Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekanand Technical University, Bhilai
Semester: 6th Branch: Civil Engineering
Subject: Environmental Engineering-I Code: 320613 (20)
Unit 1 INTRODUCTION
Necessity and importance of water supply schemes.
Classification of water demands, Estimation of quantity of water required by a town, per capita
demand, factors affecting per capita demand, design period and population forecasting, variation in
Sources of water supply
Surface sources and underground sources, Intake works, site selection, type of intake works.
Unit 2 QUALITY OF WATER
Common impurities, physical, chemical and biological characteristics of water, water quality standards
for municipal and domestic supplies.
Object of water processing, flow diagrams of typical ground water system and surface water systems.
Theory of sedimentation, sedimentation tanks and its types, design parameters related with
sedimentation tanks, sedimentation with coagulations, coagulants and coagulant aids, Jar test for
determining coagulant dosage.
Unit 3 Filtration
Theory of filtration, slow sand and rapid sand filters, Construction and operation.
Methods of disinfection, Chlorination, Types of chlorination, Break Point chlorination.
Unit 4 Softening
Methods of Softening, Iron Removal, Fluoridisation.
Methods of distribution, layout of distribution system, methods of analysis, pressure in the distribution
system, distribution reservoirs, functions and its types, storage capacity of distribution reservoir.
Unit 5 Air Pollution
Introduction, causes, sources, characteristics, effects of air pollution on plants, humans, animals and
materials and atmosphere, air pollution control methods and equipment.
Definition, sources, effects of noise pollution on humans, animals and non-living things, methods of
Name of Text Books:
Water Supply Engineering – S.K. Garg (Khanna Publication).
Water Supply Engineering – B.C. Punmia (Laxmi Publication, New Delhi)
Name of Reference Books:
Environmental Engineering – Peavy & Rowe (Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi).
Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering – G.S. Birdi (Dhanpat Rai Publications).
Introduction to Environmental Science – Y. Anjaneyulu (B.S. Publications)
Environmental Science and Engineering – Henry and Heinke (Pearson Education)