A Visit to a Wastewater Treatment Plant

  1. Arrange a visit to a nearby wastewater treatment plant. Ask the guide to tell students which processes in a wastewater treatment plant correspond to purification functions in a river and how they are enhanced.
  2. Ask students to pay attention to which processes in a wastewater treatment plant correspond to purification functions in a river and how they are enhanced.
  3. Draw a model of a wastewater treatment plant you visited and write which processes that you know they exist in natural river environments you can find enhanced in a wastewater treatment plant.
  4. Have a discussion about your findings.