Water and Waste Management Policies (3400022)
Common Subjects, G30 Civil and Environmental Engineering Graduate Program
Assoc. Prof. IRYO, Miho
Invited Lecturer MUHANDIKI, Victor
Water pollution and solid waste are some of the major environmental problems facing our society today. For effective management of water and waste, it is essential to have relevant rules, laws and policies, and the institutions to administer them. This course aims to introduce policy and institutional frameworks for managing water and solid waste.
Students will be able to understand and explain the root causes of water pollution and solid waste problems, and the policy and institutional measures to address the problems.
(Update in Apr.19th, 2020)
This class will be held intensively with NUCT and Zoom in the following dates.
For registration, please email to iryo[at]nagoya-u.jp.
7th, 14th and 21st June (Sunday)
28th June (Sunday)
NOTE 1: This lecture will be held intensively in Spring semester. The detailed information will be given via bulletin board of GSES.
NOTE 2: This lecture will be given only to students enrolled before March 2020.
1. The global water problem
2. Global initiatives to address the water problem
3. Point and non-point sources of water pollution
4. Water quality standards
5. Point and non-point source pollution control measures
6. Allocation of water and water rights
7. Dams and other flow regulation structures
8. Lakes: A typification of water resources management issues
9. Principles of lake management
10. Integrated lake basin management (ILBM)
11. Solid waste generation, collection and disposal
12. Solid waste minimization, recycling and resource recovery
13. Case study on solid waste management in Nagoya City
14. Open discussion
15. Open discussion
Students are requested to review the contents of the classes to deeply understand the concepts and methods.
Reports 50%, Exam 50%. Students need to be able to understand and explain the root causes of water pollution and solid waste problems, and their measures for passing.
Students who attend more than 80% of the classes are eligible for the exam.
Handouts will be given at each class.
Recommended Reference Books, Other Study Material, and notes
Will be introduced in class.
Language in class
▪ Presentation & Materials : English only
▪ Oral explanations : English only
▪ Questions in English : Available
e-mail address / Tel No / Room of Instructor(s)
Tel Ext. 6044 firstname.lastname@example.org