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2019 RiverWare User Group Meeting

Over 125 representatives from a variety of government agencies and private organizations gathered for two days of presentations and demonstrations by RiverWare users and CADSWES staff, Aug. 28–29, 2019.


David Neumann Presents at Federal Interagency SEDHYD Conference, June 2019

The Federal Interagency Sedimentation and Hydrologic Modeling (SEDHYD) Conference was held June 24–28, 2019, in Reno, Nevada. David Neumann of CADSWES presented a study he co-authored, “River and Reservoir Operations Using RiverWare Within the Corps Water Management System (CWMS).”

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CADSWES Holds First RiverWare Optimization Class, June 2019

In the class, held June 12–14, 2019, Tim Magee and Mitch Clement of CADSWES introduced attendees to RiverWare optimization concepts and applications and facilitated hands-on exercises using sample models.

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New RiverWare Version 7.5

CADSWES is pleased to announce RiverWare version 7.5, available June 6, 2019. Highlights include: usability improvements for the workspace and the DMI connection to Excel; multiple enhancements to scripts, RPL predefined functions, and the model comparison tool; and a new, HTML-based documentation set.

Sumi Thapa, MS Civil Engineering, in Hydrology, Water Resources and Environmental Fluid Mechanics

Sumi Thapa Earns MS Civil Engineering, May 2019

Congratulations to Sumi Thapa on earning her Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering, in the Hydrology, Water Resources and Environmental Fluid Mechanics program at CU Boulder.

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Edie Zagona Co-authors Study Evaluating Impacts of Cooperation in Blue Nile Basin

"Quantifying and Evaluating the Impacts of Cooperation in Transboundary River Basins on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus: The Blue Nile Basin," was published in Science of the Total Environment, July 15, 2018. The study uses a daily simulation model to explore the effects of three cooperation states on the economic gain of the Blue Nile Basin.

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CADSWES Presentations at AGU Fall Meeting, December 2018

Graduate students Sarah Baker and Elliot Alexander presented their research at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) event, held Dec. 10–14, 2018, in Washington, D.C. The annual AGU Fall Meeting is a leading forum for the advancement of research in Earth and space sciences.

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China Institute of Water and Hydropower Research Trip

In October, Edie Zagona attended the 60th Anniversary celebration of the China Institute of Water and Hydropower Research (IWHR) in Beijing and gave a keynote address for the International Symposium on Water System Operations as a part of that celebration. She reviewed the IWHR’s water and hydropower research projects and...

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QT World Summit 2018

On October 29 and 30, Bill Oakley and Robynn Balduf attended the Qt World Summit 2018 conference in Boston, MA. Keynote speeches by Lars Knoll, CTO of The Qt Company and Jared Spool of Centre/UIE highlighted the growth and future direction of Qt technology as well as best practices for...

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New Research Project: Klamath Basin Improved Operations

Starting in August CADSWES launches a new research project that aims to develop new operating policies and procedures for the Klamath Basin in Oregon, consistent with changing environmental objectives, decommissioned power projects, hydrologic uncertainty and stakeholder input. In collaboration with Reclamation's Technical Service Center and the Klamath Basin Area Office...