03 April 2011

1 Jun (Wed): My forest is DYING and the role of water quality

How does water quality affect our wild places? Having problems with your pond? Concerned about the health of your favourite wetland area? But clueless about the basics of water quality? Or do you want to do a project in water but have no idea where to start?
Stream at Woodlands Park
Find out at a special Water Quality course conducted by Kwok Chen Ko, whom I consider to be my Water Quality Guru. This course is open to the public!

Water Quality Monitoring involves checking the health of waterways on a regular basis. Whether in natural streams or urban canals, most of the water ends up in our reservoirs which provide our drinking water. Hence, Water Quality Monitoring plays a vital role in safeguarding our water supplies.

In recent years, many projects on water quality, water treatment, wastewater treatment have emerged from both the public and private sectors. Some projects were for commercial purposes, some became community projects for developing countries while others aim to improve our living environment.

Formerly only offered to MOE teachers and staff, Kwok Chen Ko's Water Quality Monitoring course is now open to members of the public too!
Find out more about the fascinating world of water quality! Sign up online.

More details on the course and about Water Quality Monitoring on the Water Quality in Singapore blog.

My forest is DYING and the role of water quality
1 June 2011 (Wed)
0900 - 1700
Singapore Polytechnic and in the field
Maximum class size: 20
Cost: $101.65 (w GST) per persons – includes two-way transport between Singapore Poly and field location, tea break, course materials, use of facilities and equipment.

In addition, water quality courses can also customised on request. Here's examples of some previous runs: day courses, AEM (advanced elective module).

Do contact Kwok Chen Ko if you need more details.

KWOK Chen Ko
School of Chemical and Life Sciences
Singapore Polytechnic, 500 Dover Road, Singapore 139651
Email: kwokck@sp.edu.sg
DID: +65 6879 0479 | Fax: +65 6772 1976
Website: www.sp.edu.sg
Blog: waterqualityinsingapore.blogspot.com

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