BYGG2263 - Water resources and sanitation


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment and written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 60/100 3 hours G
Approved report 40/100 3 months A

Course content

  • Hydrodynamics
  • Water supply: Drinking water sources, distribution systems
  • Waste water: Different types of waste water, sources, collection systems, resipients
  • Stormy water

Learning outcome

Continuous strings:

  • Digital: Spreadsheets for simulations.
  • Ethics: Ethical reflections on selected solutions.

After completing the course, students will have basic knowledge of hydrodynamics and knowledge of wiring networks for both water supply, drainage and overwater systems as well as flow in open channels.


Furthermore, the students should be able to

  • Describe the main components of a water supply, sewer and overwater system
  • Dimensioning a water supply system

General competence:

  • provide an overview of the subject area, suitable for simple professional assessments

Learning methods and activities

  • Project-oriented learning with pre-recorded resource lectures
  • 3 - 6 mandatory work requirements

Facilitation for remote students:

Pre-recorded video lectures available on the learning platform. Guidance is performed both synchronously and asynchronously using forum. There must be a plan for this on the learning platform.

Scheduled time consumption:

Project work: 60 hours Lectures: 10 hours Organized guidance: 10 hours Work on mandatory assignments: 60 hours Own contribution: 40 hours SUM 180 hours

Compulsory assignments

  • Assessment
  • Assessment
  • Assessment
  • Assessment

Further on evaluation

Re-sit of written exam in August.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Civil Engineering (BIBYG-F)
Civil Engineering (BIBYGG)

Course materials

See Norwegian version

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Gjøvik

Subject area(s)
  • Water Supply and Wastewater Systems
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Manufacturing and Civil Engineering


Examination arrangement: Assignment and written examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD Approved report 40/100 A INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD School exam 60/100 G 2022-05-18 09:00
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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