Course detail

Rehabilitation of Water Infrastructure

FAST-BPA010Acad. year: 2020/2021

The course deals with conception problems of solving rehabilitation of water and sewer systems (water mains, sewerage), planning methods, survey methods of current conditions, overview of trenchless technology methods use for rehabilitation of water mains and sewerage systems focused on local repairs, general repairs of networks and new line and repairs of objects.


Institute of Municipal Water Management (VHO)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will manage to design of restoration plan and technical design and planning of rehabilitation of water and sewer networks and design of nodig rehabilitation technologies.


Utility Networks, Water Supply, Wastewater collection.


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


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Introduction, basic indicators of the technical condition of sewerage network, sewerage and drainage - basic information.
2. Maintenance and cleaning of sewer networks, failure of sewerage networks and sewage connections.
3. Inspection, classification and assessment of the condition of sewer system.
4. Repair of sewer systems and sewer connections.
5. Renovation of sewer systems and sewer connections.
6. Replacement and construction of sewer systems and sewer connections.
7. Technical condition of water networks.
8. Repair of water supply networks.
9. Renovation of water supply networks.
10. Replacement and construction of water networks.
11. Plans for rehabilitation of water and sewer networks.


- Knowledge about standards and regulations, pipe material and material used at rehabilitation, inspection and failure detection of water and sewer pipes, cleaning of water and sewer pipes
- Design of rehabilitation methods

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 , 4. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer