Training Course: GeoAdvice is excited to offer another hydraulic modeling training course in 2023.

Do you want to save your department money, increase your team’s efficiency and help yourself navigate increasingly complex water distribution system decisions? GeoAdvice makes it easy for you. All you need to do is join Werner de Schaetzen, Ph.D., P.Eng. for his upcoming training course on May 4th & 5th with the City of Kamloops!

The hydraulic modeling training begins with the basics of hydraulic theory as it applies to water distribution modeling, and then takes participants through the water distribution data model.

Course Agenda


  • Introduction
  • Introduction to Hydraulic Modeling
  • Hydraulics 101
  • The WaterCAD Data Model
  • Creating and Running Hydraulic Simulations
  • Mapping, Graphing and Reporting


  • Review of Day 1
  • Running Fire Flow Simulations
  • Scenario Management Modeling
  • City of Kamloops Model
  • City of Kamloops Latest Modeling Standards and Analysis Criteria for Development Reviews

Training deliverables

  • Customized training manual.
  • Step by step tutorials for each training topic.
  • Quiz, tests, true/false questions to assess the understanding of each topic.
  • Training feedback form to help in the assessment of the training.
  • A Certificate of Completion with PDH credits.

Course Details

  • Two-day training
  • Space is limited
  • Training dates: Thursday 4 to Friday 5, May 2023 (9am to 4pm)
  • Learning Units: 12 Professional Development Hours (PDH)
  • Location: Sports Centre Lounge at McArthur Island Sport and Event Centre (1655 Island Pkwy, Kamloops, BC V2B 6Y9, Canada)
  • Cost: $1,000 + GST per person (lunch included)

Course Type

  • Classroom learning: theory and hands-on exercises using WaterCAD.
  • Participants are required to bring their own laptop.
  • WaterCAD license will be provided.

To register: email [email protected] or call GeoAdvice office at (604) 931-0550

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