2023 RiverWare User Group Meeting Tuesday, August 29, 8am–5pm
  Wednesday, August 30, 8am–Noon
Tuesday August 29, 2023
7:30 – 8:00 Registration, Check-in, and Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:35 Welcome, News and Updates, LogisticsCADSWES
8:35 – 8:50 New Features: Ensemble Data Tool + ScriptingCADSWES
8:50 – 9:10 Use of the Ensemble Data Tool for Decision Support on Lahontan Reservoir
   Scott Fennema—US District Court Water Masters Office for the Truckee and Carson River
9:10 – 9:30 Using RiverWare to Enable Drought Mitigation Planning in the Colorado River Basin in Utah
   Betsy Morgan—Colorado River Authority of Utah; Leland Dorchester—Precision Water Resources Engineering
9:30 – 9:50 Addressing Science Needs in the Klamath Basin using RiverWare
   Marketa McGuire, Tim Clarkin, Jordan Lanini, and Baker Mcdonald—Reclamation; David Neumann and Edie Zagona—CADSWES
9:50 – 10:10 Break and Networking
10:10 – 10:30 New Features: Windowing, Navigation, Web Maps and UsabilityCADSWES
10:30 – 10:50 We bet on risk-informed decision making and lost. Now, it's time to double down.
   Jordan Lanini—Bureau of Reclamation; Mitch Clement—CADSWES; Tim Miller—Reclamation; Andy Wood—NCAR; Tim Magee—CADSWES
10:50 – 11:10 A Prototype Forecast-Informed Reservoir Operation (FIRO) for Lake Conroe, TX - Application of Riverware in Reservoir Operational Modeling
   John Zhu and Nelun Fernando—Texas Water Development Board
11:10 – 11:30 Ensemble Forecast Informed Drought Monitoring and Management for Improved Decision-Making in New Jersey Using a RiverWare Model
   Foram Desai—New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
11:30 – 11:50 Collaborative Modelling of the Bear River
   Jake Serago—Utah Division of Water Resources
11:50 – 12:10 Deep Aquifer Modeling within an Operations and Planning Decision Support Tool on the Rio Grande River, New Mexico
   David Neumann—CADSWES; Nick Mander—Hydros Consulting Inc.
12:10 – 1:30  Lunch - Provided
1:30 – 1:45 Borg-RiverWare MOEACADSWES
1:45 – 2:00 Investigating Changes to an Operating Plan Using Borg-RiverWare
   Jennifer Short—USACE
2:00 – 2:20 CRSS Modeling Enhancements to Support Long-Term Planning in the Colorado River Basin
   Logan Callihan—Reclamation
2:20 – 2:40 Water Management Operations Pilot in the Truckee River Basin
   Patrick Noe—Precision Water Resources Engineering
2:40 – 3:00 Implementation of TROA in the Truckee River Basin
   Caleb Erkman—U.S. District Court Water Master's Office
3:00 – 3:15 More New Features - RPL, Quick Start, Model Comparison, DMIsCADSWES
3:15 – 3:35 Break and Networking
3:35 – 3:45 Overview of RiverSMARTCADSWES
3:45 – 4:05 Using RiverSMART and Cloud Computing to Support Long-Term Policy Exploration in the Colorado River Basin
   HB Zeff and Rebecca Smith—Reclamation
4:05 – 4:25 Using RiverWare's Accounting and Flexible structure to support the accounting and operations of the Central Utah Project
   Rachel Musil—Central Utah Water Conservancy District; Tony Powell—Precision Water Resources Engineering
4:25 – 4:45 RiverWhere: Implementation of the Tribal Water Settlement in Oklahoma
   Frank Schalla—Aqua Strategies; Ethan Schuth—Choctaw Nation
4:45 – 5:05 A Side-By-Side Comparison of RiverWare's and StateMod's Water Right Solvers
   Todd Vandegrift, Patrick Noe, and Shane Coors—Precision Water Resources Engineering
5:05 – 5:15 Training, Licensing, Issue-Tracking, ReleasesCADSWES
5:15 - 7:00 Our happy hour will be on the lower patio/deck at Boulder Social.
CADSWES will provide light appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages.
RSVP available at registration table or in advance by emailing Gwen.
Wednesday August 30, 2023
7:30 – 8:00 Continental Breakfast
8:00 – 8:20 Overview of RiverWare Optimization and Hydropower ModelingCADSWES
8:20 – 8:40 Replacing TVA's Weekly Scheduling Model with a RiverWare Long-term Model Using MRM
   Gabe Miller—Tennesse Valley Authority
8:40 – 9:00 Mid Term Planning on the Federal Columbia Power System
   Peter Williams—Bonneville Power Administration
9:00 – 9:20 The Use of Tarrant Regional Water District RiverWare Operational Model as a Planning Tool for Energy Price Spike Response Policy
   Vini de Oliveira and Devin Taylor—Tarrant Regional Water District; Nick Mander—Hydros Consulting Inc.
9:20 – 9:40 Integration with USACE CWMS, RTS, WATCADSWES
9:40 – 10:00 Flood Damage Reductions Legacy to CWMS
   Matt Wunsch—USACE
10:00 – 10:20 Break and Networking
10:20 – 10:40 Using RiverWare to Explore Binational Basin Management Scenarios
International Boundary and Water Commission
10:40 – 11:00 Cooperative operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam reduces Nile riverine floods
Mohammed Basheer—Humboldt University of Berlin
11:00 – 11:20 Upcoming Features and EnhancementsCADSWES
11:20 – 12:00 Feedback from Users and Open Mic—CADSWES
12:00 Adjourn
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