Reservoir Management with Web Software

Workshop Agenda

9:00 a.m. Components of Water Resource Management Systems
  • Dynamic Operation of Reservoirs and Water Resource Systems
  • Real-time Data Networks
  • Historic Hydrometeorological Databases
  • Web Based Modeling Software: Simulation and Optimization
  • Interactive Graphical Modeling
10:00 a.m. A Web-Based Reservoir Management System

Web Based Operations

  • System Components and Linkages
  • Hydrometeorological Data Preparation
  • Forecasts: Short Term Deterministic and Long Term Probabilistic/Stochastic
  • Ensemble Forecasts

Examples: Tuolumne River Watershed, Turlock Irrigation District, Seattle Public Utilities

12:30 noon Lunch
1:45 p.m. Reservoir Analysis
  • Reservoir Operations-Expected Water Supplies
  • Traditional and Actual “Safe-Yield”
  • 75 year, Alternate Futures Run with Historic Maximum-Minimum and Probabilistic Outputs
  • Dynamic Development of Reservoir Operations
3:00 p.m. Optimization in Reservoir Management
  • Optimization Methods
  • Objectives and Constraints
  • Decisions and Tradeoffs
  • Future Trends and Discussion
5:00 p.m. Adjourn