CVEN40700 Water Engineering

Academic Year 2021/2022

Water Resources; Applied hydrology; Development of water resources; Water treatment processes; Water distribution; Sewer systems; Wastewater treatment processes.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

1. Develop, from first principles, the basic equations describing the physics, chemistry and biology of water resources systems.
2. Apply these equations to solve problems relating to the design of water and wastewater infrastructure.
3. Appreciate the contribution that water resources engineers make to society at large and their responsibilities towards people and the environment.
4. Develop communication skills relating to water resources systems: written, oral and graphical.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning




Small Group




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Critical Writing
Student Presentations 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Class Test: This will use Brightspace Quizzes and cover material delivered throughout the module. Week 12 n/a Graded No


Class Test: This will use Brightspace Quizzes and cover material delivered in the previous weeks (Week 1 to Week 5) Week 6 n/a Graded No


Continuous Assessment: Two assessment spaced over the trimester. Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: All Weeks Thurs 13:00 - 14:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - Autumn: Weeks 2-12 Wed 09:00 - 09:50