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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RiverWare User Group meeting presentation
Tuesday, 24/03/15
The CADSWES development team, fellow water resource managers, engineers and researchers met for the 2015 RiverWare User Group meeting February 3 and 4. New features and enhancements in the 6.6 RiveverWare release were explored, such as new Script Management tools, the Output Canvas including Teacup diagrams, Model Packages, Object Attributes,... + 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
Thursday, 11/04/13
RiverWare, the CADSWES created and supported river modeling software, was one of five University of Colorado inventions presented at the annual CU CleanTech Market Assessment Program (MAP) luncheon and poster session. The program concludes months of financial and market analysis to determine the feasibility of commercializing each of the... + continue reading


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