Indianapolis, IN


06/18/2019 - 06/20/2019


In this classroom seminar, participants will gain a practical knowledge of methods for simulation of runoff from storm rainfall. The methods covered relate to the processing of historical and hypothetical (design-storm) rainfall data; estimation of losses (infiltration); transformation of rainfall excess to direct runoff with unit hydrographs; routing of flood waves; calibration of model parameters; and modeling of runoff from watersheds. Experience will be gained in applying the methods with the program Hydrologic Modeling System (HEC-HMS). Where possible, applications will emphasize hydrologic computations for dam safety.

Five learning objectives attendees will receive from this course:

  • Methods to simulate runoff from storm rainfall.
  • Estimating hydrologic abstractions and transforming excess rainfall using unit hydrograph theory
  • Evaluating dam and reservoir performance during flood events.
  • Running the HMS model on several real-world problems
  • Estimating uncertainty in modeling runoff

Registration Rates:

  • Member Rate: $850 on or before June 10/$900 after June 10
  • Non-Member Rate: $950 on or before June 10/$1,000 after June 10

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 Cancellation policy:

  • A $75 cancellation fee applies to all cancellations received on or before June 10. After June 10 no refunds will be given.

PDHs Available: 

  • 20.5 PDHs are available for the completion of the course 


  • West Market Conference Center, 150 West Market St., Suite 201, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Hotel Information: 

No ASDSO group blocks have been reserved, however, there are several hotels within close proximity to the seminar location that may offer government per diems or other discounted rates. Some nearby hotels include:

  • Hilton Indianapolis Hotel & Suites: 317-972-0600
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton: 317-236-1800
  • Hyatt Regency: 317-632-1234
  • Sheraton: 317-635-2000
  • Hilton Garden Inn: 317-955-9700
  • Home2 Suites: 317-423-3636

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