Hydrological Modeling at Basin Scale with HEC HMS Tutorial

The Hydrologic Modeling System (HEC-HMS) is designed to simulate the complete hydrologic processes of dendritic watershed systems. The software includes many traditional hydrologic analysis procedures such as event infiltration, unit hydrographs, and hydrologic routing. HEC-HMS also includes procedures necessary for continuous simulation including evapo-transpiration, snowmelt, and soil moisture accounting.

This tutorial is about the hydrological modeling at basin scale using different hydrological process as:

  • Evapotranspiration
  • Baseflow
  • Interception
  • Surface accumulation

The tutorial uses the Soil Moisture Accounting method and compares the results with observed flow measurement on the basin.




Input data

Download the input data for this model here.

Download the first stage of the model here.

Download the complete model here.

Saul Montoya

Saul Montoya es Ingeniero Civil graduado de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú en Lima con estudios de postgrado en Manejo e Ingeniería de Recursos Hídricos (Programa WAREM) de la Universidad de Stuttgart con mención en Ingeniería de Aguas Subterráneas y Hidroinformática.

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