Urban Drainage and Sewerage

This course aims at providing an explanation of the elements and processes involved in the urban drainage systems and a recommendation of appropriate application.

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For whom?

This course is designed for professionals interested in achieving and maintaining the environment and public health. Typical students include civil, process and sanitary engineers, university faculty and researchers, and technical managers.

Dates, Fee, ECTS

Start: 13 January 2020
End: 31 January 2020
Deadline IHE application: 12 December 2019 - 23.59 (CET)
Course fee: € 2910

VAT is not included in the course fee

Course content

  • Introduction to urban drainage and sewerage and Types of drainage and sewer systems
  • Rainfall characteristics      
  • Wet weather flows quantitative characterization     
  • Sewerage layout and design      
  • Dry and wet weather flows quantitative characterization and exercise
  • Conventional sewer design exercise     
  • Hydraulics of urban drainage and sewerage   
  • Pumping stations and CSOs    
  • Data acquisition for urban drainage and sewerage studies
  • Model-based design and simulation - introduction  
  • Model-based design and simulation exercise
  • Fieldtrip


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