Training

The professionals at WEST Consultants are recognized specialists in water resources engineering, hydrology, hydraulics, sediment transport, and fluvial geomorphology. WEST routinely provides training courses throughout the United States and abroad to both government agencies and the private sector for these areas of engineering analysis.

The most common courses we provide relate to hydrologic and hydraulic computer models—primarily the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hydrologic Engineering Center’s (HEC) River Analysis System (HEC-RAS) and Hydrologic Modeling System (HEC-HMS)—and predicting bed scour for toe protection design for bank stabilization projects. WEST also teaches courses on culvert, bridge, and channel restoration design; riprap design; scour analysis; HEC-6 (Scour and Deposition in Rivers and Reservoirs), and multi-dimensional hydraulic and sediment modeling.

WEST can provide a course to meet your organization’s specific needs by working with you to customize the content, duration, location, and cost of any of our courses. Additionally, most of our courses can be taught in both English and Spanish.

For more information on training courses, please feel free to contact us via email or phone: (480) 345-2155

Partial Client List

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Arizona Floodplain Management Association
  • CALTRANS
  • GST Environmental
  • International Erosion Control Association
  • Moore Engineering, Inc.
  • Nevada D.O.T.
  • Odyssey Engineering
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • US EPA
  • US Federal Highways Administration
  • US Geological Survey
  • US National Park Services
  • Washington State Dept. of Ecology
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