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Online Course on Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment | UNESCO-IHE

Online Course on Constructed Wetlands for Wastewater Treatment | UNESCO-IHE | Aqua-tnet | Scoop.it

The course is designed for professionals actively involved in wetland management and/or wastewater treatment. They may be working in organisations responsible for water treatment or responsible for wetland conservation/sustainable use of wetlands. Targeted are also those who have an interest in onsite wastewater treatment for small communities.


Upon completion, the participant should be able to:

Understand the basic principles of wastewater treatmentDistinguish the functions of the different compartments in the constructed wetlandApply the concept of constructed wetlands to wastewater treatmentEvaluate the importance of operation and maintenanceDesign a constructed wetland treatment system


Participants complete the course in a period of about four months (16 weeks) with a workload of 140 hours. A participant is expected to spend about 8 hours per week on reading, discussion and assignments. The course is sub-divided into 3 modules and a written assignment.


Start: 01 September 2015
End: 08 January 2016
ECTS credit points: 5
Deadline IHE application: 01 September 2015 - 23.59 (CET)

Course fee: € 725

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HighARCS - WRAP Toolkit

HighARCS - WRAP Toolkit | Aqua-tnet | Scoop.it

The Wetland Resources Action Planning (WRAP) toolkit is a toolkit of research methods and better management practices used in HighARCS (Highland Aquatic Resources Conservation and Sustainable Development), an EU-funded project with field experiences in China, Vietnam and India. It aims to communicate best practices in conserving biodiversity and sustaining ecosystem services to potential users and to promote the wise-use of aquatic resources, improve livelihoods and enhance policy information.

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This will be a useful resource for anyone teaching or learning in the field of aquatic resources

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