Sustainable Water Management

This course specializes in study, design and implementation of hydrological services and systems for sustainable resource man...

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This course specializes in study, design and implementation of hydrological services and systems for sustainable resource management. Sustainable water professionals are involved in ecological and engineering design for rainwater management, water treatment, ground water recharge, water supply and distribution systems and design strategic solutions such as watershed management, water restoration, urban drainage, water harvesting and recycling, water treatment and shall be able to monitor and analyze water quality across different projects.


Module 1 : Introduction to Sustainable Water Management


This unit introduces the student to the concept of sustainable water management and successful stories of implementation across the globe.


Overview of Sustainable Water Management (SWM) 

Best Storm water Management Practices: Case Studies 

SWM in India: Need of the hour

Module 2 : Principles of Sustainable Water Management


This unit is about design principles for sustainable water management with consideration on feasibility of systems. It also gives perspective on policy guidelines for SWM.


Nine Key Principles for effective storm water Management: Case Studies 

Policy guides and assessment criteria for SWM implementation. 

Strategies for SWM. 

Participatory approach, capacity building and information to beneficiaries. 

Linking conservation efforts to livelihood for sustenance of beneficiaries. 

Technical feasibility and economics for sustainable water management systems.

Implementation, Monitoring and evaluation of SWM systems. 

Challenges and benefits of SWM systems.

Learning Outcomes

Understand Framework and principles of Sustainable Water Management.

Think through climate change and implications on water resources and services.

Develop water conservation strategies.

Who Should Attend?

  • Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science/ Ecology
  • Bachelor of Engineering in Environmental/Civil Engineering 

Job Prospects

  • Water Consultant
  • Water resource Engineer/Specialist
  • Water and Waste water treatment Engineer
  • Urban water planner
  • Water resource Analyst


After completing this course and successfully passing the certification examination, the student will be awarded the “ Sustainable Water Management  ” certification.

If a learner chooses not to take up the examination, they will still get a 'Participation Certificate'