RiverWare

RiverWare is a one-dimensional river basin model. The model evaluates power generation, reservoir management, and water quality processes. RiverWare allows the user to select the engineering equations and algorithm complexity across multiple model components.

Developer
Bureau of Reclamation
Model Information
For more information about this model, go to www.riverware.org
Spatial Resolution
Modelled area is discretized based on basin features and attributes are specified for individual spatial features.
Temporal Resolution
Defined time steps can be hours or larger. Analysis duration ranges from daily through multi-year analysis.
Outputs
Model output includes time series data.
Intended User
decision maker
Model Type
watershed
Inclusion of Climate Change
If climate change conditions can be captured is unknown.
Geographic Region
generalized
Data Requirements
data provided by the user
Source Code Availability
closed source
Dimensions
1d
Computational Burden
medium
Scenario Modeling
batch mode described
Coding Language
GUI
Operating System
not applicable
Mathematical Approach
deterministic, optimization, simulation
Maintenance Plan
maintained
Date of Last Known Update
14-Nov-19
User Manual
go to documentation at www.riverware.org