BYGG2263 - Water resources and sanitation


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment and Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Approved report 40/100 3 months ALLE
Written examination 60/100 3 hours G

Course content

- Water supply: Drinking water sources, distribution systems
- Water water: Different types of waste water, sources, collection systems, resipients
- Solid waste: Collection
- Laws and regulations within the field (national and international)

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
- Excursions in the Mjøsreigonen, Laboratory work
- 3 - 6 mandatory work requirements
Facilitation for Internet Students:
Pre-recorded video lectures available on the learning platform.
Guidance is performed both synchronously using Collaborate and asynchronously using forum. There must be a plan for this on the learning platform.
There will be 1-2 sessions of laboratory work.
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

  • Hand-Ins
  • Assessment
  • Assessment
  • Assessment
  • Assessment

Further on evaluation

Re-sit of written exam in August.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. 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 2021

No.of specialization hours: 6

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 form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Approved report 40/100 ALLE
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Written examination 60/100 G
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.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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