Course detail

Water Supply

FAST-BPA003Acad. year: 2020/2021

Water intake, basic technological processes of water treatment, water disinfections, balance declaration of water consumption, calculation of water demand, conceptual design of water supply systems, pressure zones, reservoirs and pumping stations, design and assessment of water distribution network, pipe materials, fittings and armatures, design and maintenance documentation, organisation and structure of this sector in Czech Republic.

Department

Institute of Municipal Water Management (VHO)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student manages the basic knowledge of water intake, water treatment processes and water distribution

Prerequisites

Hydraulics, Engineering networks, Chemistry and technological processes in water treatment.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Guidelines for drinking water, water resources, water intake, pre-treatment of water.
2. Conceptual design of water supply systems, pressure zones, water consumption and water demand.
3. Water treatment, coagulation, homogenization devices, flocculation tanks.
4. Sedimentation, clarification flake cloud.
5. Filtration.
6. Oxidation and other forms of water treatment.
7. Water sanitation, chemical and sludge treatment plants.
8. Water tanks, Pumping station.
9. Hydraulic analysis of water distribution network, software tools.
10. Water network, service connections, design of pipe diametrs.
11. Pipe materials, fittings, valves.
12. Blocks on the pipes, pressure testing, project documentation, maintenance and operation.
13. Sector structure in the Czech Republic, types of utilities, the price of water.

Aims

The basic knowledge of water intake, water treatment processes and water distribution

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.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme BPC-SI Bachelor's

    specialization V , 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme BPC-MI Bachelor's, 3. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Exercise

26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer