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Urban Flood Control, Land Drainage and Stormwater Management

Online /
Oct 8 - 9, 2020 /
Course Code: 1046-ONL20

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  • Overview
  • Syllabus
  • Instructor

Overview

Please Note:
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This course is held online over 2 days on the following schedule (All times in Eastern Time Zone):

9:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern (Will include the usual breaks) *********************************************************************************

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

  • 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
  • Strengthen your skills in flood control and urban drainage system design
  • Understand limitations of the standard of practice and examine state of the art engineering
  • Gain a solid understanding of water quality design principles and criteria

Description
This workshop provides a detailed review of the complex stormwater management pond design procedures. By participating in this seminar, you will focus on the latest application of sound planning, design, construction and maintenance practices for stormwater management ponds.

The workshop will cover a review of the building blocks of a pond design, such as hydrology and hydraulic calculations that underlie a design. It will provide an overview of the current criteria required by approval agencies, and a review of pond layout components, such as forebays, permanent and active storages, inlets, outlets, and spillways.

Course Outline

  • Overview of stormwater management for flood control and improving water quality
  • Selection of Design Criteria for Flood Control
  • Stormwater design criteria
  • Pond design, operation, inspection, maintenance, and monitoring

Who Should Attend
Those involved with the design, construction, operation, maintenance, or review of stormwater ponds, including:
Drainage Engineers • Municipal Engineers • Consultants • Technologists • Developers • Planners • Supervisors • Field and Technical personnel.

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Syllabus

Please Note:
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This course is held online over 2 days on the following schedule (All times in Eastern Time Zone):

9:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern (Will include the usual breaks) *********************************************************************************

Day 1-Building Blocks of Flood Control

Welcome, Introduction, Course Preview, Learning Outcomes & the Assessment Method

Overview of Flood Control Alternatives, Advantages and Disadvantages

Introduction

  • Why do we need stormwater management?
  • Review of stormwater best management practices & role of stormwater management
  • Review of the latest flood control & stormwater management criteria
  • Change in peak flows and runoff volumes
  • Change in water quality
  • Change in groundwater recharge
  • Change in stable river systems
  • Standard of Practice comparted to State of the Art

Modify the Flood by Structural Control

  • Dams, Reservoirs, Levees
  • Channel improvements, Diversion
  • Flood proofing, Elevate structures
  • Relocation

Modify the Flood by Non- Structural Control

  • Watershed treatment
  • Planning and enforcement, Redevelopment
  • Valley system approach and development setbacks
  • Flood forecasting, Evacuation
  • Emergency measures

Modify the Loss Burden

  • Flood insurance
  • Rehabilitation

Overview of Methods Computing Flows Based on Rainfall

  • Data preparation, IDF curves, statistical frequency analysis
  • Effect of climate change
  • Time of concentration, Various method comparison
  • Rainfall distribution, design hyetographs
  • Rainfall abstractions, runoff coefficients, SCS CN, antecedent conditions
  • Hydrographs and Unit hydrographs
  • Peak flow calculations
  • Computer assisted flow calculations
  • Example of estimating runoff using standard of practice

Overview of Methods Computing Flows Based on Recorded Flows

  • Data length, Homogeneity of data, Statistical analysis
  • Regional analysis of stream flow to estimate flood discharges
  • Compare to results to rainfall based example

Day 2- Land Drainage and Stormwater Management

Hydraulic Modeling of Stream Flows and Flood Levels

  • Hydraulic methods and model application
  • Selection of models

Flood Plain Mapping

  • Preparation of base maps, topographic data, surveys
  • Implementation of development control using flood plain maps & flood and erosion control policies
  • One and two zone concepts

How to Select Stormwater Best Management Facilities

  • Major-minor system design
  • A review of the most frequently used control practices
  • Storm ponds for quantity control, flood reduction, quality improvement
  • Review of latest technologies, (porous pavement, green roofs, bio-retention, etc.)
  • Low Impact Development; Standard of Practice and State of the Art

Pond Design Criteria

  • Pond types: dry, wet, and extended detention ponds
  • Typical design objectives and approval criteria
    • Discharge control criteria
    • Quality control criteria
    • Temperature

Overview of Pond Components

  • Permanent & active storage
  • Inlets, Forebays, Outlets, Spillways
  • Spillway & embankment
  • Safety & recreational activities
  • Legal implications
  • Liabilities & risk reduction

Step by Step Review of Pond Design

  • Input hydrology and design discharges
  • Establish control works
  • Iterate for pond volume and configuration
  • Effect of water quality features
  • Design of inlet
  • Design of forebay
  • Design of outlets

Operation, Inspection & Maintenance

  • Municipal input during design review
  • Post construction operation, inspection & maintenance requirements
  • How do O&M factors affect designs

Questions & Answers & Feedback to Participants on Achievement of Learning Outcomes

Instructor

Jim Dumont, P.Eng.

Jim is a water infrastructure specialist with over 40 years of experience in the fields of water resources and civil engineering. Jim has been responsible for a variety of projects from planning studies that establish design criteria to detailed flood relief designs of complex hydraulic systems and municipal infrastructure.



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Fee & Credits

$1295 + taxes

  • 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 14 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
  • ECAA Annual Professional Development Points
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