Course detail

Waterworks Structures

FAST-BS001Acad. year: 2019/2020

History of waterworks engineering, organization of water management in CR and EU, The Water Act. Torrents, water courses
Water courses regulations, flood control, weirs, water courses restoration. Water abstraction from water courses, artificial channels, waterways, water reservoirs. Construction, arrangement and use of water reservoirs, ponds and purpose reservoirs. Watershed protection,land consolidation. Landscape restoration,landscape water management. Irrigation, drainage, municipal engineering, catchment of water sources. Water supply, water treatment, water reservoirs and water towers. Sewerage, sewage water treatment, sludge management, sewage water treatment plants, waste disposal, landfills. Balneology, water management research.


Institute of Landscape Water Management (VHK)

Offered to foreign students

Of all faculties

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Basic knowledge of water management


basic knowledge of physics


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. Hydrological cycle in nature, development of rivers,torrent control and stream regulations
2. Dikes, weirs
3. River dams.
4. Flood control, navigation, water-power utilization
5.-7. Basic terms, relations and calculations in hydraulics and water management
8. Ponds and purpose reservoirs, watershed protection
9. Drainage and irrigations
10. River and reservoirs restoration, water purity, self-purification process
11. Municipal engineering, waste management.
12. Drinking water supply, balneotechnology
13. Sewerage and sewage water treatment.


Basic knowledge of water management, simple water management calculations and design of structures.

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 B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch VS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch VS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch VS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer