Course detail

Water Management Control

FAST-5R7Acad. year: 2020/2021

dispatching management – direct management of the rivers and operation of water structures, its tools and means, operational systems
automated monitoring of the basic water information and hydrological data, its processing and application
water-resources balance, management of the water resources in reservoirs
flood protection measures, flood plains, extraordinary floods, break waves, principles for the compilation of development plans
operation on the rivers and structures, prevention and solution of technical failures, emergency service, breakdown identification, solution to the water quality deterioration due to a breakdown, emergency plan, prevention, means of intervention
Prerequisites: Specialized courses of water management, water management legislation, economy of water structures and water management


Institute of Water Structures (VST-VST)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


River Training and Weirs, Dams and Hydropower, Reservoirs and water management systems, Wastewater Treatment, Legal regulations in construction and water management, Building Economics and Water Management


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

zákon č. 254/2001 Sb. ve znění pozdějších předpisů.
TNV 70 2910: Manipulační řády vodohospodářských děl na vodních tocích.
TNV 75 2920: Provozní řády vodních děl.
Votruba, L., Heřman, J. a kol.: Spolehlivost vodohospodářských děl. Česká matice technická 1993
Kratochvíl, J., Novotný, S., Pavlovský, L., Stara, V.: Vodní hospodářství. VUT v Brně 1986
Bezdíček, V.: Vodní hospodářství. VUT v Brně 1967

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Management of the rivers
2. Collection of data, its processing and application
3. Water quality, sediments,
4. Measuring and observation on water structures and in rivers
5. Management of the water resources in reservoirs
6. Water management plan
7. Reservoir operation and dispatching diagram
8. Principles for processing of operating and operating regulations
9. Operative management
10. Failures on water structures, accidental pollution in catchments
11. Emergency service
12. Flood regimes
13. Protection of water quality


The aim of the course is to acquaint students with water management control, that ensure:
• required amount of surface water;
• protection of areas against waters;
• minimal discharges in designated profiles;
• creates conditions for fish breeding and recreation;
• generation of energy.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer