April 2020 Intro to Watershed Modeling

April 2020 Intro to Watershed Modeling

Introduction to Watershed Modeling

April 15, 2020

9 AM - 5 PM

Texas A&M AgriLife Blacklands Research and Extension Center
720 E. Blackland Rd.
Temple, TX 76502

The workshop will provide watershed coordinators with an introduction to watershed modeling and cover models available for use. 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. 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). There will also be a demonstration of the HAWQs Model.

Cost is $50 and includes all training materials, lunch, coffee breaks, and a certificate of completion at the end of the course. Registration is required by April 10, 2020. Register online at marketplace, or by email to nathan.glavy@ag.tamu.edu. Lunch will be provided for participants. Refunds will be available prior to April 10th less a $15 processing fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations after April 10th, but substitutions are allowed, providing that notification is sent to Nathan Glavy (nathan.glavy@ag.tamu.edu) in advance.  

For more information or questions please contact Nathan Glavy at 979-458-4915 or nathan.glavy@ag.tamu.edu.    

The Texas Watershed Planning Program is managed by the Texas Water Resources Institute and is funded through a Clean Water Act Section 319(h) nonpoint source grant provided by the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The institute is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University.  

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