Water purification in WWTPs

Task 3 for ECHEM 2 students

This week we discussed water treatment processes options, water pollutants and sources.  You will have to write an essay favouring or nunfavouring the following view: “Many people cringe with disgust at the thought of having to drink treated toilet water. However, scientists claim that the “toilet-to-tap” approach can be perfectly safe.” Write an essay for and against the safety of drinking treated wastewater and justify your claims by using examples and evidence regarding water treatment processes from recent research studies. As well as the articles and videos provided in Edmodo, you might as well read the following article from ScienceDaily.


Essay guidelines for English 2:
  • in-text citations/references
  • good paragraph structure and topic sentences
  • cohesion and coherence devices
  • grammatical accuracy
  • good target vocabulary range
  • appropriate academic style (formality, hedging)
  • evaluative (not just descriptive) language
  • balanced argumentation



Author: Kallia Katsampoxaki-Hodgetts

EAP/ESP lecturer and instructor Academic Writing Specialist School of Science and Engineering University of Crete Tel. (0030) 2810 545102 Office Γ301, Chemistry Department Panistimioupoli Vouton, Heraklion, Crete, 71003 https://twitter.com/kalliacrete

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