Water Supply Engineering

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education Postgraduate Certificate


This MSc specialization is designed for engineers working in water supply companies, municipal assemblies, government ministries and consulting companies dealing with water supply. It is particularly geared to the needs of mid-career engineers who are dealing with:

Assessment of groundwater, surface water and drinking water quality;
Surface water collection and storage;
Conventional water treatment plants for groundwater and surface water;
Design and operation of advanced drinking water treatment, including membrane filtration systems for desalination and water re-use applications;
Sludge treatment and disposal;
Water transport and distribution;
Master planning of water supply projects;
Urban and municipal engineering.

Course Objectives

Learn to deal with technical aspects of drinking water treatment and distribution in an integrated way, paying attention to the choice of technologies and tools, ranging from low-cost to advanced options.