Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.
Upon completion, the student should be able to:
- Recognize the profound influence of water supply services and water quality on public health [identity
- Understand and manage risks related to drinking water quality [knowledge, skill]
- Build and calibrate hydraulic simulation models of water distribution, as well as wastewater and stormwater collection systems [skill]
- Estimate, forecast and manage water demand [skill]
- Design and operate water distribution, wastewater and stormwater collection systems [skill]
- Understand the multi-objective optimization problems related to system design and operation [knowledge, skill]
Schedule: 25.02.2019 - 04.04.2019
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Riku Vahala
Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Riku Vahala
Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):
CEFR level (applies in this implementation):
Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):
Teaching language: English
Languages of study attainment: English
CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD
This course gives an introduction to the design, operation and management of water distribution and wastewater collection systems. Additionally, the course incorporates multiple stormwater collection system aspects, including network design, evaluation of catchment parameters, and sensitivity analysis of the area representing changed land use and climate. The course is useful for students interested in the operation, planning and design of these networks.
Health and aesthetic aspects of water quality, water quality control in the networks (biofilm, deposits, internal corrosion, odour control), risk management (Water Safety Plan), water demand management (leakage and pressure control, innovative pricing, water policies, customer metering, etc.), inflow and infiltration assessment, hydraulic modeling, supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), system optimization, management of pressure transients, pump design, control of sewer overflows.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Lectures, exercises and group work.
- Lectures 22h
- Exercise sessions 22h
- Simulation exercises 80h
- Reading materials 7 h
Material given during the lectures and exercises.
WAT-E2100 Urban Water Systems, or equivalent knowledge
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals
6 Clean Water and Sanitation
11 Sustainable Cities and Communities