2016 RiverWare User Group Meeting Colorado River
NCAR/UCAR Center Green Campus Auditorium
  Tuesday, August 23, 8am - 5pm
  Wednesday, August 24, 8am – 12:30pm
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Tuesday August 23, 2016
7:30-8:00 Registration, check-in and continental breakfast
8:00–8:15 Welcome, Introductions, and LogisticsCADSWES
8:15–8:35 RiverWare News and UpdatesCADSWES
8:35–9:00 Upcoming Features: Scenario Explorer and Cloud ComputingCADSWES
9:00–9:20 Implementation of the Truckee River Operating Agreement Using the RiverWare TROA Operations and Accounting Model
   Caleb Erkman—Precision Water Resources Engineering, LLC
9:20–9:40 The Long Long Journey: How the Truckee Basin RiverWare Models Have Become Central to Truckee River Basin Operations and Planning Under TROA
   Shane Coors—Precision Water Resources Engineering, LLC
9:40–10:00 Implementation of the Surface water Groundwater Interaction in the Truckee RiverWare Model and Its Calibration to an Existing MODFLOW Model
   Linnet Jose—Precision Water Resources Engineering, LLC
10:00-10:20 Break
10:20–10:35 RiverWare Integration with the Corps Water Management System (CWMS)CADSWES
10:35–10:55 Modeling System Benefits in RiverWare
   Matthew Wunsch—United States Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District
10:55–11:15 White River Converting from Period of Record to Realtime Operations Model
   Jennifer Steffen—United States Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District
11:15–11:35 Modeling Climate Change in the Red River Basin: Results and Discussion
   Cody Hudson, P.E.—Intera, Inc.
11:35–11:50 New Features: Scripts and Model Report Enhancements in RiverWare 6.9/7.0CADSWES
11:50-1:20 Lunch (provided)
1:20–1:35 RiverWare Integration with Deltares FEWSCADSWES
1:35–2:05 BPA’s HERMES Project: A Multi-objective, Multi-user Approach to Reservoir Optimization
   Damon Pellicori & Shane Mosier—Bonneville Power Administration
2:05–2:35 Hourly RiverWare Model Update: Opportunities and Challenges
   Gregory D. Mueller—Tennessee Valley Authority
2:35–2:50 Optimization UpdatesCADSWES
2:50-3:10 Break
3:10–3:30 Developing a Water Supply Planning Model for East Bay Municipal Utility District
   Gary Palhegyi, P.E., D.WRE & Ben Bray, Ph.D., P.E.—East Bay Municipal Utility District
3:30–3:50 Evaluating Flood Hazards in the TVA System
   Noah Friesen & Shaun Carney—Riverside Technology, inc.; and Keil Neff—Tennessee Valley Authority
3:50–4:10 A Comparison of RiverWare and StateMod as Water Allocation Model Platforms
   Brian Macpherson—DiNatale Water Consultants
4:10–4:45 New Features: Output canvas, RPL enhancements, online help search, find slot references, custom slots on Simulation Objects, DMI import tables from ExcelCADSWES
4:45–5:00 Software Development and Maintenance, Releases and Tech TransferCADSWES
Evening Social Happy Hour Event at the Roadhouse Boulder Depot. Drinks and appetizers provided.
Wednesday August 24, 2016
7:30-8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:00–8:25 Groundwater object enhancementsCADSWES
  Plotting and SCT updates, and discussion of future enhancementsCADSWES
8:25–8:45 A Generalized Timestep Ruleset for URGWOM
   Jesse Roach—Tetra Tech, Inc.
8:45–9:05 Climate-Based Operational Forecasting with Examples from the Tarrant Regional Water District
   Taylor Adams & Nick Mander—Hydros Consulting, Inc.; Laura Blaylock—Tarrant Regional Water District
9:05–9:25 Ready when the Rain Stops: Preparing for Drought with Riverware
   Lissa Gregg—Freese and Nichols, Inc.
9:25–9:45 Square Pegs—Adapting Existing River Basin Simulation Models for Planning Purposes
   Jon Albright—Freese and Nichols, Inc.
9:45-10:15 Break
10:15–10:35 RiverSMART (RiverWare Study Manager and Research Tools): Overview and New FeaturesCADSWES
10:35–10:55 Recent Applications on the Colorado River Basin
   Jessie Shirey & Alan Butler—U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Region
10:55–11:15 Pisces as an Input Data Management and Output Analysis Tool for RiverWare
   Karl Tarbet, Jon Rocha, Bob Lounsbury—U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
11:15–11:35 New/upcoming features and discussion: model versioning, model file locking, auto-save, plans for web mapsCADSWES
11:35–12:30 Future Enhancements and Open MicCADSWES
12:30 Adjourn
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