So, It Rained a Meter, Now What?

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October 29, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am America/Toronto Timezone
Online Webinar
$15 - $30
Victoria Kring


This webinar will highlight how designers/engineers are tasked with the impossible: preventing large scale flooding.

This webinar is being offered as part of the TRIECA 2020 Webinar Series.

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Presentation Overview:

Hurricane Florence dumped as much as one meter of water on parts of Southeastern North Carolina. This occurred only one year after massive flooding in Houston, Texas.

Epic rainfall events, while still considered ‘”epic,” may no longer be infrequent. What does this mean for engineering design standards? What storms should we consider? Where is it OK to develop? What guidance does the engineering code of conduct provide

Insights to these questions and more are the focus of this presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how storms that once were considered “epic” now are occurring with somewhat regular frequency.
  • Discover how designers/engineers are tasked with the impossible: preventing large scale flooding.
  • Understand how moderately-sized events provide an opportunity for engineering innovation.


William Hunt, North Carolina State University

Additional information:

IECA and Landscape Ontario members are eligible for discounts. To register at this discounted price, please contact Victoria Kring at and provide your member ID for membership confirmation.

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TRCA HST Registration number is 10808 8584 RT001