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Dr. Balaji honored with Fulbright Fellowship

Congratulation to Dr. Rajagopalan Balaji, who recently was honored with a Fulbright-Kalam Climate Fellowship and an opportunity to make a difference in his native country of India. His Fulbright work centers around developing monsoon forecasting models to aid residents in flood preparedness; exploring the intricate interplay between monsoonal climate and...


Clement and Neumann present at the 2023 World Environmental & Water Resources Congress

Mitch Clement presented “Optimizing Hydropower Reservoirs with Limited Flexibility on the Columbia River” and David Neumann presented “Deep Aquifer Modeling within an Operations and Planning Decision Support Tool on the Rio Grande River, New Mexico” while attending the EWRI conference May 21 – 25, 2023, in Henderson NV. More about...

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Neumann demonstrates RiverWare tools at Sedimentiation and Hydrologic Modeling Conference

David Neumann gave a presentation on the RiverWare, RiverSMART and RiverWISE decision support tools developed by CADSWES and used by many in the water management communities. He also gave live demonstrations of the tools in a 3-hour evening session. More about SEDHYD and the full program is available here ...

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New RiverWare Release, Version 9.0

We are excited to announce the newest release of RiverWare and RiverSMART, version 9.0. Highlights of this new release include: Bundling of RiverSMART in the RiverWare installation; RiverSMART is automatically installed with RiverWare! In RiverWare, a brand-new Web Map View shows objects on a dynamic map. A new Quick Start...

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Nathan Bonham presents at Decision Making Under Deep Uncertanty conference

Nathan Bonham, Ph,D. Candidate, presented his recent publication post-MORDM: mapping policies to synthesize optimization and robustness results for decision-maker compromise at The Society for Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty (DMDU) 2022 Annual Meeting in Mexico City, November 9 – 11. The theme of the meeting was “Transformative Recovery and Forging...

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Magee presents a new Power Portfolio Optimization method at INFORMS

Tim Magee presented “Power Portfolio Optimization: Combining Hydropower and Production Costs Models” at the annual conference of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences on October 18, 2022 in Indianapolis. The paper, co-authored by Edie Zagona, described a novel approach developed for the Tennessee Valley Authority for optimal...

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Four New Publications

We have 4 recently published articles: " Factors that Affect Hydropower Flexibility " in Water “ Evaluating power grid model hydropower feasibility with a river operations model ” in Environmental Research Letters " Comments on Egypts water budget deficit and suggested mitigation policies for the Grand Ethipian Renaissance Dam filling...

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Hydrovision International Conference in Denver

Mitch Clement and Tim Magee attended the Hydrovision International conference in Denver July 12-14. Highlights included attending presentations on pumped storage, real time optimization at Chelan County Public Utilility District, and optimization of multiple forms of reserves. Mitch and Tim also met with RTI and their colleagues for some networking.

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Newest RiverWare Release, version 8.5

We are pleased to announce the newest release of RiverWare and RiverSMART, version 8.5. Highlights of the new release include: Many Multiple Run Management (MRM) improvements, including: The ability to include optimization runs in MRM. A new "Select Years" input option. Enhancements to the Ensemble Data Tool including new analysis...

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42nd Annual Colorado Law Conference on Natural Resources

2026 May Be Too Late: Hard Conversations About Really Complicated Issues Was held Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17, 2022Wolf Law Building Wittemyer Courtroom This year marks the 42nd Annual Conference on Natural Resources at Colorado Law. Over its rich history, the conference has addressed many different natural resource...