078-0202-00L  Urban Hydrology (EPFL)

SemesterAutumn Semester 2023
Lecturersexternal organisers
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


078-0202-00 GUrban Hydrology (EPFL)
**Course at EPFL**
30s hrsexternal organisers

Catalogue data

AbstractLecturer: L. Rossi. This course addresses water management from a global point of view, including in particular the impacts of rain discharges on receiving environments. The qualitative aspects (risk of contamination) are considered as a priority, in parallel with the quantitative risks (floods).
ObjectiveThe course aims to understand the means and issues of management and maintenance of sewerage systems, finalized to the control of impacts in receiving environments, and more generally to raise the importance of hydraulic management in the urban and territorial project.
ContentGeneral introduction - Legislative aspects related to urban hydrology - Simplified design methods and technical solutions: from source control to solutions at the end of the network - Field visits

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationRegistration modalities, date and venue of this performance assessment are specified solely by the EPFL.

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PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupMAS ETH EPFL in Urban and Territorial Design (078000)

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