( 21 Reviews )

Water Quality Parameters: An Introduction


( 21 Reviews )

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Course content


Course Overview

Course Structure

Preliminary Concept of Water Quality Parameters (WQPs)

Physical Water Quality Parameters (PWQPs)

Chemical Water Quality Parameters (CWQPs)

Biological Water Quality Parameters (BWQPs)

Course Completion

About Course

After oxygen or air, water is the most important or essential need for life to survive on this planet earth. It’s impossible to outlive on this planet earth without water. To understand whether a water sample is suitable or not for a drink or aquatic organisms’ habitation, we have to conduct a few water tests. These tests are known as water quality parameters by which we assess the quality of water. So, it’s necessary to understand the terms and concepts of those water quality parameters.

Assessment of water quality is essential in terms of any kind of environmental monitoring. Poor water quality not only affects a water body but the natural environment as well. Water quality parameters are the properties based on which we often can assess the quality of a water sample. These parameters help us to predict and learn about the environmental processes in our surroundings and assess the anthropogenic impacts on the natural system. These determination applications also can support rehabilitation projects or ensure environmental standards.

Course Expectations:

In this course, we are not going to make you a water quality-related experiments expert, but we are going to teach you the fundamentals, such as the definition of the terms, broad understanding of the parameters, etc., which helps you to clarify the terms and things of the water quality parameters. That means, in this course, we are going to discuss with you the primary water quality parameters which you need to understand the laboratory experiments well and also clarify any confusion if you have about the terms and concepts.

The following lessons of this course will discuss sixteen (16) water quality parameters specifically. Each lesson will define the different parameters, where it comes from and why the parameter is important to measure and in which unit we will measure it.

Finally, this course does not require any particular background to enrol. Learners can use the knowledge and certificates earned from the course in their day-to-day and professional life.


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What to learn?

Nine (09) lessons within one (01) hour Interactive self-assessment quiz You can be able to define the water quality parameters in your own way You often can differentiate between the water quality parameters You will understand the water quality parameters functions/processes Certificate of achievement upon completion


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S. M. Mahmudur Rahman
4.71 /5

2 Courses

S. M. Mahmudur Rahman is a Research Associate at Department of Environmental Science and Disaster Management (ESDM), Daffodil International University (DIU). He has a B.Sc. (Hons.) Degree in Environmental Science…

Student Ratings & Reviews

Total 21 Ratings
6 months ago
It was oviously an informative course and I personally got to know a lot of information about water quality parameters.This course help me a lot to enrich my knowledge.Thank you so much sir for such a informative course but to be more accurate if your speaking speed increase a little bit.THANK YOU ONCE AGAIN.
7 months ago
It was new experience and interesting course. We want more such as this course.The latter is better if it is a little faster.we are waiting for the next Course.😊
Thank you sir
7 months ago
it was great but you need to improve your talking speed, video and sound quality. Thanks
7 months ago
I had a great experience in learning about the water quality parameters.
7 months ago
In this course we got to know details about water quality parameters and it was an amazing experience.
7 months ago
It was a nice concept. I enjoyed a lot to complete the course. Thank you sir
This course is very essential
7 months ago
These course is very brife but its frute is sweet. its help to understand water quality parameter in details.
7 months ago
This course is very upstanding and help to gather knowledge for self progress.
7 months ago
I really enjoyed this online course.The course was everything you said it would be interesting but a lot of work.This makes me search for the answer & in return,I retain more information.
7 months ago
Sir your videos and ways to teaching is great. But i think it would be i more beautiful if you talk faster . We know you choose the slow process for our better understanding I'm sure you'll work on this. Thank you
Saima Azad Himi
7 months ago
It was great and a lot of basics have been taught us in a very short time.
7 months ago
It was fun and great experience as well
1 year ago
The course was easy to grasp and the information was ample amount. Good experience with learning the introductory about water quantity.
1 year ago
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1 year ago
it was so good
1 year ago
2 years ago
nice acknowledgment
2 years ago
it was an easy, amazing, interesting course for briefly learning about water quality parameters.
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