PUB Singapore Water Exchange, Seminar Room Level 1
Instructor: Dr. NG How Yong, Director of NUS Environmental Research Institute

Dear SWA Members & Partners,

Singapore Water Association will be organising a 3-day course Design of Used Water Treatment Plant & Processes course on 24th – 26th July 2024.

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to equip water professionals with a comprehensive overall view of technical considerations and design on used water treatment, reuse and resource recovery.  This course introduces the practical considerations, theories, design approaches and calculations.  Participants will learn how to work out basic used water treatment processes and plant sizing.

Learning Outcome

  • Be informed about the state-of-the-art in IoT devices and technologies
  • Understand the key technological building blocks of IoT devices, such as sensors, wireless networking, embedded and distributed processing
  • Understand IoT data aggregation and analytics architectures using edge, fog and cloud computing
  • Appreciate the features found in modern IoT data processing platforms
  • Learn about data analytics algorithms for analysing real-time IoT data and data sets
  • Gain experience in applying data analytics algorithms on IoT data to develop actionable insights based on an industry case study

Target Audience

This course will be useful to new design engineers, new and experienced water executives, professionals or managers who are responsible for managing used water systems.  Participants should have at least 2 years’ experience in used water processes.

Course Topics

Topic 1 – Design considerations for basic treatment requirements
Topic 2 – General design concepts
Topic 3 – Introduction to microbiology, biochemistry and biokinetics
Topic 4 – Overall design considerations
Topic 5 – Liquid treatment process units
Topic 6 – Residuals Management and Treatment 
Topic 7 – Process Control and Monitoring

Topic 8 – Group Activity & Presentations

Course Fee
Course Fee (Excl. GST 9%):
– SWA Member (SGD 850)
– Non-Member (SGD 950)

Award of Certificate
1. A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance.

2. This course is qualified for PDUs by PEB (PDUs – To be confirmed).

To confirm a place for this training, please register online REGISTRATION FORM by 30th June 2024.  Registration will be on a first-come first-served basis (This course is limited to 20 participants only).

For further enquiries, please feel free to contact Ms Cecilia Tan at Tel: 65150812 / 91778477 or email