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 Training class in progress at CADSWES
Tuesday, 20/09/16
The next 3 day Introduction to Simulation in RiverWare training class is set for Wednesday January 11 - 13, 2017. This is the ideal place to begin modeling and learn about RIverWare. For more detailed information about go to the RiverWare training classes page + continue reading
RiverWare Training class in progress at CADSWES
Tuesday, 09/08/16
The next Rulebased Simulation training class has been set for September 14 - 16. For class description and registration in formation check out the RiverWare website. Rulebased Simulation Modeling is a course for users who have already completed the Introduction to Simulation Modeling course and wish to begin learning rulebased simulation + continue reading
Airial view of a section of the Colorado River
Friday, 10/06/16
We invite you to attend the 2016 RiverWare User Group Meeting on August 23 - August 24. Registration is now available! Meet the CADSWES R&D team, and others from the RiverWare user community including federal, state and local water management agencies, utilities, research institutions, and consulting companies. This is an excellent opportunity... + continue reading


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