CADSWES is a unique and exciting interdisciplinary research center environment for students, faculty, professional research staff, scientists and water management professionals.  Focusing on R&D of innovative decision support software, transfer of technologies to professionals, and research in water systems modeling, hydropower optimization, improving water management and adapting to climate change, the Center is closely tied to both the academic community and water management agencies. The resulting synergy provides both tools and techniques for sustainable, integrated natural resource management and knowledgeable individuals to apply them.

RiverWare Minute 319Hydropower Wind IntegrationRiverWare Market Assessment

RiverWare Assists International Commission in Historic Minute 319 Agreement

Improving hydropower operational models for high penetrations of variable generation in the Western United States

RiverWare Market Assessment presented in Annual CU CleanTech Presentation

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Instructor assisting training attendees
Friday, 29/01/16
The next Rulebased Simulation in RiverWare class has been set for April 27 -29, 2016, for more class details go to the RiverWare Training page or click to see the announcement The next Introduction to Simulation Modeling has been set for May 11 - 13, 2016, for more class details go to the RiverWare Training page or click to see the... + continue reading
audience listening to presentation
Tuesday, 24/03/15
The 15th RiverWare User Group meeting on February 3 and 4 was attended by over 80 RiverWare users from federal, state and local water managment agencies, hydropower utilitites, consulting firms and research institutes. Users presented their Riverware applications and CADSWES R&D team demonstrated new and upcoming software features. The agenda... + continue reading
wind turbine and solar panels with flatirons
Wednesday, 09/10/13
Mitch Clement has been selected to present some current work "A Methodology to Assess the Value of Integrated Hydropower and Wind Generation" at the CEATI Hydropower Operations and Planning Workshop: Renewable Energy Supply Reliability: Forecasting Uncertainties of Water, Wind and Solar, taking place on November 14-15, 2013 in San Diego... + continue reading


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