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Presenter: Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Coraopolis, PA

Pittsburgh Airport Marriott
777 Aten Road
Coraopolis, PA 15108
Phone: 412-788-8800

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 4:30 pm

HEC-HMS Program Overview

Basic Hydrologic Principles

   Hydrologic cycle
   Hydrologic modeling methods
   Tabular hydrographs
   Meteorological data
   GIS data
   Modeling methodology

Applications of Hydrologic Models and HEC-HMS

   Small scale studies
   Stormwater management
   Regional flood models
   Update earlier modeling

History and Development of the USACOE HEC-HMS Application

HEC-RAS Application User Interface

   Program file and project management
   Data entry and editing
   GIS data usage
   Results and reporting
   Mapping capabilities

Small Scale Watershed Models

   Basic data requirements
   Model setup
   Analysis requirements
   Results interpretation

Demonstration of Small Watershed Model

   Live demonstration of a small scale HMS model

Large Scale Watershed Model

   Basic data requirements
   Model setup
   Analysis requirements
   Results interpretation
   Modeling tips

Demonstration of Larger Watershed Model

   Live demonstration of a larger scale HMS model
   Use of small sub-watersheds
   Reach routing

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers
  • Geologists/Geoscientists
  • Floodplain Managers

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

Professional Geologists
     6.5 PDHs

Certified Floodplain Managers
     6.5 CECs

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and provides 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and geologists in most states, including Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania State Board of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists does not pre-approve continuing education activities.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for professional engineers in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved this event for 6.5 CECs.

Attendance will be monitored and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Mark D. Jones, P.E.

Principal, Hartech Engineering & Consulting, LLC

Mr. Jones, P.E. is president of Hartech Engineering which was founded in 2007 as a multi-discipline civil engineering consulting firm providing infrastructure, development and municipal design services for the public and private sectors. Bringing over 30 years of engineering expertise along with specific state-of-the-art, computer-aided technology to achieve efficient, cost saving design solutions, he also provides hydrology and hydraulic studies and reports along with general civil engineering support for prime consultants to PennDOT or local municipality projects. Mr. Jones is a licensed pilot and studied Military Civil Engineering while serving in the USAF and continues his Masters education locally through Penn State. Additionally, he is also a registered professional engineer in the states of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Arizona and Georgia.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.