2019 RiverWare User Group Meeting NCAR/UCAR Center Green Campus Auditorium
Wednesday, August 28, 8am–5pm
  Thursday, August 29, 8am–Noon
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 Agenda (PDF for printing may be downloaded HERE)
Wednesday August 28, 2019
7:30 – 8:00 Registration, Check-in, and Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:20 Welcome, Introductions, and Logistics
8:20 – 8:35 RiverWare News and UpdatesCADSWES
8:35 – 9:00 New Features: Model Comparison, Windowing and Workspace, Browser-based Online HelpCADSWES
9:00 – 9:20 Colorado River Salinity Modeling for Minute No. 242 Salinity Differential
   Steve Setzer, Taylor Adams—Hydros Consulting; Bureau of Reclamation, Yuma Area Office
9:20 – 9:40 Using RiverWare to Analyze the Impacts of High Frequency versus Low Frequency Climate Change Hydrology Sequences in the Truckee Carson Basin
   Shane Coors—Precision Water Resources Engineering
 9:40 – 10:00 RiverWare on the Snake River Plain
   Timothy J Brewer, PE, D.WRE—Idaho Power
10:00 – 10:30 Break and Networking
10:30 – 10:40 Scripts, Accounting and Performance ImprovementsCADSWES
10:40 – 11:05 Arkansas Basin RiverWare Model – Putting RW's Flexibility to the Test with Complex Water Rights & Subaccounting AND An Application to Support Pueblo Water's Water Rights Change Cases
   Todd Vandergrift—Precision Water Resources Engineering; Emily Logan—Pueblo Water
11:05 – 11:25 Tacoma Water's Yield, Supply and demand Model for Analyzing reliability of the water supply system
   Ted Shannon—HDR Engineering, Glen George—Tacoma Water, Jason Moline—Tacoma Water
11:25 – 11:45 Developing new operating policies in Tarrant Regional Water District model, and integration with hydraulics and cost optimization models
   Laura Blaylock—Tarrant Regional Water District, and Nick Mander—Hydros Consulting Inc.
11:45 – 12:00 RiverWISE for Stakeholder EngagementCADSWES
12:00 – 1:30  Lunch - Provided
1:30 – 1:50 RiverSMART, Cloud Computing, Excel DMICADSWES
1:50 – 2:10 Applying RiverSMART to Automate Model Development Testing for the Colorado River Basin Mid-term Operations Model
   Sarah Baker, Alan Butler, Shana Tighi, Alexander Pivarnik, Balaji Ramakrishnan, Conor Felletter, Genevieve
   Allan, Heather Patno, Beau Uriona, Nathaniel Todea—Bureau of Reclamation UC & LC
2:10 – 2:30 Lessons learned while implementing an Operations Model of the Klamath Project
Marketa McGuire, Dan Broman—Bureau of Reclamation TSC; Jason Cameron, Dave Felstul, Baker
McDonald—Bureau of Reclamation KBAO; David Neumann, Edith Zagona, Mitchell Frischmeyer—CADSWES
2:30 – 2:50 Using a RiverWare model to improve reservoir operations in three easy steps
Jordan S. Lanini—Bureau of Reclamation
2:50 – 3:05 Borg-RiverWare MOEACADSWES
3:05 – 3:25 Break and Networking
3:25 – 3:45 New DMI Development to Support Exploration of Many Objective Robust Decision Making Applications in the Colorado River Basin
Rebecca Smith, Jessie Khaya—Bureau of Reclamation, Lower Colorado Region
3:45 – 4:05 Smart Searching for Practical Cooperative Management of the Nile
Kevin Wheeler—University of Oxford
4:05 – 4:30 New Physical Process Modeling Features: Deep Aquifer Modeling; 5, 15-min timesteps; Flow/Volume Display; Plotting, Output Canvas; RPL EnhancementsCADSWES
4:30 – 5:00 Training, Licensing, Issue-Tracking, Releases, Software MaintenanceCADSWES
5:30 - 7:00 Our happy hour will be on the patio at Roadhouse Boulder Depot.
CADSWES will provide light appetizers.
Thursday August 29, 2019
7:30 – 8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:20 Overview of RiverWare Hydropower OptimizationCADSWES
8:20 – 8:45 TVA River Management Overview and RiverWare Integration
Melissa Lindquist, Gabriel Miller—Tennessee Valley Authority
8:45 - 9:10 Combining Optimization and Rulebased Simulation to Guide Grant County PUD Hydropower Operations    Mike Frantz—Grant County PUD; Mitch Clement, Tim Magee—CADSWES
9:10 – 9:35 Optimizing Flex Spill on the Columbia River for BPA Short Term Planning
Shane Mosier, Anna Stermer, John McCoskery—Bonneville Power Administration; Mitch Clement, Tim
9:35 – 9:55 Integration with USACE CWMS, RTS, WAT; Deltares FEWSCADSWES
 9:55 – 10:15 Break and Networking
10:15 – 10:35 Using Ensembles to Make Objective Releases Decisions on Lake Tahoe
Caleb Erkman—Precision Water Resources Engineering
10:35 – 10:55 Probabilistic Flood Hazard Analysis using RiverWare
Noah Friesen, Shaun Carney, Zelalem Mekonnen—RTI International
10:55 – 11:15 Upcoming Features and EnhancementsCADSWES
11:15 – 12:00 Feedback from Users and Open Mic—CADSWES
12:00 Adjourn
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