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WEST and Floodplain Management Association (FMA) 1D HEC-RAS Workshop

August 15, 2023 @ 8:00 am - August 17, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

This hands-on 3-day workshop presented by WEST and the Floodplain Management Association (FMA) prepares water resources professionals to use the 1-dimensional (1D) steady flow HEC-RAS (Hydrologic Engineering Center River Analysis System) in real-world situations. This course is intended for people new to HEC-RAS or for those who would like to brush up on 1D steady flow analysis. Participants learn how to compute water surface profiles, analyze bridge/culvert hydraulics, and conduct floodplain studies using the steady flow capabilities of HEC-RAS. Bring your own laptop computer.

Course Details:

Instructor: Ken Puhn, PE, CFM
Dates and times
: August 15-17,  8:00 am – 5:00 pm (Pacific Standard Time) each day
Cost: $900 FMA Members/$1050 Non-Members
Prerequisites: None
Registration: Register online through FMA’s website here, by August 1st.
Who should attend? Consulting engineers, water resource planners, engineers employed by local, state, or federal government agencies.

Course Topics

  • Overview – Working with HEC-RAS
  • Basic Input Data Requirements
  • Theoretical Basis of HEC-RAS
  • RAS Mapper
  • Modeling Bridges with HEC-RAS
  • Modeling Culverts with HEC-RAS
  • Modeling Multiple Openings
  • Optional Capabilities of HEC-RAS
  • Modeling Techniques and Guidelines
  • Floodway Determination
  • Output Analysis

Seven hands-on guided workshops are included in the course for maximum learning and skill retention.


August 15, 2023 @ 8:00 am
August 17, 2023 @ 5:00 pm


Floodplain Management Association (FMA)
(760) 936-3676
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Riverside County Flood Control and Water Conservation District
1995 Market Street
Riverside, CA 92501 United States
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(951) 955-1200
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