13 March 2024 - 14 March 2024
Modelling – Understanding opportunities, risks, their mitigation and stakeholder expectations
Understanding the purpose, potential benefits and pitfalls of data management and modelling tools is fundamental to those working in urban drainage. With growing requirements to manage Combined Sewer Overflows, sewer/network capacity, flooding and overall river health while providing greater transparency it is important to understand how data and models can be effectively used.
Managing data, information and modelling is integral to informing investment decisions at all levels and stages of the project life cycle from business planning to detailed design. These are often desired skills for those involved in modelling, design, asset management and compliance in water companies, local authorities, regulators, consultants and other parts of the supply chain.
An understanding and application of appropriate and proportionate modelling approaches with the ability to provide assurances they are suitable for their intended is vital. The evolution of drainage and sewerage planning, the use of big data and transition to Nature-Based Solutions highlight the need for broader competencies and capacity in urban drainage modelling.
This interactive training day (split over two half days) provides an opportunity for those involved in managing data and modelling to explore the application, suitability, risks and their mitigation for different modelling approaches. It will also enable early career professionals to engage with, and learn from, their peers and experienced professionals in their sector.
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Delivery of the training days will be through a mixture of sponsored regional, in-person hubs and online using zoom.
Our face-to-face learning hubs are hosted by CIWEM friends and our Urban Drainage Group. Discussions will take place in person alongside the virtual presentations, and if you're lucky, some of the presentations may even take place at your site.
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