Analysing flood reduction measures for Corte Madera Creek
Using coupled hydraulic modelling of unsteady flow to prevent severe flood events
The Corte Madera Creek watershed, also named the Ross Valley watershed, is located about 20 km north of San Francisco in California. Due to its location, the area is naturally prone to flooding. Stetson Engineers analysed alternatives for reducing flood damage in the area. For this purpose, they chose to apply MIKE by DHI hydraulic modelling tools to simulate the flood events and to create floodplain mapping for education of the surrounding community.
Click here to read the full case story.