TFFC Flood Technology Workshop

Friday, December 10, 2010

Sponsored by the Center for Research in Water Resources

University of Texas at Austin



J.J. Pickle Research Campus

The Commons Building, Room 1.108

10100 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78758
(between U.S. 183 and Braker Lane)



8:30                  Registration

Light breakfast provided


9:00-9:20          Introduction and goals for the workshop: Flash Flood Situational Awareness  Arc Hydro River

                        (David Maidment, UT Austin)


9:20-9:50          Situational Awareness Viewer prototype demonstration  

                        (Maureen McCann, News 8 Austin)


9:50-10:10        The media’s perspective: Troy Kimmel, KEYE meteorologist 


10:10-10:20      BREAK


10:20-12:00      Technologies that can contribute in the future:

10:20-10:40      Situational Awareness Viewer for Flash Flooding (Gary Scoffield, ESRI)

                        10:40-11:00      Hydromet website (Bob Rose, LCRA)

11:00-11:20      Williamson County: what goes on during an emergency response situation (Jarred Thomas) TS Hermine Video

                        11:20-11:40      Flash Flood Research at UT Arlington (John McEnery)

                        11:40-12:00      Flood modeling for Bull Creek (Hatim Sharif)

Animations: Rainfall (318MB) Channel Depth (84MB) Flood Depth (318 MB) Hydrograph (1.9 GB)


12:00-1:00        Lunch



1:00-2:00          Further technology reviews:


1:00-1:15          Publishing and accessing services using ArcGIS for flood analysis (Harish Sangireddy)

1:15-1:30          How to get the best flood info to the public (Matt Porcher, COA)

1:30-2:00          CAPCOG systems for communicating critical information during flood events (Ed Schaefer)



2:00-4:00          Next steps: Planning for a Flash Flood Situational Awareness Prototype


                        Upper Brush Creek Water Control and Improvement District Strategic Plan


4:00                  Close