Course Details

Natural Technologies of Water Treatment

Academic Year 2024/25

NSB019 course is part of 1 study plan

NPC-SIV Winter Semester 2nd year

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5 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Offered to foreign students

Not to offer

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13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. Introduction to natural ways of waste water treatment - advantages, disadvantages, possibilities of use, legislative. 2. Quantity and content of waste water, slurry and sludge, calculations, measurement, mechanical treatment of waste water from the small polluters. 3. Reed bed treatment plants: purification processes in filtration environment, efficiency. Function, use and treatment of plants in reed bed treatment plant. 4. Objects on reed bed treatment plants, design of treatment wetlands, computing and calculation, construction, sealing. Vertical reed bed treatment plant. 5. Plants on treatment wetlands – functions, using, treatment. 6. Materials for filtration media. 7. Possibilities and limitations of VKC, operation of wastewater treatment plants. 8. Cleaner Economy - Investment and Operation. 9. Stabilization tanks: cleaning processes in the aquatic environment, building solutions, dimensions. 10. Efficiency of the treatment plant, carbon footprint, comparison with the best available technologies


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


1. Basic work program SketchUp. 2. Advanced tasks and processing channels as animations in SkechUp. 3. Design and drawing tree-chambers septic tank. 4. Design and drawing processing wetlands. 5. Excursions – House root wastewater, municipal root dry cleaning, bathing habitat. 6. Calculation and processing visualization ballast tanks for wetlands. 7. Preparation of technical reports. 8. Completion of domestic wastewater treatment plants project. 9.–10. Credit week – repair and last modification.