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HR Wallingford      

River hydrology and hydraulics    6-7 March 2017     £600.00 (plus VAT)

This two-day course is for anyone who requires an introduction to fluvial hydrology and hydraulics in relation to managing floods. The course materials and exercises use real-life examples to assist participants’ understanding of concepts and principles. The course is designed for those new to the subjects or require a refresher. It is suitable for Local Authority, Environment Agency, Scottish Environment Protection Agency and Natural Resources water staff and consultants as well as those involved in catchment and fisheries.

Flood risk analysis and management     8-9 March 2017     £600.00 (plus VAT)

This course introduces the concepts of flood risk analysis and management within the context of existing UK policies and legislation. The lectures and exercises are informed by the needs of Local Authorities’ and the Environment Agency, and updated to include issues of current relevance. Designed as a suitable follow on from the two-day river hydrology and hydraulics course, it is ideal for those involved in river and flood risk management. Although the course focusses on river and urban flooding, much of the course content also has relevance to tidal and coastal flooding. 

SuDS hydraulic and water quality design for developments     10 March 2017    £299.00 (plus VAT)

This one-day course will focus on giving a detailed understanding of surface water drainage planning and design to meet current standards and best practice guidance. A programme of taught sessions, exercises and discussion will take delegates through the basis and requirements of current criteria and methods for delivering compliant surface water management systems. An ideal course for developers, consultants and LPA SuDS approval officers, the one-day programme will include a number of topics covering hydraulics and water quality.   

More details on the course contents can be found at training.hrwallingford.com


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