Course code VidZ3040

Credit points 2

Soil and Water Conservation II

Total Hours in Course80

Independent study hours80

Date of course confirmation17.02.2015

Responsible UnitDepartment of Environmental Engineering and Water Management

Course developer

author Vides un ūdenssaimniecības katedra

Uldis Kļaviņš

Mg. sc. ing.

Course abstract

Acquired theoretical knowledge students have to use in practice, they have to prepare detailed project on drainage of 40 ha of agricultural land area. Students acquire deeper knowledge in current regulations, directives and regulations related to issue.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

• Knowledge - specialised knowledge of theoretical and practical farmland reclamation methods. Knowledge of application specific drainage methods in specific environmental conditions.
• Skills – comprehensive skills of reclamation network calculations and project design for detailed, delimitation and drainage system. Skills to choose and to apply optimal transport infrastructure and reclamation measures for agricultural usage of farmland.
• Competence – to find optimal soil drainage measures for specific production technology depending on environmental conditions. Competence to expertise design projects and evaluate quality of building process according to national legislation.

Compulsory reading

1. Kļaviņš U., Sudārs R. Meliorācija: mācību līdzeklis. Jelgava: LLU, 2010. 224 lpp.
2. Zīverts A. Pazemes ūdeņu hidroloģija. Jelgava, LLU: 2001. 81 lpp.
3. Zīverts A. Hidroloģija: ievads un hidroloģiskie aprēķini. Jelgava: LLU, 2004. 103 lpp.
4. Noteikumi par Latvijas būvnormatīvu LBN 224-05 "Meliorācijas sistēmas un hidrotehniskās būves" [tiešsaiste]: MK noteikumi Nr.631. Pieņemts 23.08.2005. Stājas spēkā 01.09.2005. [Skatīts 17.03.2015.]. Pieejams: http://likumi.lv/doc.php?id=115151

Further reading

1. Kļaviņš U. Lauku sētas nosusināšana: mācību palīglīdzeklis. Vides un būvzinātņu fakultātes studentiem. Jelgava: LLU, 2010. 90 lpp.
2. Kultūrtehnisko darbu tehnoloģiskās shēmas. Rīga: RRA "Latvijas meliorācija", 1990. 27 lpp.
3. Lauksaimniecības hidrotehniskā meliorācija. O.Sauka, P.Bušmanis, V.Labrencis u.c. Rīgā: Zvaigzne, 1987. 296 lpp.