The main goal of the Hydrology and Water Resources Programme is to promote the effective use of hydrology in the framework of integrated water resource management to contribute to sustainable development, to assist in risk reduction of water-related disasters; and to support effective environmental management at national, basin, regional and international levels. It also aims at strengthening the capabilities of Members, particularly in developing countries and those in transition, through technology transfer and capacity-building, so as to enable them to independently assess their water resources on a continuous basis, and respond, through risk management strategies, to the threat of floods and droughts. It helps enhance Members’ capabilities to provide better hydrologic information, assessment and forecasts for a range of purposes.

Course Learning Outcomes are

CO 1: Understand the fundamental concepts of hydrology 

CO 2: Justify the importance of water resource management 

CO 3: Analyse water resource potential through various methods and techniques 

CO 4: Monitor the water quality and status 

CO 5: Evaluate the contemporary issues on water resource management 

CO 6. Suggest water conservation plans to attain sustainable development