811363 Industrial water management

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Pucher, Bernhard , Stoica, Anca-Iulia , Ertl, Thomas
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


1) Introduction (Overview – Repetition)
2) Legal Issues - direct and indirect discharge: IE-Directive (BAT, BREF), EMAS etc.
3) Special quality needs for supply, wastewater characteristics (Stoica)
Physical Chemical Quality characteristics
(Enhanced) Treatment technologies
Excursion (in-house)
4) Planning requirements: Mass flow analysis
General, production related
Pollutant Loads: Q X c (flow, sampling, analysis)
5) Internal measures
6) Anaerobic Treatment
7) Constructed Wetlands for Treatment of Industrial Wastewater (Pucher)
8) BREF examples: e.g. Pulp and Paper

Previous knowledge expected

Lecture 811.108 (Sanitary engineering and water pollution control) or similar

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Understanding the industrial water management system
Understanding the basic mass flows in industrial water management
Defining different quality levels for water supply and appropriate treatment methods for different industrial needs
Understanding planning requirments and internal measures in industrial water management
Determining the requirements for the collection, treatment and discharge of stormwater and wastewater based on legal requirements
Understanding the aerobic and anaerobic processes and treatment methods for industrial wastewaters
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.