AQUA TERRA Consultants


The AQUA TERRA Division of RESPEC regularly conducts workshops around the globe to train individuals and organizations on the use of the Hydrological Simulation Program - FORTRAN (HSPF), the Better Assessment Science Integrating Point and Nonpoint Sources (BASINS), and other model tools and techniques. Workshops are customized to meet the technical needs of the attendees.

Recent and Upcoming Workshops:

In 2018, AQUA TERRA Division of RESPEC is organizing a BASINS/HSPF Training Workshop in Morrisville, NC. The workshop will span 4.5 days and focus on model structure, setup, and calibration and validation for hydrology and water quality.

Draft schedule for the workshop.

The details of workshop date and location are as follows:

Workshop Flier

Workshop Location and Dates:

April 16 - April 20, 2018: This workshop will be conducted at the AECOM office in Morrisville, NC Office..


  1. Mr. Paul Duda is a Senior Engineer at RESPEC and is a lead contributor to the BASINS software development. He has more than 20 years of experience in watershed modeling and software development.
  2. Dr. Anurag Mishra is a Senior Environmental Engineer at RESPEC with more than a decade of experience in hydrology and surfacewater quality modeling, and geographic information systems. Dr. Mishra has provided BASINS/HSPF training for the past 7 years.
  3. Mr. Seth Kenner is a Senior Engineer at RESPEC with about a decade of experience in watershed modeling and software development. He has provided workshops and trainings to multiple clients for the past 5 years.

Registration and Fees:

The attendance cost of the workshop is $2,500. A 20% early-bird discount (i.e., the registration fee will be $2,000) is available for registration and payments received by December 31, 2017. Additionally, a 50% student discount is available to currently registered students (a limit of two students). Checks should be payable to “RESPEC.” Registration costs are nonrefundable.

To register for the workshop, please email Anurag Mishra ( with a short note about your experience and interest in watershed modeling.

Modeling Tools, Techniques, and Strategic Planning Workshops

AQUA TERRA can design a workshop around the modeling tools and techniques that are needed by your organization. Click here to fill out a workshop request form and contact Tony Donigian.