International Conference on Water Management Modeling 2020 - List of accepted abstracts

The program will be finalized and posted February 2020

Keynote presentation "Lessons from Five Decades with SWMM and Friends" - Wayne Huber, PhD., Oregon State University, OR, USA

Regime and frequency changes in future floods inferred from a nonstationary process-based approach in Alberta - Mohamed E. Ammar and Monireh Faramarzi, University of Alberta, AB, Canada

Wetland reconstruction by controlling water level and its effects on vegetation and nutrients variations in OR Tambo Region - Frimpong Adu-Gyamfi, Department of Water and Sanitation, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Development of 1D-2D dual drainage model for commercial and industrial lands in the Southdown District of Mississauga, Ontario - Asif Bhatti, Credit Valley Conservation Authority, ON, Canada and Nandana Perera, CHI, ON, Canada

Real‐Time pump efficiency evaluation program for a large water system - Biren Saparia, Ahmad Abdallah, Mohamed Aboud, Betty Thomas and Steven Jin, Great Lakes Water Authority, MI, USA

Account for climate changes in future flow predictions of collection system and watershed modeling - Suibing Liu, Jacobs, OH, USA

KathEA - Development of a model-based risk and potential map for the use of thermal energy in wastewater - Dirk Muschalla, Stefan Reinstaller, Graz University and Technology, Austria and Werner Sprung, Holding Graz, Austria

Evaluation of climate change effect in water resources management using the uncertainty modeling - Khumananda Pandey, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

RDII – The importance of calibration - Louis Andre Rinfret, MH2O, QC, Canada

Biofilter media performance updates for WinSLAMM - Bob Pitt, University of Alabama, AL, USA, Shirley Clark, Penn State University, PA, USA, Redahegn Sileshi, University of north Georgie, GA, USA and John Voorhees, Aecom Consultants, WI, USA

Urban tree rainfall Interception modeling in WinSLAMM - Ryan Bean, US Army Corp, Bob Pitt, University of Alabama, AL, USA, John Voorhees, Aecom Consultants, WI, USA and Mark Elliott, University of Alabama, AL, USA

Discovering metamorphic relations from OpenSWMM - Xuanyi Lin, University of Cincinnati, OH, USA, Michelle Simon, US EPA, OH, USA, Zedong Pen and Nan Niu, University of Cincinnati, USA, OH, USA

Activated sludge and fluid modeling in wastewater treatment - Adwaith Gupta, Anup Gokarn amd Mike Barkhudarov, FLOW3D, NM, USA

Quantity control performance metrics for stormwater management facilities - Mike Gregory, CHI, ON, Canada

Dynamic river boundary using in-line pumps at CSO locations - Mark Pribak and Erinn Fahey, Wade Trim, MI, USA and Geethani Jayakody, Great Lakes Water Authority, MI, USA

Water flushing parametric analysis to improve the water quality inside marinas and lagoons - Ahmed Lebleba, Ehab Tolbaa and Elsayed Galala, Port Said University, Port Said, Egypt

Hyperspectral image classification of snow mixed with contaminants - Pradeep Garg, Rajeev Ranjan, Amit Kumar Shukla and Shravanee Singha, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Roorkee, India

Identifying river inflow to a combined sewer system through comprehensive river level and flow meter analysis - Mark Pribak and Erinn Fahey, Wade Trim, MI, USA and Geethani Jayakody, Great Lakes Water Authority, MI, USA

Influence of topographical survey resolution on the results of dam break analysis - Anastasia Papadouris, Golder Associates, Midrand, South Africa

Introducing BIPquick: A tool for enhancing parallelizability of the new SWMM engine - Eddie Tiernan and Ben R. Hodges, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA

Identifying flood risk areas in New Brunswick using GIS - Sheika Henry, Anne-Marie Laroche, Universite de Moncton, NB, Canada and Jasmin Boisvert, New Brunswick Department of Environment and Local Government, NB, Canada

On the use of tracers in SWMM models to simulate water quality of combined sewer overflows - Peter Klaver, LimnoTech, MI, USA, John Barton, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, OH, USA and Carrie Turner, LimnoTech, MI, USA

Numerical modeling of flood analysis in Oaxaca city, Mexico - Oscar Jesus Llaguno Guilberto, Instituto Mexicano de Tecnologia del Agua, Morelos, Víctor Hugo Alcocer Yamanakab, Comision Nacional del Agua, Mexico, Jose Manuel Rodríguez Varela, Instituto Mexicano de Tecnologia del Agua, Morelos, Victor Javier Bourguett Ortizd, Comision Nacional del Agua, Mexico and Jessica Nava Pereze, Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato

Modeling a bioretention basin with a trapezoidal cross-sectional area using SWMM’s LID control module - Julia Bond, Essoyeke Batchabani and Musandji Fuamba, Polytechnique Montreal, QC, Canada

An alternate view of geyser formation in sewer systems - Steve Wright, University of Michigan, MI, USA

Urban water infrastructure design in the context of climate change: a guideline for engineering practices - Van-Thanh-Van Nguyen, McGill University, QC, Canada

Bill James SWMM network similarity scores for quasi unitless testing of H&H models - Robert Dickinson, Innovyze Inc., FL, USA and Charles Rowney, ACR, LCC., Longwood, FL, USA

Evaluating green roof detention with experimental and modeling approaches – Scott Jeffers, Anthropocene Engineering, AZ, USA

Recent developments towards a new hydraulic solver for SWMM - Ben Hodges, Ehsan Madadi-Kandjani, Edward Tiernan, Gerardo Andres Riano Briceno and Sazzad Sharior, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA

Repurposing structures can provide large capital savings - Hazem Gheith, Qiuli Lu, Arcadis US Inc., OH, USA and Fang Cheng, Gregory Barden, City of Columbus, OH, USA

An educated modeling approach for RDII mitigation plan - Hazem Gheith, Qiuli Lu, Arcadis US Inc., OH, USA, Ranin Nseir, Robert Major, Faruque Mia, Regional Municipality of York, ON, Canada

Hydrologic modeling and stormwater management strategies to address intensification of rurally-serviced existing residential areas - Emma Haug-Kindellan, Patrick MacDonald and Matthew Senior, Wood Group plc, ON, Canada

Detailed CSOs modeling and evaluation of green infrastructure impacts on global planning - Simon Deslauriers, Gilles Rivard, Lasalle|NHC, QC, Canada and Alain Charron, City of Montreal, QC, Canada

Comparison of watershed response characteristics from hydrologic models and orthodox runoff computations - Yunus Salami, B. Cappella, M. Pearson, LeTourneau University, TX, USA

Application of OSTRICH-SWMM for green infrastructure optimization: Case study of the City of Buffalo - Maria Narine Torres, University at Buffalo, NY , USA, Kritina Macro, EmNet, a Xylem brand, Hydroinformatic Group, IL, USA, Shawn Matott, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, Buffalo, NY, USA, Zhenduo Zhu and Alan J. Rabideau, University at Buffalo, NY, USA

Integrated drainage modeling approach for linear infrastructure projects in urbanized areas - Bailey Sadowsky, Farzad Fahimi and Paul Haywood, Arup, ON, Canada

Development of a framework for fast transient analysis in sewer systems – S-TAF - Robson Pachaly, Jose G. Vasconcelos, Auburn University, AL, USA Daniel Allasia and Rutineia Tassi, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil

Evaluating cellular confinement systems as an alternative to control post-construction stormwater channel erosion - Jose G. Vasconcelos, Auburn University, Auburn, AL and Leigh G. Terry, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA

Stormwater project prioritization: Using hydrologic modeling, water quality modeling, and infrastructure condition assessment to optimize investments - Paul M. Hudalla, Minneapolis Public Works, MN, USA

Dingman creek subwatershed study: Evaluation of subwatershed strategies - Golmar Golmohammadi, Aquafor Beech Ltd., ON, Canada

Mountains, cities, and co-mingling floodplains - Past and present evaluation of city drainage - Richard Gleason, Kasraie Consulting, CA, USA

Accepted for poster presentation

Predicting combined sewer overflow occurrences from rainfall data using statistical methods - Soo Bin Chun, Seyed Hamed Ghodsi, and Zhenduo Zhu, University at Buffalo, NY, USA

Maximizing return on investment by optimizing and prioritizing capital improvements for Johnson County wastewater - Scott Jeffers, Anthropocene Engineering, AZ, USA

Groundwater reservoir management scenarios in Yorkton area, Canada: effects of climate changes and the dynamic interchange with surface water - Arefin Haque, Amgad Salama, University of Regina, SK, Canada, Kei Lob, Saskatchewan Water Security Agency, SK, Canada and Peng Wu, University of Regina, SK, Canada

Sustainability and management of water resources in a retention basin using a multi-scenario hydrologic budget - Yunus Salami, E. Ilgenfritz, H. Simmons and G. Arenas, LeTourneau University, TX, USA


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