Course Details

Selected Chapters from Water Supply

Academic Year 2022/23

NPB019 course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-SIV Summer Semester 1st year

Drinking water sources, protection of water sources and its categories, new special methods and modern technologies, automation of water treatment plants, container WTP.
Water losses, technical equipment for leakage location
Water quality, measurement of turbidity, flushing of water distribution networks.
Technical audit of distribution systems, reliability of water distribution networks, risk analysis.
History of water supply sector in CZ, current international research projects in the field.

Course Guarantor

doc. Ing. Ladislav Tuhovčák, CSc.

Institute

Institute of Municipal Water Management

Objective

The aim is summary of knowledge in water treatment and its extension in new and special technologies and special problems of water distribution.

Knowledge

Studend will be able to implement in the practice the new knowledge in water treatment and its extension in new and special technologies and special problems of water distribution.

Syllabus

1. Drinking water sources and their protection.
2. New methods of coagulation, sludge blanket clarifiers inovation.
3. New filtration materials, new types of filters, automation of water treatment plants.
4. Container water treatment plants, membrane technologies.
5. Water losses, indicators of water losses, using of Smart Water Meters.
6. Technical equipment for leakage.
7. Technical audit of water supply systems.
8. Planning fo reconstruction and rehabilitation of water supply systems.
9. Water quality in distribution systems.
10. Risk analysis of public water supply systems.
11. Reliability of water distribution networks.
11. Water supply performance indicators, water losses.
12. Control valves - excursion to ATJ company.
13. Perfomance indicator in water supply sector, technical news, congferences and projects in the sector.

Prerequisites

Chemistry and Technology of Water, Water supply.

Language of instruction

Czech

Credits

4 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/255948

Lecture

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective

Syllabus

1. Drinking water sources and their protection.
2. New methods of coagulation, sludge blanket clarifiers inovation.
3. New filtration materials, new types of filters, automation of water treatment plants.
4. Container water treatment plants, membrane technologies.
5. Water losses, indicators of water losses, using of Smart Water Meters.
6. Technical equipment for leakage.
7. Technical audit of water supply systems.
8. Planning fo reconstruction and rehabilitation of water supply systems.
9. Water quality in distribution systems.
10. Risk analysis of public water supply systems.
11. Reliability of water distribution networks.
11. Water supply performance indicators, water losses.
12. Control valves - excursion to ATJ company.
13. Perfomance indicator in water supply sector, technical news, congferences and projects in the sector.

Exercise

13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory

Syllabus

1. Entering the seminar work S1 – description a characteristics of real water supply system.
2. Working and consultation in seminar work S1.
3. Working and consultation in seminar work S1.
4. Presentation of seminar work S1.
5. Presentation of seminar work S1.
6. Presentation of seminar work S1.
7. Participation in conference VODA Zlín.
8. Entering the seminar work S2 – translation and presentation of the content of foreign scientific article.
9. Working and consultation in seminar work S2.
10. Working and consultation in seminar work S2.
11. Presentation of seminar work S2.
12. Presentation of seminar work S2.
13. Presentation of seminar work S2, credit.