Unit-1 Rural Water Supply: Issues of rural water supply –Various techniques for rural water supply- merits- National rural drinking water program- rural water quality monitoring and surveillance- operation and maintenance of rural water supplies.
Low Cost water Treatment: Introduction – Epidemiological aspects of water quality methods for low cost water treatment – Specific contaminant removal systems
Unit-2 Rural Sanitation: Introduction to rural sanitation- Community and sanitary latrines – Planning of wastewater collection system in rural areas- Treatment and Disposal of wastewater – Compact and simple wastewater treatment units and systems in rural areas stabilization ponds – septic tanks – Imhoff tank- soak pits- low cost excreta disposal systems Effluent disposal. Identify problems pertaining to rural water supply and sanitation. Design water supply and sanitation system for rural community.
Unit-3 Industrial Hygiene and Sanitation: Occupational Hazards- Schools-Public Buildings-Hospitals- Eating establishments- Swimming pools – Cleanliness and maintenance and comfort- Industrial plant sanitation.
Unit-4 Solid Waste Management: Disposal of Solid Wastes- Composting- land filling incineration- Biogas plants – Rural health – Other specific issues and problems encountered in rural sanitation.