Three Rivers Community College 
Anthony Benoit/TV 205 
ENV 2230 Water Resources Engineering 
(860) 8852386 
Fall 2006 (Th 5:309:50 pm; other hours as agreed) 


Here's an informal and approximate schedule of what we will cover. Timing and topics are subject to change with notice.
Week of: 
Topic 
Reading 
Event 
31Aug06 
IntroductionThe Hydrological Cycle 
chap 1 

7Sep06 
Precipitation 
chap 4 

14Sep06 
Statistical Concepts, Frequency Analysis 
chap 2, 5.05.3 
HW #1 due 
21Sep06 
Frequency Analysis (continued) 


28Sep06 
Review of what we’ve learned so far 

HW #2 due 
5Oct06 
Watershed Characteristics 
chap 3 
Quiz 1 due 
12Oct06 
Peak Discharge EstimationRational Method 
sec 7.07.3, 7.6 

19Oct06 
Peak Discharge EstimationTR55 methods 
sec 7.77.8 
HW #3 due 
26Oct06 
Hydrographs/Review 
chap 9 

2Nov06 
Hydrologic Design/Stormwater Management 
chap 8 
Midterm due 
9Nov06 
Stormwater (continued) 
handout 

16Nov06 
Subsurface Hydrology, Soil/Water Relationships 
chap 6 

23Nov06 
****No Class**** 
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30Nov06 
Subsurface (continued) 
handout 
HW #4 due 
7Dec06 
Erosion & Sedimentation 
handout 
Quiz 2 due 
14Dec06 
Final Exam 


Text: McCuen, 2005, Hydrologic analysis and design, 3^{rd} Ed., Pearson/PrenticeHall
Point Breakdown: 

Quizzes 1 
10 points each 
Homework assignments 
5 points each 
Lab exercises 
15 points 
Class participation* 
10 points 
*Includes attendance, discussion, participation in special projects, tidbits of info (eg, news clippings) and courtesy toward your classmates & instructor.
Quizzes and the midterm will be takehome. Final will be in class. If quizzes or reports are handed in late, they may be marked down or not marked. If homework is handed in late, it may get a zero grade. If you miss a class, please make an effort to get the missed information from another student. But everyone who works hard, comes to class, pays attention and gets any needed extra help will do well.
Revised 8/31/06
Here's a more formal (official) list of topics and outcomes:
Course Number/Title: ENV* K245/Water Resources Engineering (replaced CIV 2210 and ENV 2110)
Lecture 3 hrs Laboratory 0 hrs Credit 3 hrs Contact 3 hrs
Course Description: An overview of the study of water in the environment. Topics include weather and the water cycle, watersheds and surface water, streamflow, hydrographs, groundwater and the impact of human activities on water.
Method: Lecture, class and home exercises, led discussion
Text: Hydrologic Analysis and Design, 3d Edition, McCuen, Prentice Hall; handouts
Prerequisites: MAT* K137 or MAT* K186
Corequisite: ENV* K245L
COURSE TOPICS/CONTENT
TOTAL HOURS: 45
Measurable Objectives
Students will be able to: