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Flood Control, Land Drainage and Stormwater Management

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After participating in this course, you will be able to do the following:

  • Select and estimate design events
  • Apply new techniques to enhance the protection of life and property from flood damage select computer software for application in flood control and urban drainage design
  • Be familiar with decisions policy makers, agency staff and designers have to make
  • Apply emerging techniques for stormwater quantity, quality and erosion control
  • Broaden your understanding of the fundamental hydrology and hydraulic issues
  • Strengthen your skills in flood control and urban drainage system design

This course describes the skills you require to understand the hydrology, hydraulic & statistical computations needed to select & analyze flood protection & stormwater control alternatives. The course aims to make sense of this complex topic & to assist in selecting the best approach. It focuses on the practical application of sound planning & design practices, & specific flood control & stormwater management techniques while exposing you to emerging practices.

Emphasis will be on demonstrating the pro’s & con’s of alternative design & implementation strategies, the pitfalls that should be avoided, & the design features that characterize successful systems.

Course Outline:

  • Flood Control Advantages & Disadvantages
  • Selection of Design Criteria for Flood Control
  • Methods of Computing Flows Based on Rainfall
  • Hydraulic Modeling of Flows & Flood Levels
  • Flood Plain mapping
  • Land drainage
  • Alternative Urban Stormwater Best Management Practices
  • How to Select Stormwater Best Management Facilities
  • Brief review of drainage design computer software
  • Workshop

Who Should Attend:
Municipal Engineers & Technologists • Civil Engineers & Technologists • Developers • Planners • Consultants • Approval Agency Staff & Other Technical Personnel Responsible for Flood Control & Drainage Projects

Course Rating
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This course can be customized and delivered to a group at your facility saving time and money.

Almost all of EPIC's seminars and webinars offer :

  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

These course credits will help attendees earn training requirements for their associations or provincial governing bodies.