Course syllabus

Decentraliserad vatten- och avloppsvattenhantering
Decentralized Water and Wastewater Treatment

VVAN01, 7,5 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2014/15
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2014-04-14

General Information

Main field: Water Resources.
Elective for: MWLU1, V4-vr, W4-vr
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


The student shall within the limits of the course enter deep into the subject of decentralized water transport and treatment. The student shall be able to choose appropriate technique after local conditions in developing as well as developed countries and dimension and plan the operation of facilities for drinking-water, wastewater and storm-water treatment.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


The course includes essential aspects on decentralized systems for water and wastewater handling in developing as well as developed countries. The course deals with the following areas of knowledge:

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written examination. Re-examination might be oral. Oral and written presentation of project. Peer assessment of project reports.


Required prior knowledge: VVA030 Urban Waters.
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course might be cancelled: If the number of applicants is less than 8.

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Karin Jönsson,
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