After the successful completion of the course the students will:
(1) Understand the principles of rational water resources management under the concept of sustainable development
(2) Understand the current national and European legislation
(3) Acquire the ability to formulate and solve simple and complex optimization problems in the design and operation of water resources management plans.
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction to the design and system analysis of water resources. Greek national and international legislation concerning water resources management. Water resources management under climate change conditions. Principles of sustainable water policy: Integrated water resources management. Demand Management. Transboundary river basin maangement.,
Techniques for the solution of linear and non-linear mathematical programming problems. Techniques for system analysis – adaptation and simulation of complex linear and non-linear problems.
Applications of mathematical programming in the solution of water resources management problems and operation of hydraulic works.Applications from all the fields of hydraulics, such as design of pipe networks, operation of dams, development of groundwater aquifers and others.
Uncertainty analysis, estimation of the probability of failure and the cost of uncertainty. Uncertainty management and introduction to decision support systems.
Water management, water, environment, development, demand, supply