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Hydraulics and Irrigation for On-site Wastewater Management

This two day course introduces the fundamental principles of hydraulic design as applied to a range of on-site wastewater management systems including trenches, beds, irrigation areas, sand filters and mounds.

Course content includes:

  • Hydraulics in On-Site Wastewater Management
  • Flow and Pressure Characteristics
  • Pump Matching
  • Fundamental Hydraulics
  • Siphons and Flouts
  • Energy and the Bernoulli Equation
  • Pressure Dosing of Trenches and Beds
  • Pressure Loss
  • Irrigation System Components
  • Manifold Design in Sand Filters and Mounds
  • Irrigation System Design
  • Orifice Flow
  • Irrigation System Servicing and Maintenance
  • Sprinkler and Dripper Hydraulics
  • Pump Types and Design
  • Tutorial Exercises and Worked Examples of Designs and How to Check Them
  • Soils
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