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Flood Hydrology and Urban Runoff Modelling
Brief Description
The Flood Hydrology and Urban Runoff Modelling short course provides you with a practical training experience in flood calculation methods and flood routing through the application of deterministic, empirical and statistical analyses and real-world exercises. The EPA Storm Water Management Model (EPA-SWMM) will be demonstrated and introduced during the course as a tool for modelling urban drainage systems. As a dynamic rainfall runoff-simulation model, it will be used to effectively view and analyse both single-event and long-term (continuous) runoff simulations from urban areas (in terms of quantity and quality) to provide you with an appropriate problem- solving method in flood hydrology.
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 run-off and the various components that influence it, and 
  • perform storm water 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 run-off
Entry Requirements
Prospective delegates should at least have a relevant post-matric qualification and/or prior work experience.
Course Number:
P003460
Catalogue and Category:
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 storm water systems.
Delivery Mode:
Contact Sessions
Contact Days:
5