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Date and Time

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017 at 3:00pm until 5:30pm

Address and Location Map

University of Adelaide
Ingkarni Wardli Building, Level 7
North Terrace

Further Enquiries

Event Coordinator: HydSoc SA
Phone: 0439 821 742
Email: Bob.Newman@McCloudHouse.com.au


Technical Meeting of the Hydrological Society of South Australia

Hydrological Society of SA Inc.
Technical Meeting, Thursday 27th July 2017
Adelaide University, Adelaide Campus, Level 7, Ingkarni Wardli Building 


Darren Ray, Senior Climatologist at the Bureau of Meteorology will talk about the global climate driving mechanisms influencing South Australia’s wet weather in 2016 and some of the Bureau's advances in stream flow predictive modelling.

Alex Cornish, Regional Hydrology Manager for South Australia in Flood Forecasting and Warning Operations at the Bureau of Meteorology will talk about the forecast, warnings, rainfall and flows for the flood event.

Chris Beattie, Chief Officer at the State Emergency Service will talk about the response and recovery aspects of the Gawler River flooding.

Geoff Fisher, Director, Australian Water Environments has been reviewing the hydrology and floodplain mapping for the Gawler River and developing further flood mitigation options.