Course detail

Industrial Wastewater Treatment

FAST-NPB021Acad. year: 2020/2021

Subject is concerned to wastewater treatment. Main aim is to interpret industrial wastewater treatment technologies. After two introductory chapters dealing with alternative schemes of industrial wastewater treatment plants follow chapters elaborating in detail: processing of sugar, producing of drinkables, processing of fruit and vegetables, processing of meat and poultry, dairy industry. Graduate students are introduced with technology of processing uniform products, with source of wastewaters, recommended technologies of treatment and designed characteristics.


Institute of Municipal Water Management (VHO)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student will manage wastewater treatment focused to food processing industry.


Chemistry and water technology, wastewater treatment.


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. Preamble to wastewater treatment from food industry.
2. Technologies of production, source of wastewater, recommended treatment technologies, alternative schemes of industrial wastewater treatment plants.
3. Physical processes used for industrial wastewater treatment, chemical processes used for industrial wastewater treatment.
4. Biological processes used for industrial wastewater treatment.
5. Excursion – brewery water treatment.
6. Excursion – vinary water treatment.
7.–8. Wastewater treatment from sugar processing, drinkables production, processing of fruit and vegetables.
9.–10. Wastewater treatment from processing of meat and poultry, from dairy industry, processing and final disposal of sludge.


Enlargement of knowledge of wastewater treatment focusing to food processing industry.

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 NPC-SIV Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer