102-0214-00L  Introduction to Urban Water Management

SemesterSpring Semester 2022
LecturersE. Morgenroth, M. Maurer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentOnly for students in Environmental Engineering BSc who need to purchase 6 CP. For these students the excursions are compulsory and they have to enrol for the course unit 102-0214-00L.

Other students have to enrole for the course unit 102-0214-02L (without excursions).


AbstractIntroduction to urban water management (water supply, urban drainage, wastewater treatment, sewage sluge treatment)
ObjectiveThis course provides an introduction and an overview over the topics of urban water management (water supply, urban drainage, wastewater treatment, sewage sludge treatment). It supports the understanding of the interactions of the relevant technical and natural systems. Simple design models are introduced.

The competencies of process understanding, system understanding, modeling, concept development and data analysis & interpretation are taught, applied and examined.
ContentOverview over the field of urban water management.
Introduction into systems analysis.
Characterization of water and water quality.
Requirement of drinking water, production of wastewater and pollutants
Production and supply of drinking water.
Urban drainage, treatment of combined sewer overflow.
Wastewater treatment, nutrient elimination, sludge handling.
Planning of urban water infrastructure.
Lecture notesGujer, W.: Siedlungswasserwirtschaft, 3. Aufl., Springer Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2007
Handouts
Prerequisites / NoticeThis course is required for further in depth courses in urban water management.
CompetenciesCompetencies
Subject-specific CompetenciesConcepts and Theoriesassessed
Techniques and Technologiesassessed
Method-specific CompetenciesAnalytical Competenciesassessed
Decision-makingassessed
Media and Digital Technologiesassessed
Problem-solvingassessed
Project Managementfostered
Social CompetenciesCommunicationfostered
Cooperation and Teamworkfostered
Customer Orientationfostered
Leadership and Responsibilityfostered
Self-presentation and Social Influence fostered
Sensitivity to Diversityfostered
Negotiationfostered
Personal CompetenciesAdaptability and Flexibilityfostered
Creative Thinkingfostered
Critical Thinkingassessed
Integrity and Work Ethicsfostered
Self-awareness and Self-reflection fostered
Self-direction and Self-management fostered