QGIS is a free and open-source cross-platform desktop geographic information system application that is used by water modellers to support viewing, editing, and analysis of geospatial data.

This webinar covers free tools to aid your hydrologic and hydraulic modelling efforts and provides live demonstrations of:
• MDAL: GIS beyond vector and raster
• MDAL integration with QGIS
• Using the mesh layer and Crayfish plugin for animating 2D flood models, including HEC-RAS 2D, TUFLOW, AnuGA, and more!


Saber Razmjooei

Lutra Consulting

Saber Razmjooei, is the Managing Director, Lutra Consulting. Saber holds an Msc in Water Resource Engineering. He worked in the water sector in the UK for 10 years, before starting Lutra Consulting. L... Read more

Krey Price

International Water Training Institute

Educated at the University of California at Berkeley, Krey is a civil engineer and project manager with international experience in water resources. He is engaged in computational modelling, engineeri... Read more

Hans van der Kwast


Hans van der Kwast has almost 20 years of experience with GIS and Remote Sensing in education and projects, offering consultancy, training and coaching in open source GIS. He is an active member in th... Read more
  1. QGIS is a free, open-source GIS platform with many plugins that can aid water modellers
  2. QGIS continues to evolve, with new plugins developed to accommodate hardware and software advances
  3. Crowdfunding or paid consultation is available for the development of new tools, which are made freely available to the public