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WISA CPD Training Course: Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment – Cape Town – 1-2 Nov 2018
1 Nov 2018 @ 8:00 AM - 2 Nov 2018 @ 5:00 PM
WISA CPD TRAINING COURSE
Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment
1 & 2 November 2018 – Cape Town Lodge Hotel and Conference Centre
2 CPD Points – WISA/ ECSA/ SACNASP
2 Day Course aimed at Engineers, Water Professionals, Water Quality Managers, Risk Professionals and Consultants, Assessors and Moderators, Researchers, Post-graduate Students, Supervisors and Superintendents, Health and Safety Managers, Young Water Professionals
An Assessment will be conducted upon conclusion of the course to ensure quality and a CPD certificate will be awarded to successful learners.
Prof Thomas Pettersson: Chalmers University of Technology-Sweden
Mr Chris Swartz: Water Utilization Engineers, Cape Town
Risks of potable water consumption have been managed since long, already the Greeks recommended boiling or sand filtration of impure water 4000 BC. Since then the methods and supply systems have been more and more sophisticated and today we are using treatment plants and monitoring systems to control the quality of the drinking water supplied to the consumers. To ensure public health the drinking water must be treated to remove pathogens to the extent that it will not cause any diseases through water-borne outbreaks. Regularly measurements of indicator organisms in the system, in the raw water and the produced drinking water, are carried out and used to control the water supply.
A useful method to make estimations of the number of people being infected by the drinking water is to carry out a quantitative microbial risk assessment (QMRA). The Swedish water and wastewater association in Sweden financed the development of a computer based QMRA model. This tool is a powerful model that will be used in this course to enable the course participants to study the risk of infection for the consumers in a number of different local drinking water treatment plants (WTPs), with different treatment processes and various raw water qualities based on different scenarios.
• WISA Member – R4950 (incl. VAT)
• Non Member – R5950 (incl. VAT)
• Professional Process Controller – R4500 (incl. VAT)
• Students (proof of registration required) – R3500 (incl. VAT)
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