Course Details

Water Supply

Academic Year 2022/23

BPA003 course is part of 2 study plans

BPC-SI Summer Semester 1st year

BPC-MI Summer Semester 1st year

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.

Course Guarantor

doc. Ing. Tomáš Kučera, Ph.D.

Institute

Institute of Municipal Water Management

Objective

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

Knowledge

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

Syllabus

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.

Prerequisites

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

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

5 credits

Semester

summer

Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Specification of controlled instruction, the form of instruction, and the form of compensation of the absences

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

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site

https://www.vut.cz/en/students/courses/detail/255952

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

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.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1. Calculation of head losses in pipes.
2. Water demand calaculation.
3. Index of raw water treatability.
4. Design of water intake.
5. Design of floculation tank.
6. Design of sedimentation tank.
7. Technological scheme of WTP.
8. Height layout of WTP, chemical management.
9. Design of water tank elevation.
10. Pumping station, pumps working point.
11. Design of service connection and water meter manhole.
12. Fittings scheme.
13. Credit.