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2017 Introduction to Watershed Modeling

2017 Introduction to Watershed Modeling

Introduction to Watershed Modeling Course

October 5, 2017
9 am - 5 pm

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
12100 Park 35 Circle, Building B Room 201A
Austin, TX 78753

The workshop will provide watershed coordinators and natural resource professionals with an introduction to watershed modeling. Participants will gain an understanding of what model is needed for watershed protection planning, how modeling fits into 9 Elements, and the resources needed to take the next steps. Training topics include: Purposes and limitations of different models, timelines, data needs, cost estimates, literature values vs. monitoring, quality assurance project plans, request for bidds, and presenting models to stakeholders. The models and tools the course will cover include: load duration curves (LDC), Spreadsheet Tool for Estimating Pollutant Load (STEP-L), Generalized Watershed Loading Function (GWLF), P8 urban catchment model (P8-UCM), Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), AGricultural Non-Point Source Pollution Model (AGNPS), Hydrologic Simulation Program - FORTRAN (HSPF), and Storm Water Management Model (SWMM). 

For more information or questions please contact Nikki Dictson at 979-575-4424 or   The Texas Watershed Planning Program is funded through a Clean Water Act nonpoint grant provided by the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  

The Texas Water Resources Institute and the Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources are part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University.  

This registration form serves as an invoice. Separate invoices will not be mailed so please submit copy to your bookkeeper for payment processing and ensure your registration form is sent to us. There will be no refunds for cancellations. Substitutions are allowed, providing that notification is sent to Nikki Dictson ( in advance.  
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Refunds for training lunches will be given prior to the RSVP deadline but after the RSVP deadline no refunds will be given. Substitutions are allowed, providing that notification is sent to Clare Entwistle ( in advance.