This course introduces the principles of aquatic chemistry of surface, soil and ground waters. Topics include the hydraulic cycle and cycling of elements in nature, ionic constituents of natural waters, solution chemistry, acid-base chemistry, precipitation and dissolution, hydrolysis of cations, the carbonate system, redox principles, and geochemical computer modelling. Applications to waste water treatment, water pollution/ contamination and related environmental problems will be examined. PREREQ: CHMI 2316 or GEOL 2807. (lec 3) cr 3.