Introduction to the Flood Estimation Handbook

Join us for our upcoming specialist training course: Introduction to the Flood Estimation Handbook.

Are you looking to improve your understanding of flood hydrology methods? Don’t miss our upcoming Flood Estimation Handbook training course, designed to give you the opportunity to benefit from flood industry knowledge and discover practical advice from our in-house technical specialist.

Introduction to the Flood Estimation Handbook – Book your place here
(One day, delivered as two half day sessions)

Session 1 – 10th August 2021

Session 2 – 11th August 2021

Suitable for: Those with little or no flood hydrology experience who  need to understand methods for estimating design flows.

 What does the course cover?

The course aims to provide you with more confidence in undertaking, understanding and reviewing calculations which use the FEH methods.

This course concentrates on the methods used within the handbook and aims to give you a better working knowledge of flood estimation methods, without having to learn the more advanced features.

By the end of the course you will have an understating of:

  • Basics of hydrological processes and flood hydrology
  • Sources of information for flood flow estimation
  • How to apply the FEH methods and an introduction to the available software
  • How to choose a method
  • Introduction to recording and checking calculations
  • Exercises via interactive demonstrations led by the tutor to reinforce understanding

About the trainer

Vicky Shackle BSc PhD MCIWEM C.WEM is a Technical Director specialising in hydrology, hydrometric data preparation and analysis, flood warning and FEH techniques. Vicky has 20 years’ flood industry experience and technical expertise covering applied research, practical investigation, water quality and hydraulic modelling, hydrology and project management. Vicky is also an experienced trainer, and regularly delivers JBA’s flow estimation training courses to internal and external clients.

Want to know more?

Book your place for our Introduction to the Flood Estimation Handbook here.

The course price is £340 (+VAT) per attendee.



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