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CADWES R&D featured in Washington Post

The CADSWES contribution to the Colorado River modeling for collaborative decision making was featured in the Washington Post on February 11, 2024. The article decribes the history of the CU collaboration with the Bureau of Reclamation in developing the RiverWare modeling tools over the past decades. CADSWES models and software,...

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New framework and Web App for finding robust policies for the Colorado River Basin

A recent publication, “ Interactive and Multimetric Robustness Tradeoffs in the Colorado River Basin ” introduces a novel, interactive framework for stakeholders to identify policies robust to challenging climate futures. Published in the ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, December 30, 2023, the paper demonstrates the framework with...

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New RiverWare Release, Version 9.2

We are excited to announce the latest release of RiverWare and RiverSmart, version 9.2. Highlights of the new release include: increased flexibility for SCT conditional formatting, easier display of Snapshots in SCTs and plots, functionality to apply Snapshot values back to the source slots...

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Turkmenistan Water Professionals Visit CADSWES

A delegation of five high ranking professionals from water management agencies in Turkmenistan visited CADSWES on November 7 during their trip to the United States to exchange information about approaches to water resources management. They described their water management challenges in a water-scarce climate and their transboundary agreements with neighboring...

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Nathan Bonham Ph.D. Defense

Nathan Bonham successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation “ Empowering Participatory Decision Making Under Deep Uncertainty: Novel Algorithms and Interactive Tools applied to Colorado River Post-2026 Negotiations ” on Monday 11/6. His research advances methods for DMDU with an emphasis on water resources management. Dr. Joseph Kasprzyk and Dr. Edith Zagona...

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Drs. Zagona and Kasprzyk meet with Commissioner of Reclamation

CEAE Professors Edie Zagona , Director of CADSWES, and Joseph Kasprzyk joined the CADSWES Reclamation Colorado River modeling team in meeting with the Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation and other Department of Interior officials on September 28 in Washington D.C. The team gave the Commissioner, Camille Calimlim Touton, updates...

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2023 RiverWare User Group Meeting

Over 140 water managers and modelers from federal and local government agencies, utilities, consulting firms and research institutions attended the 19 th RiverWare User Group meeting on August 29-30. Presentations described powerful and inventive RiverWare applications used to plan and operate diverse systems such as the Tennessee Valley, the Truckee...

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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...

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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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