HYDROLOGY AND HYDRAULIC STUDIES
Hydrological models. Flood studies and water resources assessment
Hydraulic models (one -and two – dimensional, steady – state and non – steady – state )
Snow cover evolution model (rain – snow model )
River hydraulics and river restoration
Flood studies and mapping of flood zones. Flood risk analysis. Floods
RISK MANAGEMENT PLANS
Development and application of hydro – meteorological forecasting systems, flow and river level forecasting.
Flood early warning systems. Decision support systems.
Design of hydro – meteorological monitoring networks. Automatic hydrological information systems.
Design of flow measurement stations. Training and advice for carrying out flow measurement campaigns, calculation of flow rate curves and streamflow measurement works.
Advice and design of hydrological data management systems
Consultancy on weather models and products
Integration of meteorological models into operational hydro – meteorological forecasting systems
Snow cover evolution model ( Rain – snow model)
Quantitative estimation of precipitation
using weather radar
Design of weather monitoring networks
Advice and design of Early Warning Systems for adverse meteorological phenomena.
DAM SAFETY AND OPERATION STUDIES
Floods and hydrological safety studies
Verification and hydraulic design of spillways and outlet works.
Consultancy and design of dam monitoring systems
Dam behaviour and monitoring reports. Development of statistical models of dam behaviour. Definition of safety thresholds for monitoring variables.
Dam inspection visits
Preparation of dam safety review reports
Preparation of documents and reports on dams, design and revision of the Technical Archive of Dams.
Elaboration of dam operation and maintenance and dam maintenance standards
Development of Emergency Action Plans for dams
Development of Emergency Plan implementation projects
Services for the treatment and procesing of images provided by satellite earth observation platforms with the aim of obtaining information to improve the management and operation of dams and reservoris. Among them, three preferential lines stand out:
– Measurement of ground movements and structures
using InSAR techniques Read more
– Assessment of the snowpack in river busins
– Evaluation of water quality in reservoirs