ENG4203 - Management of water resources - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Organisational Unit

Department of Civil Engineering


Dr Harpreet Kandra

Unit guides



  • Second semester 2017 (Day)


Introduction to typical issues related to catchment/stream complexes; rural and urban land uses and their potential water quantity and quality impacts. Basic principles of water quantity modelling and use of industry standard computer models. Water quality management options including improved land management, water demand management, planning frameworks, and environmental and social aspects. Environmental and social aspects will be covered.


Assignments/Practical/Project work (continuous assessment): 50%

Closed Book Examination (3 hours): 50%

Students are required to achieve at least 45% in the total continuous assessment component (assignments, tests, mid-semester exams, laboratory reports) and at least 45% in the final examination component and an overall mark of 50% to achieve a pass grade in the unit. Students failing to achieve this requirement will be given a maximum of 45% in the unit.

Workload requirements

2 hours lectures, 2 hours practice classes and 8 hours of private study per week

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