Course syllabus Z15-0186-B - Sustainable Water Management (FZKI - SS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Engineering
Course unit code:
Course unit title:
Sustainable Water Management
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Semester: Environmental Management - bachelor (required), 2. semester
Environmental Management - bachelor (required), 2. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
processing of project, written test and oral exam
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Sustainable water management
Course objective is the creation of knowledge and practical skils for realizing the sustainable development in the area of water management internationally and at country and regional level. Sustainable water management will focus on the need for water in urban areas, agricultural landscape and nature. The current source of water for sustainable water management and changes due to population growth, pollution and climate change. The balance of water in nature and water needs in society. Conditions for sustainability of natural resources.
Course contents:
Principles for sustainable development.
Standards and regulations in the management of resources and water quality.
Water in nature, water resources.
The principle of sustainability of natural resources and water management.
Water resources - surface water. Groundwater, stormwater, wastewater.
Use and management of water in agriculture.
Use and management of water in the villages.
Use and management of water in the industry.
Water management of rivers and reservoirs.
Balance of water resources at the international level of river basins in the states, regions and municipalities.
Recommended or required reading:
Sustainable Water Management in the Baltic Sea Basin, Book 1. SWM 1: The WaterscapeThe Waterscape 2nd edition Editor: Lars-Christer Lundin Uppsala University, 2000. 207p. ISBN: 91-973579-3-6
Jurík Ľuboš: Udržateľné vodné hospodárstvo, nepublikovaný učebný text pre študentov SPU v Nitre
Udržateľný rozvoj : život v medziach únosnej kapacity biosféry / Milan Demo, Ondrej Hronec, Monika Tóthová, Peter Adamišin, Pavol Andrejovský, Jana Belicová, Martin Bosák, Jaroslav Daniška, Darko Ďurica, Alexander Fehér, Zuzana Jureková, Ľuboš Jurík, Jozef Húska, Milan Majerník, Peter Mederly, Jozef Mihok, Štefan Sklenár, E. Virčíková. - 1. vyd. - Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2007. - 439 s. :

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 23

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8,7 %
39,1 %
34,8 %
17,4 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
doc. Ing. Ľuboš Jurík, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Ing. Jozefína Pokrývková, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Last modification: 25. 2. 2019
doc. Ing. Ľuboš Jurík, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Helena Barošková on 02/25/2019.

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