The Water Resources module includes laboratory experiments and a larger design task.
Measuring pH (PDF)
Appendix 1: The Glass Electrode (PDF)
Appendix 2: Signal Conditioning Circuit (PDF)
Related Reading: Vanysek, Petr. "The glass pH electrode." Electrochemical Society Interface 13 (2004): 19-20.
Experiment 2A: Time-scale for Neutralization with Calcium Carbonate (PDF)
Experiment 2B: Hydraulic Conductivity and Porosity (PDF)
Related Reading: An English translation of Henry Darcy's "The Public Fountains of the City of Dijon," Appendix D, can be found here.
Your job is to design, fabricate, assemble and test a system that neutralizes the acidity and hence much of the corrosivity of water in a residential water system.
Additional Information (PDF)
Water Filter Testing Protocol (PDF)
Report Guidelines (PDF)