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RiverWare is a tool for building and managing river basin models including hydraulics and operations. Allows a user to select generic basin features from a palette, name the features, and link them together to create basin topology. Allows simulation, rule-based simulation and optimization capabilities.

Geographic Location

Tennessee Valley, Colorado River, Upper Rio Grande, San Juan Basin


Water routing, water quality, water quality, Power generation, hydraulics and operating rules


Simulations, and optimizations of conditions, rules, etc.

Linkage to Other Models

Forecasts and real-time inputs possible from external models

Level of Effort

Need to create system topology of sufficient detail for the question at hand, including operational characteristics and rules. Tools available for importing data or models and exporting results.

Basin Scale Opportunity Assesment