Sri Lanka RiverWare Training and Workshop

Upper section of the Mahaweli River with Knuckles Mountain range in the backgroundDavid Neumann will travel to Colombo Sri Lanka to continue teaching RiverWare to the Mahaweli Water Security Investment Program (MWSIP), of the Minsitry of Mahaweli Development and Environment.  CADSWES will provide a workshop from July 31 – August 11 that will include the Rulebased Simulation material as well as user support to help Sri Lankan engineers and water managers set up models of the system. Their goal is to move water from the country's largest river, the Mahaweli, to its dry zone in the north of the island for irrigation and drinking water purposes. The project will build and improve canals, reservoirs, and other irrigation infrastructure and conduct studies on improving water management and delivery systems.