Course Description

The course covers introduction to water transport and distribution, pumping stations, Unaccounted for water and leakage, urban water demand planning and management as well as water supply from the roof tanks.


The main objective of this course is to introduce the basics of planning, hydraulic and engineering design, construction, operation and maintenance of water transport and distribution systems. The specific objectives are to enable students to:

  • describe the main planning elements of water transmission and distributions systems, namely determining demands, pressures, velocities and gradients
  • choose adequate supplying schemes, prepare a network layout with the main components and pipe materials
  • distinguish between various operational modes
  • judge technical solutions dealing with the system maintenance, rehabilitation, and expansion.
Attachment Name Attachment Type
CIV8 112 Water Transport and Distribution DOC PDF PS