Flood Hydrology and Stormwater Modelling
Flood Hydrology and Urban Stormwater Modelling
06 Feb 2024
R 12650.00

Brief Description
The practical Flood Hydrology and Urban Stormwater Modelling short course covers flood estimation methods and flood routing. The application of the theory, through practical exercises, will be undertaken. Flood estimation methods such as deterministic, empirical and statistical analysis will be applied in the exercises. The popular freeware software programme, EPA Storm Water Management Model (EPASWMM) will be demonstrated and used in the modelling of urban drainage systems. The EPASWMM software is a dynamic rainfall-runoff simulation model used for single event or long-term (continuous) simulation of runoff quantity and quality from primarily urban areas. Delegates will be in a position to estimate the design flood and perform simulations of routing the flood through a stormwater system.
Learning Outcomes
After successfully completing this course, you will able to:
  • understand the fundamentals of flood estimation
  • identify applicable flood estimation procedures
  • recognise and be aware of potential long term hydrological changes
  • understand urban runoff and the various components that influence it, and
  • perform stormwater modelling of a catchment
Course Content
  • Case studies
  • Comparison of flood estimation methods
  • Current shortcomings and proposed improvement to design flood estimation
  • Design storm selection and application
  • Storm water modelling: theory and practical exercises
  • Urban runoff
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a relevant post-matric qualification and/or prior work experience.
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Engineering and Technology Management
Who Should attend:
This course is ideal for you if you are in the planning, design and management of flood and stormwater systems.
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Contact Sessions
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