Course detail

Waterworks Structures

FAST-BS001Acad. year: 2023/2024

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.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Landscape Water Management (VHK)

Entry knowledge

basic knowledge of physics

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

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


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

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Šálek, J., Hlavínek, P., Mičín, J. a kol.: Vodní stavitelství. CERM, Brno, 2001, s. 144. ISBN 80-214-2068-5


Veselý, J., Milerski, R., Mičín, J.: Vodohospodářské stavby. CERM, Brno, 2005, s. 164. ISBN 978-80-7204-759-8


Studijní opory k předmětu BSA001: kolektiv autorů, Brno.


ČSN – české technické normy 


Recommended reading

CEN – Evropský výbor pro normalizaci

ČNI – český normalizační institut 

TNV – technická norma vodního hospodářství

ČSN EN – české technické normy harmonizované s EN

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

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

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


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.


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1. - 6. Excursions to the laboratories of water management institutes 7. - 12. Work up 6 basic hydraulic calculations