616-3034/02 – Water Protection (OV)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Environmental Protection in IndustryCredits5
Subject guarantorIng. Eva Szotkowská Lacková, Ph.D.Subject version guarantorIng. Eva Szotkowská Lacková, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduate
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFMTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
PAV13 Ing. Irena Pavlíková
LAC0012 Ing. Eva Szotkowská Lacková, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

- student will know the properties of water and their practical application, the chemical composition of water, water types. - student will know the processes of primary and secondary water pollution. - student will knowthe physical, chemical and biological methods of wastewater treatment and their applications. - student will know the basic principles of water protection and water protection legislative framework in the Czech Republic and the EU. - student will know qualitative and quantitative expression of water composition. - student will know evaluate indicators of measuring the quality of surface waters and their classification. - student will know to assess the impact of wastewater mixing with water in a receiving water quality, application Streeter-Phelps equation. - student will know a liquid sampling and determination of basic indicators of surface water quality.

Teaching methods



Within the subject, the properties of media that influence the spread of pollutants in water and also the methods of purification of different types of waste water are studied.

Compulsory literature:

BRUTSAERT, Wilfried. Hydrology: An Introduction. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 605 p. ISBN-13: 978-0521824798.

Recommended literature:

CHEREMISINOFF, Nicholas P. Handbook of water and wastewater treatment technologies. Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, c2002. ISBN 0-75067498-9. LEHR, Jay H. Wiley's Remediation Technologies Handbook : Major Contaminant Chemicals and Chemical Groups. Chicago: John Wiley and Sons, 2004, 1240 s.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

- control test - activity in excercises



Other requirements

- active participation in excursions - excursion reports - credit test


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1. Meaning of water, circulation of water on Earth. Water as a chemical compound. 2. Physical and physico-chemical properties. Organoleptic and sensory properties of water. 3. Chemical composition of water. Inorganic substances in water. Organic substances in waters. Nature and properties of pollutants. 4. Types of water. Atmospheric, subsurface, surface water. 5. Water sources. 6. Primary and secondary water pollution. Eutrophication. Self-cleaning skills. 7. Waste water. Sewage, industrial waste water. Mixing waste water with the water in the recipient. 8. Water protection principles. Legislation in water management. Permissible degree of contamination. 9. Sewage treatment. Physical methods. Physico-chemical and chemical methods. 10. Biological methods. Aerobic and anaerobic biological methods. Activation. Natural ways of cleaning

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 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 30  10
        Examination Examination 70  20
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: 80% presence in excercises

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty

Occurrence in special blocks

Block nameAcademic yearForm of studyStudy language YearWSType of blockBlock owner
FMT+9360 2020/2021 Full-time English Optional 600 - Faculty of Materials Science and Technology - Dean's Office stu. block
FMT-new subjects 2019/2020 Full-time English Optional 600 - Faculty of Materials Science and Technology - Dean's Office stu. block