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Adaptation and Mitigation Measures

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Course Unit Code546-0152/01
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *Second Year
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
LAN116Ing. Silvie Drabinová, Ph.D.
Within the course, students are introduced to new knowledge in the field of rainwater management, both in the city and outside it. Furthermore, with the possibilities of water recycling and its savings, the development of legislation in this area. During the exercises, students are acquainted with real examples of the implementation of these measures, calculates the rainwater tank and prepares seminar papers.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
The aim of the course is to introduce students to new opportunities in the field of rainwater management, drinking water savings and recycling.
Course Contents
1. Adaptation and mitigation measures, adaptation strategy
2. Blue-Green Infrastructure (MZI)
3. Anthropogenic impacts on the hydrosphere, impacts and risks from climate change
4. Green roofs and façade
5. Information systems in water management, water saving devices/measures
6. Stormwater management, in urban environments
7. Rainwater tanks, size calculation
8. Rainwater use and quality (composition)
9. Legislation on stormwater
10. Infiltration - rainwater harvesting devices
11. Drought and flooding (interconnecting water supply systems, preparation and implementation of measures to mitigate the negative impacts of drought and water scarcity)
12. colour separation of water (grey, yellow, brown, black and white water)
13. Risk analysis
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
PRAX, Petr a Petr HLAVÍNEK. Hospodaření s dešťovými vodami v urbanizovaném území. Brno: ARDEC, 2007. 164 s. ISBN 978-80-86020-55-6.
VÍTEK, Jiří, David STRÁNSKÝ, Ivana KABELKOVÁ, Vojtěch BAREŠ a Radim VÍTEK. Hospodaření s dešťovou vodou v ČR. Praha: 01/71 ZO ČSOP Koniklec, 2015. ISBN 978-80-260-7815-9.
BREARS, Robert C. Blue and Green Cities. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018. ISBN: 1137592575.
STRÁNSKÝ, David. Srážkové vody a urbanizace krajiny: TP 1.20.1. Praha: ČKAIT, 2012. ISBN 978-80-87438-28-2.
Recommended Reading:
Assefa Melesse, Abtew Wossenu and Gabriel Senay. Extreme Hydrology and Climate Variability. Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc. p. 580, 2019. Paperback ISBN: 9780128159989, eBook ISBN: 9780128159996.
Metodický pokyn MZe r. 2015 Příprava a realizace opatření pro zmírnění negativních dopadů sucha a nedostatku vody.
TNV 75 9011 – Hospodaření se srážkovými vodami (HDV).
MELESSE, Assefa, Abtew WOSSENU a Gabriel SENAY. Extreme Hydrology and Climate Variability. Elsevier, 2019. 580 s. ISBN 9780128159989, eBook ISBN 9780128159996.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials
Assesment methods and criteria
Task TitleTask TypeMaximum Number of Points
(Act. for Subtasks)
Minimum Number of Points for Task Passing
Credit and ExaminationCredit and Examination100 (100)51
        CreditCredit33 17
        ExaminationExamination67 18