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Water Distribution Design and Modeling

Water Distribution Design and Modeling

About this course

This training begins with the fundamentals of hydraulics & water supply engineering and then takes the participants through the advanced processes of distribution network modeling including automatic model development, multi-scenarios modeling, automatic design tools, model calibration, criticality analysis, zone/DMA/PMA demarcation, pump and valve selection and lastly, generating results. This training includes an exclusive case study.

Skills taught

Upon successful completion of this course, the participant shall be able to:

  • Apply the fundamental principles of water distribution modeling;

  • Gain essential knowledge for water system design, operation, and troubleshooting;

  • Apply WaterCAD/WaterGEMS models to solve common water distribution system problems;

  • Develop a deeper understanding of model creation and analysis using WaterCAD/WaterGEMS;

  • Increase productivity by using automated approaches to complete common modeling tasks.

Course prerequisites 

The participant must be a diploma/ graduate of Civil/ Environmental/ Mechanical Engineering. Basic theoretical understanding of Fluid Mechanics, Water Supply Engineering and Hydraulics is desirable but not compulsory.

Course language


Course duration

40 Hours

Meet the trainer


Tanay Kulkarni is a Master of Engineering (Hydraulics) and a graduate of Civil Engineering. He is also certified on ‘Big Data’ from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. He is highly experienced Water Professional with a record of training thousands of water practitioners and engineers of the globe and helping them tackle their unique challenges using hydraulic modeling technologies. He has offered consultation to some of the World's Largest Water Utilities like Public Utilities Board- Singapore, Colombo Municipal Corporation- Sri Lanka, Department of Engineering- Bhutan, Manila Water Board and Maynilad Water Board- Philippines, Saudi Aramco- Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Federal Electricity and Water Authority- United Arab Emirates, and many more. Previously, he was with Bentley Systems where he led as Water Solutions Consultant and was responsible for Asia Pacific and Middle East Regions. Tanay specializes in water mechanics, hydropower engineering, surge analysis, big data, hydraulic and hydrologic modeling, GIS. He is often invited to speak at various conferences to speak on 'water', nationally as well as internationally.

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Payment Details

Account Name – DTK  Hydronet Solutions


GST No. – 27CMBPK9428F1ZX

Bank – Punjab National Bank

Branch – Kothrud Branch, Pune

Current Account No. – 3974002100017523

IFSC Code – PUNB0397400

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