Course Details

Water Quality

Academic Year 2024/25

DPB028 course is part of 4 study plans

DKA-V Summer Semester 1st year

DPA-V Summer Semester 1st year

DKC-V Summer Semester 1st year

DPC-V Summer Semester 1st year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction



8 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment


Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 3 hours/week, elective


1. Preamble, importance and function of water, history. 2. Hydrobiology. 3. Substances endangering quality of waters, changes of water quality, offending substances. 4. Substances endangering quality of waters, municipal wastewater, sewage water, rain water, industry water. 5. Rain water, pollution, acid rain, rain water pollution effect to water quality. 6. Ground water, pollution, migration and self purification, diffusion of pollution. 7. Ground water, protection of ground water, hydro geological exploration, measures to ground water protection. 8. Surface water, purity and pollution, self purification, oxygen balance in rivers. 9. Surface water, oxygen regime in rivers, mixing, quality of water and classification of water, wastewater disposal to surface water. 10. Mathematical modeling of water quality in rivers. 11. Mathematical modeling of water quality in reservoirs. 12. Emergency state in water quality, apportionment of accident, course of accident, solution of accident 13. Protection of water in Czech Republic.