546-0167/01 – Water Management in Industry (HVP)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental EngineeringCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Silvie Heviánková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Silvie Heviánková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementChoice-compulsory type B
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2020/2021Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesHGFIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
HEV01 doc. Ing. Silvie Heviánková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+1
Part-time Credit and Examination 8+4

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim is summarize knowledge about water management in various sectors of industry and agriculture. Students in this course also examine water use in individual companies and suggests possible optimizations.

Teaching methods

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The object provides view about utilisation with water in particular types of industrial productions and agriculture,namely in context with requirements on water quality for particular demand sides technological bundles),types of waste (polluted)waters,possibilities their pre-treatment and treatment,incl.treatment and disposal screenings. Special emphasis is put on backward utilize (recirculation) treated water in technology,possibilities of water discipline and qualitatively inferior types of water utilize.

Compulsory literature:

DAVIS, Mackenzie L. Water and Wastewater Engineering. Design Principles and Practice. New York: McGraw- Hill Companies, 2020. ISBN 978-1260132274. Tchobanoglous, G., Burton, F.L., and Stensel, H.D. (2003). Wastewater Engineering (Treatment Disposal Reuse) / Metcalf & Eddy, Inc. (4th ed.). McGraw-Hill Book Company. ISBN 0-07-041878-0. Water treatment Handbook, Seventh edition, Degremont: France 2007, ISBN 978-1-84585-005-0 Twort, A. Ratnayaka, D. Brand J.: Water supply, London IWA Publishing 2000, ISBN 0-340-72018-2

Recommended literature:

Water treatment Handbook, Seventh edition, Degremont: France 2007, ISBN 978-1-84585-005-0

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Checking protocols from excursions and semester work. Elaboration and presentation of semester work. Combined exam.


Other requirements

Continuous updating of current information from professional domestic and foreign publications.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Water used in industry, general water quality requirements. Specific quality requirements for certain process water 2. Pre-treatment of water before demineralization in general 3. Acidic and alkaline clarification - process characteristic, comparison of acidic and alkaline clarification. Characteristics of individual phases of the clarification process, types of clarifiers. 4. Ionex demineralization - process principle, types of ion exchangers used, demineralization stage, ion exchange regeneration. Processes in the ion exchange bed during demineralization, mixbed 5. Softening and decarbonisation 6. Membrane processes in water treatment, water pretreatment for reverse osmosis, reverse osmosis 7. Organic substances, problems of their occurrence and possibility of removal from water in the preparation of demineralized water 8. Waste water in industrial sectors in general, conditions for discharge of POV into public sewerage. Pollutants in industrial waste water, possibilities of industrial waste water treatment in general 9. Mine water, characteristic pollution, possibilities of mine water cleaning 10. Surface treatment of metals - characteristics of produced waste water, possibilities of cleaning 11 Oil refineries and petrochemical industry, characteristic wastewater pollution, cleaning methods, oil substance separators 12. Chemical industry - inorganic and organic production, waste water from inorganic and organic technologies, methods of cleaning 13. Agricultural production - livestock production, characteristic wastewater pollution and the procedure for their cleaning. Crop production, characteristic wastewater pollution and their cleaning process 14. Food industry - sugar industry, brewing and malting industry, distilling industry. 15. Food industry - dairy industry, starch industry, slaughterhouse and meat industry, canning factories, characteristic wastewater pollution and cleaning

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 Attendance in Exercises. Elaboration and presentation of semester work.

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