Sep 28, 2022  
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog 
2020-2021 Lane Community College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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WATR 101 - Introduction to Water Resources

3 Credit(s)

This course provides a sociological perspective of topics including history and perception; water use; basic hydrology, water stressors at multiple scales; stormwater, wastewater and drinking water; water quality appropriate to use; water supply and demand management as well as emerging issues.

Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a basic understanding of water resource science, policy, and practice
2. Articulate current trends in the availability of water, water quality, and strategies for managing water resources
3. Identify the interplay between water & energy and understand basic calculations to determine the water and energy requirements for related technologies
4. Demonstrate knowledge of the role water plays in urban and environmental sustainability, and associated employment opportunities
5. Work collaboratively with a diverse population using active listening, dialog and other tools

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