Course syllabus

Decentraliserad vatten- och avloppsvattenhantering
Decentralized Water and Wastewater Treatment

VVAN01, 7,5 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.
Elective for: MWLU1, V4-vr, W4-vr
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


The aim of the course is to provide in-depth studies of decentralized water and wastewater treatment. This includes evaluation of different types of systems, centralized and decentralized, as well as planning and design of new, decentralized, systems for water supply, wastewater treatment and stormwater handling.

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 assignments. Oral and written presentation of project. Peer assessment of project reports.


Required prior knowledge: VVA030 Urban Water
The number of participants is limited to: No

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Bitr. universitetslektor Michael Cimbritz ,
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