You are a water treatment plant operator for your city’s local water treatment plant. Your job is to watch the water’s chemical composition for any chemicals that could be dangerous to your city’s inhabitants. This means that you conduct multiple types of tests on the water on a regular basis in order to collect the data you need.
The students will gain a basic understanding of the role of water treatment facilities. Students will learn about the importance of eliminating biological activity in drinking water. Students will learn about chlorination as a means of disinfecting water. Students will learn about the concept of dechlorinating water and one of the ways this can be done.