Course code HidZ5008

Credit points 3

Water Management

Total Hours in Course81

Number of hours for lectures16

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes16

Independent study hours49

Date of course confirmation18.12.2013

Responsible UnitInstitute of Civil Engineering and Wood Processing

Course developer


Ēriks Tilgalis

Dr. sc. ing.

Course abstract

This course brings the latest development in water resources engineering, princips of sustainability water management and environment protection. The course include sub-sectors; reservoirs, dams, spillways, gates , water supply systems, sewerage, pumps wastewater treatment and disposal, flood-damage mitigation and land reclamation.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

After finishing the course students will have knowledge and princips of sustainability development and application of water management. Application of overground and underground water resources, reclamation, Prognosticate of water quality and water management. Waste water treatment and reuse. Students will have skills in the princips of sustainability development and application in water resources engineering. Prognosticate of water quality and water management. Table water treatment and waste water treatment equipment.Environment protection. Students will have competences of water management. Application of overground and underground water resources. Waste water treatment and reuse. Land reclamation, irrigation, environment protection and water resources management.

Course Content(Calendar)

1.Water management.
2.Water resources engineerimg.
3.Hidrotechnics: water pumps, hidrotechnical buildings, water treatment and severage.
4.Water treatment technologies and equipment.
5. Water quality.
6. Underground water recouces.
7. Severage.
8.Waste water treatment technologies and equipment.
9. Waste water reuse.
10.Rain water severage.
12.Hidro energetic.
13.Protection of water resources.
14.Fee for the use of water.resources.
15. Prepearing of water management plan.
16. Problems of water management .

Requirements for awarding credit points

Credit test is passed and student have 2KP if:
Student to prepar and give the lecture, volume 20 p. and give right answer on test question.

Description of the organization and tasks of students’ independent work

Student must prepare the lecture, volume 20 pages. Study the course plan questions and bibliografhy.

Criteria for Evaluating Learning Outcomes

Student give the lecture, volume 20 p. and give all right answers on one test question.

Compulsory reading

1. Tilgalis Ē. Ciemu ūdensapgāde un kanalizācija. Jelgava: LLU, 2014. (elektroniski). 2. Zīverts A. Hidroloģijas pamati. Jelgava, 2001. 3. Kļaviņš U., R. Sudārs. Meliorācija. Jelgava, 2010. 4. Rey K. at all Water resources engineering. USA.

Further reading

1. Ekoloģija un vides aizsardzība.J. Švarcbahs un citi. Jelgava, 2005. 2. Tilgalis Ē. Notekūdeņu savākšana un attīrīšana. Jelgava: LLU, 2004. 3. Tilgalis Ē. Ūdensapgāde. Jelgava, 2008. 4. LBN 222-15 Ūdensapgādes būves, MK, 2015.Noteikumi par Latvijas būvnormatīvu LBN 222-15 "Ūdensapgādes būves": MK noteikumi Nr.326 [tiešsaiste]. Pieņemts 30.06.2015.Stājas spēkā 01.07.2015. [Skatīts 04.01.2019.]. Pieejams: 5. LBN 223 Kanalizācijas būves. MK, 2015. 2. Noteikumi par Latvijas būvnormatīvu LBN 223-15 "Kanalizācijas būves": MK noteikumi Nr.327 [tiešsaiste]. Pieņemts 30.06.2015. Stājas spēkā 01.07.2015. [Skatīts 04.01.2019.]. Pieejams:

Periodicals and other sources

1. Vides Vēstis. ISSN 1407-2939. 2. Enerģija un Pasaule. ISSN1407-5911. 3. Praktiskā Būvniecība. ISSN1407-8929.


Masters study programme- Environmental, Water and Land Engineering 2KP. Level 7.