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Water Pollution Control

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: IYA0304
Type: Compulsory / Basic Studies
Curriculum: YT 2019
Level: Bachelor of Engineering
Year of Study: 3 (2021-2022)
Semester: Autumn
Credits: 3 cr
Responsible Teacher: Niemelä, Riitta
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3002YT2019-3A2021-08-01 – 2021-12-31Irma Hyry, Toni LustilaFinnish2021-08-01 – 2021-09-06

Still need to take the course? See the courses during the academic year 2022-2023.

Learning Outcomes

The student understands chemical, physical and biological processes taking place in natural waters, and human impact on them.


Chemical and physical processes affecting the state of natural waters. Water resources, deterioration of waterbodies, basics of limnology. Basic terms and legislation of water protection. Restoration of waterbodies.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Material prepared by the lecturer and suitable parts of the following books:
Jukka Särkkä, Järvet ja ympäristö, limnologian perusteet, Gaudeamus, Tampere 1996
Hakala, Harri & Välimäki, Jari 2003. Ympäristön tila ja suojelu Suomessa. Helsinki. Gaudeamus
Liisa-Maria Rautio ja Hannele Ilvessalo (toim.), Ympäristön tila Länsi-Suomessa, Länsi-Suomen ympäristökeskus, Pohjanmaan liitto ja Etelä-Pohjanmaan liitto, Jyväskylä 1998

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Lectures and exercises.

Assessment Methods

Exam and course work. Numeric assessment.