After finishing the module you will:
know the general requirements for water supply and be able to use this knowledge to avoid the possible negative effects of reducing water consumption
be able to recognize the importance of water usage in the laundries and to use water in a sustainable way
know, recognize and point out problems caused by fresh water contaminants and to know the types and effects of the different fresh water treatment systems with respect to their practical use in laundries
know the important EU-regulations concerning sustainability of laundering processes and the national regulations concerning laundry waste water and be able to apply them during practical use in laundries
know the different types of waste water treatment technologies and their effects on waste water quality – including advantages, disadvantages and practical application - and be able to make the right choice with respect to the application of the different technologies in laundries
be able to identify possibilities of fresh water reduction in order to improve efficiency of water usage in laundries
Contents of the module:
The module is divided into 6 chapters.
Chapter 1: Definition of sustainability
Chapter 2: Basic regulations for water usage in Europe
Chapter 3: Use of water for washing
Chapter 4: Supply and decontamination of fresh water
Chapter 5: Waste water treatment
Chapter 6: Waste water regulations
The module will finish with an electronic examination to test your knowledge.