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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...

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Optimizing Flexible Spill Operations Presentation at CEATI Conference

Mitch Clement and Tim Magee attended the CEATI Hydropower Conference in Palm Springs, California, March 15-16, 2022. The theme of the conference was "The Past, Present and Future of Hydropower". The conference was attended by members of the hydropower industry from across North America. Clement gave a presentation "Optimizing Flexible...

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Journal of American Water Resources Association Article Published

"Decision Science Can Help Address the Challenges of Long-Term Planning in the Colorado River Basin" published in the Journal of American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) January 22, 2022. Co-authored by Rebecca Smith, Edith Zagona, Joseph Kasprzyk, Nathan Bonham, Elliot Alexander, Alan Butler, James Prairie, Carly Jerla

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New RiverWare Version 8.4

We are pleased to announce the newest RiverWare release, version 8.4 is now available. Some of the new features included a new Window Layout Manager, Improved Git integration and Multiple levels of Execute script actions.

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Water Resources Research Journal Article Published

"Stochastic Decadal Projections of Colorado River Streamflow and Reservoir Pool Elevations Conditioned on Temperature Projections" was published in the Water Resources Research Journal December 2021. Co-Authors include David Woodson, Balaji Rajagopalan, Sarah Baker, James Prairie, Erin Towler, Ming Ge, and Edith Zagona.

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2021 AGU Fall Meeting Presentations

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting December 13 - 17 in New Orleans, LA or online. Join a diverse community of scientists, students, journalists, policymakers, organizations, educators and others, sharing scientific findings and identifying innovative solutions. Network with government regulators, scientific visionaries and industry leaders.

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New RiverWare Version 8.3

We are pleased to announce the newest RiverWare release, version 8.3. Some of the new features include a Scalar Date Viewer, undo and redo abilities of data edits, improvements to the Model Comparison Tool and more!

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Reclamation's Colorado River Basin Press Release Puts CADSWES in the News

At a press release on July 8, 2021, Reclamation released additional 5-year projections to support drought response planning efforts in the Colorado River Basin, utilizing a decades-long partnership with CADSWES.

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Customized Training for Eastern Nile River Basin Professionals, May 2021

On May 18–26, 2021, about 25 technical experts from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia participated in live virtual training on RiverWare and its application to the Nile Basin RiverWare Model. The training was delivered jointly by CADSWES and Oxford University and will assist regional experts in the planning and execution of sustainable management of the Eastern Nile River Basin.

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New RiverWare Version 8.2

CADSWES is pleased to announce RiverWare version 8.2, available January 7, 2021. Highlights include: new web service DMI to import data from HDB, USGS or CWMS web services; usability improvements for the model comparison tool; enhanced rule-priority display, plotting and object filtering; and new and improved script actions.