14
October 2020

Hydraulic Modelling of Water Distribution Systems

Status: 12 seats available
Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Time: 8:00 AM–8:30 AM: Registration
8:30 AM–4:30 PM: Hydraulic Modelling of Water Distribution Systems webinar
Location: Webinar
Presenter: Dr. Werner de Schaetzen, P.Eng.
​GeoAdvice Engineering Inc.
Credit: 7 Formal Professional Development Hours (PDH)
Cost: Early Bird Price Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member: $399.00 + GST = $418.95 until Sept 30, 2020

Engineers and Geoscientists BC Member and EIT/GIT Regular Price: $499.00 + GST = $523.95

Non-Member Price: $499.00 + GST = $523.95

Student Member Price: $249.50 + GST = $261.98
Please Note: *A minimum number of registrations are needed by September 30, 2020 to proceed with this seminar. Please register early to avoid cancellation.
**All prices are subject to applicable taxes.
Contact:

Allison Smith | Professional Development Coordinator

Direct: 604.558.6664

Toll Free: 1.888.430.8035 ext. 6664

Email: [email protected]

Note: Participants will be using the EPANET software for this session. Please download the software and check your computer's system requirements at https://www.epa.gov/water-research/epanet. Webinar log in instructions will be emailed to registrants two business days before the event.
Do not waste another dollar on hydraulic modelling until you attend GeoAdvice innovative training session: "Hydraulic Network Modelling of Water Distribution Systems". The water distribution modelling training begins with the basics of hydraulic theory as it applies to water distribution modelling, then takes participants through more advanced topics such as working with multiple scenarios, model calibration, pump selection, energy cost studies, extended period simulation, fire flow analysis, and water quality. Participants will become familiar with EPANET and use the software to reinforce concepts with the workshop problems.

Finally, at the end of the training session, participants will have the opportunity to play the Aqualibrium competition to test their newly acquired skills in hydraulics. The Aqualibrium competition is a fun way to learn about the complexity of network hydraulics. The aim of the competition is to distribute three litres of water equally between three reservoirs (containers) placed randomly on a grid of 16 points. Participants will build a pipe network between a water source and the three reservoirs using pipes of different diameters.

What Previous Participants Have Said About the Seminar

  • “Logical, entertaining, and well informative.”
  • “Awesome enthusiasm, fun hands-on activity.”
  • "Very good. Enthusiastic about topic, makes topic interesting and not dry."
  • "Very clear in explanations."
  • "I found all of the presentation very valuable."

Presenter

Dr. Werner de Schaetzen, P.Eng.

CEO/Founder, GeoAdvice Engineering Inc.

Dr. de Schaetzen is a leading expert in computer modeling of water and wastewater systems. His work on genetic algorithm optimization applied to water systems has gained him both international recognition and numerous award prizes. Dr. de Schaetzen is also the leading author of over 30 papers published in international journals, conference proceedings, and internal research reports.

Dr. de Schaetzen conducted in-person training for over 2,500 engineers in water and sewer systems modelling, optimization, and analysis in Canada, USA, and UK. He also designed, implemented, and maintained several hydraulic modelling software applications. He often peer-reviews scientific journals including Urban Water (UK) and the ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management (USA). Finally, Dr. de Schaetzen is the recipient of the 2010 BC New-Canadian Entrepreneur Award in the category of Environmental Technology. In 2016, Dr. de Schaetzen was the recipient of the BCWWA Excellence and Innovation in the Water and Waste Industry Award in Leadership and Innovation.



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