Course syllabus

Urbana vatten
Urban Waters

VVA030, 15 credits, A (Second Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board C
Date of Decision: 2016-04-12

General Information

Main field: Water Resources Engineering.
Compulsory for: MWLU1
Elective for: 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 urban water transport and treatment. The student shall learn to dimension and plan the operation of facilities for drinking-water, wastewater and storm-water management in urban areas.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


The course includes essential aspects on the whole urban water system. The course deals with the following areas of knowledge: 

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written examination. Re-examination might be oral. Project assignments, computer exercises and laboration. Reports. Oral and written presentation.

Code: 0116. Name: Urban Waters.
Credits: 10. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination
Code: 0216. Name: Mandatory Activities.
Credits: 5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Project assignments, computer modelling exercises and lab exercises. Participation in oral and written presentations. Contents:


Required prior knowledge: VVAF01 Water and Wastewater Technolgy and VVR145 Water or VVR111 and VVR120.
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Åsa Davidsson,
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