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Edie Zagona Co-authors Study Identifying Risks and Benefits of GERD

“Understanding and managing new risks on the Nile with the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam,” was published in Nature Communications, Oct. 16, 2020. The study identifies risks and benefits of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) to Nile countries and highlights the necessity of coordinated drought planning.

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Bureau of Reclamation Model Forecasts Put CADSWES in the News

At a press conference on Sept. 15, 2020, Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman and Lower Colorado Regional Director Terry Fulp discussed the latest Colorado River Simulation Systems (CRSS) model forecasts. Decision support tools developed by CADSWES enable Reclamation to make operational decisions based on leading-edge technology and the best available science.

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CADSWES Presentations at 10th iEMSs Conference, September 2020

Collaborators from CADSWES and CU Boulder Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering (CEAE) delivered multiple presentations at the 10th annual International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs) event, hosted virtually via Zoom from Brussels, Belgium.

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New RiverWare Version 8.1

CADSWES is pleased to announce RiverWare version 8.1, available Aug. 6, 2020. Highlights include: undo and redo of slot data edits; model and RPL set comparison enhancements; RiverWISE enhancements; and RiverWare workspace usability improvements.

CADSWES logo, RiverWare logo, RiverWare workspace, Colorado River and a dam

CADSWES Presents at CEAE Hydrology & Water Resources Seminar, April 29, 2020

Mitch Clement and Tim Magee of CADSWES present “RiverWare for Managing Hydropower in Complex River Basins” at the CU Boulder CEAE Hydrology & Water Resources Seminar, 11 a.m., Wednesday, April 29, 2020, via Zoom.

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CADSWES Presentation at AGU Fall Meeting December, 2019

Graduate student Mitchell Frischmeyer presented a poster session of his research, “Simulated Effects of Adapting Flood Control Operations for Variable Inflow Forecasts on Klamath River Basin Water Supplies.” The four-day American Geophysical Union (AGU) event is a leading forum for the advancement of research in Earth and space sciences.

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Edie Zagona Presents at International Conference on Sustainable Water Management, November 2019

The three-day conference in Pune, India, was hosted by the World Bank National Hydrology Project and the India Department of Water Resources. CADSWES Director Edie Zagona presented on the uses of RiverWare for long-term planning studies.

Edie Zagona presenting at the workshop

Edie Zagona Attends Nile Drought Management and RiverWare Workshop, October 2019

At the three-day workshop held Oct. 29–31, 2019, in Khartoum, Sudan, water resources experts from Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt presented their RiverWare model applications for the Eastern Nile Basin.

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Edie Zagona Co-authors Study Proposing Modeling Approach to Understand Variability and Predictability of River Flow

“A Nonlinear Dynamical Systems-based Modeling Approach for Stochastic Simulation of Streamflow and Understanding Predictability” was published in Water Resources Research, June 17, 2019.

Lower Colorado Regional Director T Fulp, CADSWES Director E Zagona, Commissioner B Berman, Prof J Kaspryzk and Dept. Chair B Rajagopalan

CADSWES Hosts Bureau of Reclamation Officials, October 2019

The Oct. 1–2, 2019 visit by Reclamation Commissioner Brenda Burman and other officials provided an opportunity to review and celebrate the evolution and accomplishments of the 30-year collaborative partnership between Reclamation and CADSWES.