University of Southern California The USC Andrew and Erna Viterbi School of Engineering Pre-College Summer Programs - Student Portfolios

Grey Water

Students will:
  1. Design a Water Treatment plant using AutoCad, SketchUp or 3D modeling software
  2. Write a research report studying the possibility of capturing and treating storm drain water from rain for use as grey water.
  3. Create a physical model of a prototype design or write a research report studying the possibility of reusing grey water from a community for irrigation in that community

Essential Question: How can water treatment be used to minimize the impact of a drought

Students will be able to answer: Is there an effective system to capture storm water in a climate with irregular rainfall