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TU Delft offers free online water management programme

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Maintenance of water has always been a matter of great importance. Clean and safe water plays a significant role in our life as we cannot imagine living without water. We are in the era where water crisis is a clear and present danger. So whatever amount of water we are left with needs to be taken care of and managed in such a way that not just the present generation but the generations in future should also have pure water to lead a healthy life.

Pursuing a career in water management is definitely a good choice since such professionals are and will be in demand as their services are very crucial for the society.

About the TU Delft Water Management Programme

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is offering an online programme on water management and it is called as Introduction to Water and Climate. The water management experts of TU Delft are offering this programme and it is a unique opportunity to gain knowledge and in-depth expertise regarding water management.

What will the candidates learn from this course?

  • The global water cycle and its different processes
  • The challenges we are facing in comprehending and adjusting to the effect of changing climate on water for the next 50 years
  • How and to what extent water and sand are flowing in different riverine, coastal and ocean systems
  • How to identify different mechanisms of climate change and provide details regarding the actions and reactions of climate change, sea level, clouds, rainfall and future weather
  • Why, when and which engineering functions are needed in rivers, coasts and urban environments
  • Why water for food and water for cities remain the challenges to be tackled in water management and what are the possibilities and limitations of reservoirs and groundwater to improve availability of water

Course Details:

  • Course Length: 7 weeks per course
  • Course Type: Online Course
  • Duration: 6-8 hours per week
  • Cost: The course can be learned for free but candidates would have to pay $50 for certificate
  • Course Begins: 6 September 2016

Click on the link below to for more information:

https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-water-climate-delftx-ctb3300wcx-1#!

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