The science of hydrology is turning to thermodynamics to predict the evolution of water flow. The result is a detailed empirical case-study of ecological interest where the use of maths helps us to understand our world.
Since 2007 the risks of flooding has been scientifically and rigorously mapped for the whole of the Walloon territory. A task which has been to a great extent carried out at the Ulg.
Three dam studies have just ended and three others are about to begin: the Laboratory of Applied Hydrodynamics and Hydraulic Constructions is wasting no time. Despite major progress in digital modelling, scale models are still often essential