546-0092/03 – Hydrotechnical facilities (HtV)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Miroslav KynclSubject version guarantorprof. Dr. Ing. Miroslav Kyncl
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
LAN116 Ing. Silvie Drabinová, Ph.D.
KYN43 prof. Dr. Ing. Miroslav Kyncl
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+8

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

This subject provides more detailed information about preparation, construction and operation of water facilities. A particular attention is paid to public water mains, fire water systems and in-house water supplies as well as public and in-house sewage networks, including documentation relating to such facilities.

Teaching methods

Terrain work


The subject occupy preparation, planning, documentation, technical solution, building, operation and servicing the facilities for hydrotechnical facilities of citizens, industrial and agricultural development.

Compulsory literature:

TWORT, Alan C., Ratnayaka, D. and Malcolm J., BRAND. Water supply, London IWA Publishing 2000, ISBN 978-0-340-72018-9.

Recommended literature:

KRIŠ, Jozef. Water treatment. Ostrava: Montanex, 2013. ISBN 978-80-7225-389-0.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Check questions, verification tests.


Other requirements

Regular studying technical journals


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Engineering networks and their reliability, technical equipment, spatial arrangement of technical equipment lines, principles of directional height lines. 2. Supply of appliances with drinking water, water supply systems, arrangement of distribution networks, height arrangement of water mains, water accumulation. 3. Water demand and its determination, non-uniformity of water demand, calculation of water demand, guide numbers of water demand. 4. External and internal fire water mains, the need for fire water, internal water mains, requirements for internal water mains and their calculations.  5. Construction of water supply networks, technical requirements, pipe materials, pipeline installation, corrosion protection, water supply connections.  6. Pressure tests of water pipes, water flow measurement, types of meters, meter readings.   7. Operation of public water mains, operating rules, operational documentation and records, water quality control.   8. Water losses in pipe networks, causes of loss, search for hidden faults in water mains, repairs of faults in water networks.    9. Sewer networks, sewer systems, objects on sewers, connections, internal sewers, alternative methods of wastewater drainage.  10. Operation of sewer networks, operating rules, operating documentation, sewer rules, water quality control.  11. Organizational arrangement of public water supply and sewerage, current state of the field, principles of economics of the field of water supply and sewerage.   12. Water law, Water Act, Water Supply and Sewerage Act and other related legal regulations.    13. Spatial planning, Building regulations, principles of investment process in water management, Administrative Code.    14. Renewal and evaluation of public water supply and sewerage infrastructure, renewal plans, trenchless technologies for renewal of water supply and sewerage networks.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2020/2021 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 33  17
        Examination Examination 67  18
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Compulsory participation in exercises

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2021/2022 (N0724A290009) Water Technologies and Water Management VHI P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2021/2022 (N0724A290009) Water Technologies and Water Management VHI K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0724A290009) Water Technologies and Water Management VHI K Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan
2020/2021 (N0724A290009) Water Technologies and Water Management VHI P Czech Ostrava 2 Compulsory study plan

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