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Advanced Drainage Design Workshop

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June 27 - June 28, 2023
1 College Park Decatur, IL 62521 United States

The Illinois Land Improvement Contractors Association (ILICA) and University of Illinois Extension are hosting a 2-day Advanced Drainage Design Workshop at Richland Community College in Decatur, IL on June 27-28, 2023.

The 2-day, comprehensive drainage training will provide contractors with all the tools necessary to design & implement subsurface drainage practices. Each session includes interactive, hands-on activities. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or computer device. Full registration costs $90 and includes training materials, lunches, & breaks for both days. ILICA members receive a $50 discount. Industry vendors will also be present to discuss their products.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to LiDAR & QGIS/QGIS Print Layout
  • SoilWeb for Google Earth/Google Earth for Design Display
  • 3D Mapping in QGIS/Other Mapping Topics
  • Principals of Subirrigation
  • Combination Drainage/Subirrigation Systems
  • Utilizing One-Call for Project Planning
  • Drainage Layout with LiDAR & QGIS
  • Illinois Drainage Tools User’s Manual
  • Software-Based Pipe Grades & Sizing
  • Online Drainage Design Tools
  • ILICA Panel: Ask an Expert – Contractor Design Tips

For more information and to register, please visit illica.net/events or call Illinois LICA at (309) 932-1230.

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