Wastewater Treatment Design Challenge

Design Proposal Form


Names:__________________________________  Date ___________________________





Sketch your proposed design for a wastewater treatment system that meets the specified criteria and constraints:




























Will you need any supplies that are not listed on the approved list? If so, what will you need, and how do you plan to get it?





What will your system cost?

What kinds of treatment will your system use?


Physical treatment:

        __ screening or filtration

        __ settling

        __ aeration

        __ other (describe)






Chemical treatment:

        What chemical do you plan to use?





        What do you hope to accomplish with this chemical?






Biological treatment:

        What type of organisms do you plan to use?






        What role will these organisms play in treating the wastewater?






    If you plan to use microorganisms, what will be the source?