Two-day training course
About this course
|Type|| Classroom training
|Topic||Rivers drainage and flooding|
Please note, the course has been postponed from 8-9 March to new dates in May 2017.
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:
The course was at a good pace with plenty of opportunities for discussions and questions.2014 delegate