Groundwater Modelling with FEFLOW

Lakewood, Colorado, USA
June 10-14, 2024

Learn about the fundamentals of groundwater modelling in a mining context.

Course Details


June 10-12, 2024 (Introductory Modules)
June 13–14, 2024 (Advanced Modules)

DHI Water & Environment, Inc.
141 Union Blvd #320
Lakewood, CO 80228
United States

  • Introduction to FEFLOW and its graphical user interface
  • Creating 2D and 3D mesh geometries (structured and unstructured)
  • Configuration of flow models with confined and unconfined aquifers
  • Setting up steady-state and transient models
  • Setting up groundwater age and mass transport models
  • Evaluation, visualization and animation of results
  • Open-pit modeling with unstructured 3D meshes
  • Flow modeling in unsaturated medium (i.e., seepage from dams, open-cast mines, etc.)
  • Mine plan implementation
  • Calculation of flows and pore pressure
  • Results presentation



Dr. Carlos A. Rivera Villareyes

Dr. Carlos Rivera, works as head and global specialist of FEFLOW at DHI. Dr. Rivera has deep knowledge of groundwater modeling, flow modeling in the vadose zone, model calibration and among other numerical modeling topics. He has been involved in several projects in the context of mining, water resources, water quality, geothermal and others.

Dr. Rivera has provided more than 50 worldwide training courses in groundwater modeling and is a recognized expert in FEFLOW.

Civil Engineer, University of Piura (UDEP), Peru M.Sc. Water Resources Management, Ben-Gurion University, Israel Ph.D. (PhD) Hydrology, University of Potsdam, Germany

Reserve your seat today!