Course detail

Advanced Sewerage and WWTP

FAST-NPB023Acad. year: 2024/2025

The course introduces students to selected issues of drainage and waste water from urbanized areas. The course related to broader issues solved within the course “Sewerage and Wastewater Treatment”. The course is established on basic general subjects, such as “Hydraulics” and “Hydrology”.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Municipal Water Management (VHO)

Entry knowledge

Hydrology, Hydroinformatics, Hydraulics, Sewerage, WWTP.

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

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


The primary purpose of this course is to review the current of art in urban drainage, with emphasis on drainage impacts on the receiving waters, means of impact mitigation and implementation of the national standards and management programs. The subject brings groudings about Planning, Design, Operation, Rehabilitation of Sewer systems and information about hydroinformatics tools.
Student will manage aim of course: planning, design, operating and rehabilitation of sewer networks and WTP

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme NPC-SIV Master's, 2. year of study, winter semester, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Introduction. 2. Design of vacuum sewerage. 3. Design of pressure sewerage. The transport of waste water – pumping equipment in sewer networks. 4. Energy performance of sewer networks. 5. Survey and evaluation of the technical conditions of sewer networks. 6.–7. Modern technology use in waste water treatment plant to 50 EP. 8.–9. Modern technology use in city waste water treatment. 10. Membrane processes.


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Introduction. 2. Design of vacuum sewerage. 3. Design of pumping station. 4. Design of vacuum station/pressure sewer. 5.–6. Design of domestic WWTP. 7.–8. Design of the selected parts of WWTP. 9. Design of the membrane. 10. Credit.