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Presenter: Mary Paist-Goldman, P.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Log into Webinar:               8:00 - 8:30 am CDT
Morning Session:               8:30 am - 12:15 pm CDT
Break:                                12:15 - 1:15 pm CDT
Afternoon Session:            1:15 - 5:00 pm CDT

Applications for Hydrologic Analysis

   Watershed studies
   Stormwater management
   Regional flood models
   Stream flow assessment

Hydrologic Principles

   Hydrologic Cycle
   Watershed delineation methodology
   Rational Method
   SCS Methods

History and Development of US Army Corps HEC-HMS Software

HEC-HMS Application User Interface

   Program file and project management
   Data entry and editing

Building a Small-Scale Watershed Model

   Data required
   GIS data usage
   Model setup
   Analysis requirements

Model Output and Troubleshooting

   Results and reporting
   Mapping capabilities
   Results interpretation
   Troubleshooting tips

Demonstration of Small Watershed Model

   Live demonstration of a small-scale HMS model

Building a Large-Scale Watershed Model

   Data required
   GIS data usage
   Model setup
   Analysis requirements
   Modeling tips

Demonstration of Larger Watershed Model

   Live demonstration of a larger scale HMS model

Other Applications in HEC-HMS

   Dam breach analysis
   Irrigation design
   Stormwater routings
   Urban flood studies

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers
  • Landscape Architects
  • Floodplain Managers

Professional Engineers:
     7.0 PDHs

Landscape Architects:
     7.0 HSW CE Hours 
     7.0 LA CES HSW PDHs

Floodplain Managers:
     7.0 ASFPM CECs

Continuing Education Credit Information

Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in FL, KS, NJ, TN and TX, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
   American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885) International Code Council (No. 1232)
   Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
   American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
   Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland,
      New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130), and North Dakota.
   Course-by-Course Providers: Association of State Floodplain Managers

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider
for engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i) (2)). NY landscape architects: §79-1.5(i)(2).


Mary Paist-Goldman, P.E.

Principal and Owner of Rippled Waters Engineering, LLC

Ms. Paist-Goldman has more than 20 years of experience in water resource engineering with a particular focus in hydrologic and hydraulic modeling.??She is the principal and owner of Rippled Waters Engineering, LLC based in New Jersey.? Her firm specializes in water resources engineering services for a variety of projects.? Prior to starting Rippled Waters in 2018, she served for many years as Principal Engineer and Director of Engineering Services at a Mid-Atlantic natural resources firm.

She is an experienced modeler and has worked extensively on design and analysis using a variety of hydrologic and hydraulic programs including HEC-HMS, HEC-RAS, HydroCAD and XP-SWMM.? Applications for her hydraulic modeling expertise include wetland restoration and mitigation; stream restoration; bridge repair and replacement; and dam repair, replacement and removal.? Specifically related to riverine systems, Ms. Paist-Goldman has extensive expertise with stream restoration, natural channel design and stabilization.? Throughout her career, she has designed dozens of projects with low impact development techniques, green infrastructure and with a focus on water quality – particularly in regard to TMDL compliance.? She has designed rain gardens, cistern systems for water re-use in the form of landscape irrigation, bioretention islands, manufactured LID devices, infiltration basins and constructed wetlands.? In addition, Ms. Paist-Goldman has developed projects with goals of zero discharge upon completion, groundwater recharge to address aquifer deficits, and stormwater retrofits to reduce water quality impacts on environmentally sensitive streams, lakes and reservoirs.? ?With regard to dams, she has worked on hazard classification analyses, dam breach analyses and dam removal design for anadromous migratory fish passage to name a few.? For dam safety compliance, she has also prepared inundation mapping, emergency action plans, operation and maintenance manuals and dam inspection reports for low to high hazard dams.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $199.00

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