International Conference on Water Management Modeling 2019 - List of accepted abstracts

The program will be finalized and posted February 19, 2019

Keynote - Moving beyond stormwater: Changing climate, changing minds - Christine Zimmer, Credit Valley Conservation, Mississauga, ON, Canada

Regional stormwater BMPs - Larry Tortuya, GHD, Irvine, CA, USA

Continuity error comparison between SWMM 5.1 and SWMM 5.1 spatially discretized using quality assurance test cases - Robson L. Pachaly, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil, Jose G. Vasconcelos, Auburn University, AL, USA, Daniel G. Allasia, and Joao P. P. Bocchi, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil

Parameterizing unit hydrographs (UH) to account for rainfall derived inflow and infiltration (RDII) for multiple land uses under tropical climate - Ho Huu Loc and Kim N. Irvine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Lloyd Chua, Deakin University, Australia and Le Song Ha, Surbana Jurong Pte Ltd, Singapore

Effectiveness of low impact development practices in flood attenuation - Vali Ghorbanian, CIMA+, Mississauga, ON, Canada

An artificial intelligence predictive model for turbidity current concentration in reservoirs - Sara Baghalian and Masoud Ghodsian, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran

Application of public access two-dimensional hydrodynamic and distributed hydrological models for flood forecasting in ungauged basins - Ahmad Shayeq Aziz, Ministry of Energy and Water-Afghanistan, Herat, Afghanistan and Yuji Toda, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Operation of the grand Ethiopian renaissance dam: Potential risks and mitigation measures - Nourhan Abdelazim, Hesham Bekhit, and Mohamed Allam, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Use PCSWMM’s SRTC tool to calibrate the time-area runoff hydrology in Mike Urban - Suibling Liu, Jacobs, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Keep calm and calibrate - Sam Shamsi, Allegheny County Health Department, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Evaluation of water diplomacy for restoration of a trans-boundary wetland - Mohammad Ebrahim Banihabib and Sajad Najafi Marghmalek, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Optimizing reservoir operation to include sediment management: a new approach tested for the Roseires Dam, Blue Nile River - Reem F. Digna, WSP, Thornhill, ON, Canada, Pieter van der Zaag, Yasir A. Mohamed, Stefan Uhlenbrook, IHE Delft Institute, Delft, The Netherlands and Mustafa A Mukhtar, Santec, Markham, ON, Canada

Understanding the climate change impacts on water supply security of Myponga Reservoir, Adelaide - Phuong Do and Subhashini Wella Hewage, University of South Australia, South Australia, Australia

Improvements to HEC-RAS floodplain elevations in the Allen Creek and design of hydraulic improvements for flood relief using EPA SWMM v5: case study from the Allen Creek in Ann Arbor, MI - Nathan D. Zgnilec, OHM Advisors, Livonia, MI, USA

Integrated urban flash flood modelling in hillside catchments - Stefan Leitner, Gerald Krebs, and Dirk Muschalla, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

Flood risk in urban areas - John Covey, Wood Group plc, Wichita, KS, USA

Surge analysis of OARS tunnel in Columbus, Ohio: Unsteady flow simulation and surge evaluation in rapid filling tunnel - Hazem Gheith, Tiantian Xiang, ARCADIS U.S., Inc, Columbus, OH, USA and Jose G. Vasconcelos, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA

Using enhanced urban drainage modeling to prioritize green infrastructure efficiencies - Hazem Gheith, Khaled Abdo and Qiuli Lu, ARCADIS U.S., Inc, Columbus, OH, USA

Dynamically coupling enhanced 1‐D sewer network and 2‐D surface routing for urban drainage - Hazem Gheith and Qiuli Lu, ARCADIS U.S., Inc, Columbus, OH, USA

Assessing the impact of climate change using coupled downscale GCM with PCSWMM at operational level in Hengqin Island of Zhuhai, China - Qingqing Yang, Zhengduo Bao and Nian She, Tsinghua University, Zhuhai, China

Case study: Assessing the performance of bioretention basins in an urban drainage system - Julia Bond and Musandji Fuamba, Polytechnique Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada

Don Mills Channel – Advanced modeling and economic analysis of flood remediation in the City of Markham - Karen Finney, Computational Hydraulics Int., Guelph, ON, Canada, Rob Grech, City of Markham, Markham, ON, Canada, Steve Hollingworth, TMIG, Vaughn, ON, Canada Rob Muir and Kate Rothwell, City of Markham, Markham, ON, Canada

Multi-Event calibration versus single event calibration results in better interaction with design storms - Ken Orie and Nina Caraway, McKim and Creed, NC, USA

Investigating of low impact development practice effects in an urbanized watersheds: Rain barrel - Maryam Movahedinia, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran and Fakhreddin Barakhasi, Mahab Ghodss Consulting Engineering Co., Tehran, Iran

Assessment of mulching impact on rainwater deep percolation - Mohammad Ebrahim Banihabib and Bahman Vaziri, University of Tehran, Tehran (Tentative)

Bill James SWMM network similarity score for machine learning classification - Robert Dickinson, Innovyze Inc., Tampa, FL, USA

A contemporary approach to establishing watershed-scale criteria for flood control using PCSWMM - Aaron Farrell, Wood Group plc, Burlington, ON, Canada, Dilnesaw Chekol, Toronto Region Conservation Authority, Downsview, ON, Canada and Michael Penney, Wood Group plc, Burlington, ON, Canada

Systematic stormwater management: Getting the rainfall right - Mike Gregory, CHI, Guelph, ON, Canada

Outline of a new computational engine for SWMM - Ben R. Hodges, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA, A. Charles Rowney, ACR, LCC., Longwood, FL, USA and Ehsan Madadi-Kandjani, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA

Snowmelt and rain-on-snow events: is a simplified modeling approach possible? - Gilles Rivard, Simon Deslauriers and Nicolas Gallant, Lasalle | NHC, Montreal, QC, Canada

Evaluation of Etobicoke exfiltration system applications in the City of Barrie - Parto Peyvandisnai, James Li and Darko Joksimovic, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON, Canada

Extending low impact development (LID) API support to PySWMM and OpenWaterAnalytics SWMM5 - Jennifer Wu, Ruben Kertesz and Bryant E. McDonnell, EmNet, a Xylem brand, Ave, South Bend, IN, USA

Evaluating TELEMAC2D modeling accuracy by comparing with UK benchmark study results - Hailiang Shen, CHI, Guelph, ON, Canada

An ASCE-Inspired investigation of the model-dependent stormwater management benefits of retrofitted extended tree pits in Hamilton, Ontario - Robert Rawlins and Yiping Guo, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Implementation of a dynamical innovative strategy to manage the winter pollution flows on the Paris-CDG airport platform - Nelly Peyron, Hydropraxis, Montpellier, France and Jean-Yves, LEPOT, Paris, France

Evaluation of consequence of failure for water pipelines using surface water modelling - Karl San Luis, Amin Ganjidoost and Craig Daly, Puretech, a Xylem brand, Columbia, MD, USA and Mississagua, ON, Canada


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FEBRUARY 26-27, 2020
International Conference on Water Management Modeling

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