Drinking Water Quality Microbiology Tests

Course Code: HS19

►Course Objective

 

  • provide in-depth understanding of all key issues relevant to a proper estimation of the microbiological quality of water from different sources and different uses;
  • equip participants with the tools needed to manage water quality effectively;
  • familiarise participants with the latest practical laboratory methods and techniques for the detection of indicators and pathogens in water, and
  • give a grounding in the function and use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in water quality management.

 

►Target Audience

 

  • Engineers
  • Goververment stuff
  • Private company stuff which is related to water industry.

 

►Course Outline

Day 1

Talk 1

  • Brief introduction of ABI

Talk 2

  • Basic theory of Microbiology Analysis for water sample

Practical 1: Microbiology Analysis

  • Media preparation and basic microbiology techniques
  • Total Plate Count
  • Detection of E.Coli and Coliform
  • Detection of Salmonella
  • Detection of Staphyllococcus aureus

Day 2

Talk 3

  • Introduction of Kjeldahl method and Overview of Kjeltec 8200 for determination of nitrogen in water sample

Practical 1

  • Determination of Nitrogen in drinking water
  • Alkali solution preparation
  • Receiver solution preparation
  • Indicator solution preparation
  • Scrubber unit solution preparation

Practical 2

  • Determination of Nitrogen
  • Digestion of sample using FOSS Tecator Digestion System
  • Setting up FOSS Kjeltec Distillation Unit with solutions

Day 3

Practical 1

  • Microbiology
  • Enumeration of E.Coli and Coliform
  • Detection of Salmonella sp. (cont.)

Practical 2

  • Microbiology
  • Enumeration of Salmonella sp.
  • Detection of Staphyllococcus aureus (cont.)

Practical 3

  • Determination of Nitrogen
  • Titration of distillate
  • Calculation of Nitrogen and presentation of results

Day 4

Talk 3

  • Introduction and Overview of Inductively      coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS)

Practical 1

  • Determination of heavy metal and mineral
  • Sample preparation and digestion of sample in nitric acid with microwave digester
  • Preparation of calibration standard solution for ICP-MS analysis

Practical 2

  • Microbiology
  • Enumeration of microorganism in Total Plate Count
  • Enumeration of Staphyllococcus aureus

 

 Practical 3

  • Determination of heavy metal and mineral
  • Familiarization with ICP-MS system and creating the project

Day 5

Practical 1

  • Determination of heavy metal and mineral
  • Run analysis of heavy metal and mineral using ICPMS

Practical 2

  • Determination of heavy metal and mineral
  • Plot calibration curve and perform data
  • interpretation for heavy metal and mineral
  • Q & A Session


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Date & Location

Date : 10 February 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Kuala Lumpur

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Date : 10 November 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Istanbul

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