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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Adaptation of water management to climate change - B217014
Title: Adaptace vodního hospodářství na změny klimatu
Guaranteed by: Department of Water Technology and Environmental Engineering (217)
Faculty: Faculty of Environmental Technology
Actual: from 2023
Semester: winter
Points: winter s.:3
E-Credits: winter s.:3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: Jeníček Pavel prof. Ing. CSc.
Annotation -
420 / 5000 Výsledky překladu Climate change affects water management in many ways, from the frequency and intensity of seasonal and long-term manifestations of drought and flood events to the impact on surface and groundwater resources and technological approaches to drinking water treatment and wastewater treatment. In this course, students will gain information about the main aspects of the above phenomena and the possibilities of adapting water management to these phenomena.
Last update: Jeníček Pavel (31.08.2021)
Literature -

1) Howard, Guy, et al. "Climate change and water and sanitation: likely impacts and emerging trends for action." Annual review of environment and resources 41 (2016): 253-276.

2) Trnka, M. Assessing the combined hazards of drought, soil erosion and local flooding on agricultural land: a Czech case study. Climate Research, Volume 70, Issue 2-3, 2016, st. 231–249, ISSN: 0936-577X

3) Howard, G., Calow, R., Macdonald, A., & Bartram, J. (2016). Climate change and water and sanitation: likely impacts and emerging trends for action. Annual review of environment and resources, 41, 253-276. (

4) Pahl-Wostl, C. (2015). Water governance in the face of global change. From Understanding to Transformation. Springer.

Last update: Jeníček Pavel (31.08.2021)
Syllabus -

1. Changes in water management in the context of the Green Deal for Europe and Water 4.0. concept.

2. Climate change and the natural water cycle in nature on a global and local scale.

3. Precipitation extremes, water stress, structure of water consumption.

4. Measures against water shortage and drought.

5. Decentralized solutions to water scarcity.

6. Water recycling.

7. Floods and water management.

8. Thermal pollution of water, dissolved CO2, O2. - causes, consequences, measures.

9. Acidification and eutrophication of waters - causes, consequences, measures.

10. Hygienic and health water related consequences of climate change.

11. Climate change and water management of the agricultural industry.

12. Climate change and wastewater treatment, energy self-sufficiency.

13. Water management and greenhouse gases.

14. Summary of adaptation measures in water management.

Last update: Jeníček Pavel (13.11.2022)
Entry requirements -


Last update: Jeníček Pavel (31.08.2021)