Two-day training course
About this course
|Type|| Classroom training
|Topic||Rivers drainage and flooding|
This course introduces the concepts of flood risk analysis and management within the context of existing UK policies and legislation. Current techniques in considering climate change and joint probability are presented in outline, as is the latest guidance on producing flood risk assessments. The course focusses on river and urban flooding, however, much of the course content has relevance to tidal and coastal flooding as well.
Those involved in river and catchment management including recent graduates, consultants, local authority staff, development control and flood defence officers.
It is designed as a suitable follow-on course from River hydrology and hydraulics, but can be undertaken independently. Some background knowledge of hydrology and/or hydraulics would be helpful.
At the end of the course, the participants will:
Provided a good all round introduction of the concepts for somebody who is new to the field."Past delegates
"Very good presentations and speakers - clear to understand and follow."
"Good balance of exercises and presentations."
"Very knowledgeable and approachable speakers.
Understand the fundamental hydrological and hydraulic issues necessary to undertake a robust review of flood risk model outputs and surface water drainage design submissions for planning.