Tile Drainage Design & Water Management Workshop

Creating Drainage Maps with Public Domain Applications | August 4 | 8:30 AM - 1 PM

(Essential for participants without prior QGIS experience)

  • Coordinate Reference Systems: Latitude/Longitude, UTM, State Plane Coordinates*
  • Google Earth, SoilWeb*
  • Introduction to QGIS, QGIS Print Layout, 3D Mapping in QGIS*

Subsurface Tile Drainage Design | August 5 | 8:30 AM - 5:15 PM

(Introductory and Advanced tracks available)

  • Surveying Basics* Calculating Lengths and Slopes*
  • Illinois LiDAR data*, LiDAR Resampling*, Creating Contour Lines*
  • Water Quality
  • Soil Properties: Drainage Coefficient* and Lateral Depth and Spacing*
  • Watershed Delineation, Lay LInes * and Watershed-scale Topo Map Creation*
  • Drainage Law
  • Sizing Mains* and System Layout*
  • Sizing Control Zones* and Illinois Drainage Water Management Plan*
  • Water Quality Saturated Buffers
  • Proper Installation Procedure

Trainers include Falasy AnamelechiRabin BhattaraiLaura ChristiansonReid ChristiansonRichard Cooke

Registration Required

*indicates interactive sessions

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