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New Study on Effects of GERD published

New study identifies risks and benefits of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to Nile Countries and highlights necessity of coordinated drought planning Near-term impacts of The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) on downstream water availability for Egypt and Sudan are unlikely to cause shortages, but drought preparedness will require careful...

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BOR model forecasts put CADSWES in the news

The Bureau of Reclamation had a press conference on September 15 to talk about current conditions, projections, and the science they are taking into the future Colorado River policy negotiations. The Commissioner, Brenda Burman, and Lower Colorado Regional Director, Terry Fulp both talked about the long term collaboration with CADSWES...

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10th iEMSs Conference 2020 Presentations

CADSWES and CEAE collaborators contributed several presentations to the 10th iEMSs Conference, September 14-18, 2020, in Brussels, Belgium. The conference is sponsored by the International Environmental Modelling and Software Society. The presenters and their presentations (and authors) included: Mitch Clement: Complex Hydro-policy Modeling with RiverWare for Collaborative Multi-objective River System...

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New RiverWare Release 8.1

CADSWES just announced the new RiverWare Release 8.1. The highlights of this release include: Undo and redo of slot data edits Improved model and RPL set comparison including a copy properties tool for merging The ability to continue MRM runs after individual runs stop and the ability to save a...

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RiverWare for Managing Hydropower in Complex River Basins, April 29, 2020

Presented by Mitch Clement and Tim Magee, from the Center for Advanced Decision Support for Water and Environmental Systems (CADSWES) This Hydrology & Water Resources Seminar will be at 11 a.m Wedsday 4/29 and can be attended via Zoom. Contact us if you are interested in attending. Abstract: Hydropower has...

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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, in person classes have been postponed.

We will do our best to reschedule any class that is postponed when it is safe, and reschedule to as convenient a date as possible for those impacted. More CU Boulder COVID-19 information is available here

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AGU Fall Meeting December 9 - 12, 2019

Mitchelle Frischmeyer and Edie Zagona were in attendance. The poster session titiled " Simulated Effects of Adapting Flood Control Operations for Variable Inflow Forecasts on Klamath River Basin Water Supplies" was on Monday. The abstract is available here The meeting is a hub of discussions and activities around the future...

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International Conference on Sustainable Water Management

Edie Zagona attended the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Water Management in Pune, India November 6-8, 2019, hosted by the World Bank National Hydrology Project and the India Department of Water Resources. She gave a presentation on the use of RiverWare for longterm planning studies, and met with water experts...

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Nile Drought Management and RiverWare Workshop

Edie Zagona participated in a Nile Drought Management and RiverWare Workshop at the University of Khartoum on October 29-31. It was attended by water resources experts from the Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt who gave presentations on their RiverWare model applications of various aspects of the Eastern Nile Basin. Kevin Wheeler...

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New Water Resources Research journal article published

"A Nonlinear Dynamical Systems-Based Modeling Approach for Stochastic Simulation of Stream flow and Understanding Predictability" co-authord by Balaji Rajagopalan, Solomon Tassew Erkyihun, Upmanu Lall, Edith Zagona and Kenneth Nowak was published by AGU in their Water Resources Research, 55. Read the abstract or the full article are available here