Hydraulic Modeling for Water Utility Distribution Systems

February 22-23, 2021


Monday, February 22, 2021 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. :: Login and Welcome

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. :: Course Timing

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. :: Lunch Break

Hydraulic Modeling Overview

Morning Break

GIS and Modeling

Hydraulic Grade Line (HGL) and Headloss

Lunch Break


Redundancy Assessments Using Hydraulic Models

Afternoon Break

Fire Flow Analysis

Analysis of Distribution System

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. :: Login and Welcome

9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. :: Course Timing

Outage Analysis

Water Quality

Morning Break

Operational Modeling


Wrap up: Questions, Comments, and Remarks


Kedric Szana, Water Modeling Specialist, Denver Water

Kedric is Denver Water’s lead hydraulic modeler. He specializes in hydraulic and water quality modeling of distribution systems, collection systems, raw water systems, and transients.  He has worked extensively on GIS integrated hydraulic models and the benefits of AMI for distribution system modeling.  He has been focused on SCADA integrated, operational, and real-time modeling for the past decade.


We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.