ICWMM list of accepted 2024 abstracts (updated weekly)

Keynote presentations:

Advancing EPA’s Stormwater Management Model for the Digital Water Transformation - Caleb Buahin, USEPA, OH, USA

Well-Being and Evolution of Urban Water Systems Modeling: Truth, Beauty, and Goodness in Sewersheds - William James, Computational Hydraulics (CHI), ON, Canada

Current accepted abstracts for oral presentation:

Evaluation of the Impact of Climate Change on Runoff in Urban Watersheds - Emilie Bilodeau, Jean-Luc Martel, Richard Arsenault, and Francois Brissette, Ecole de technologie supérieure, QC, Canada

Water Budget Analyses: Lucid Liquid Ledgers for Stormwater Modeling - Mike Gregory, Computational Hydraulics (CHI), ON, Canada

The Environmental Considerations and Drainage Design for New Kingstown Cargo Port, St. Vincent - Mohsen Imani, Stantec, BC, Canada

Enhancing Coastal Resilience: Rapid 2D SWMM Modeling of Hurricane Ian’s Storm Surge in Fort Myers Beach, Florida - Scott Jeffers, Anthropocene, AZ, USA

Charlie Lake Low-Pressure Sewer System Model - Abbi Kau, McElhanney, BC, Canada

The Use of SWMM for Wetland Hydrological Analysis - Dequan Zhou, Charles Gyening and Rahul Narula, Hatch Ltd., ON, Canada

Sourcing Surface Water from the Vega-Oropouche Watershed for Potable Water Treatment; An Adaptive Response to Climate Change in an Eastern Caribbean Country - Adrian Lutchman and Festus Addo-Yobo, University of Trinidad and Tobago, Point LIsas, Trinidad

Design Storms: Another Look and a New Approach - Sarah El Outayek, Magali Vandal and Gilles Rivard, Lasalle|NHC, QC, Canada

Hydraulic Grade Line Analysis Case Study: Flow Conveyance and Volume Storage in Oversized Pipes Under Restricted Outlet Conditions - Claire Wittnebel, AECOM, ON, Canada

Wetland Change Assessment for Sustainable Ecosystem Services: Amathole District Municipality, South Africa - Ahmed Mukalazi Kalumbaa, Lwandile Ndukua and Gbenga Abayomi Afuyea, University of Fort Hare, South Africa

A Comparison of Techniques for Rainfall-Runoff Determination in a Small Watershed - Louisa Wildman, Oregon State University, TX, USA and Yunus Salami, LeTourneau University, TX, USA

Modeling Intermittent Water Supply using SWMM: Recommended Procedures Based on Quantitative Evidence - Omar Abdelazeem and David D. J. Meyer, University of Toronto, ON, Canada

Online Data Collection with Python and Jupyter: Making Stormwater Modeling Less of a Drain - Ellen Arrowsmith, Computational Hydraulics (CHI), ON, Canada

Evaluating the Effects of Groundwater on Runoff Modeling - Michael Bragg and Jose Vasconcelos, Auburn University, AL, USA

SWMM5+ Status and Future Plans - Ben R. Hodges and Sazzad Sharior, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA

Modeling Wipe-Induced Blockages of Sewer Pipes - Katayoun Kargar and Darko Joksimovic, Toronto Metropolitan University, ON, Canada

Model Based Design of Tree Pits After the Stockholm Model - Albert Wilhelm Konig, Markus Pichler, and Dirk Muschalla, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

Size Matters: Scaling Design Criteria to Service Area Size - Kelvin Meng and Fabian Papa, HydraTek & Associates, ON, Canada, Freddy Baron and Carolyn Truong, York Region, ON, Canada

Fully Automated Simplification of Urban Drainage Models on City Scale - Markus Pichler, Albert König, Stefan Reinstaller and Dirk Muschalla, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria

Applying Flood Risk Resiliency Analysis to a Regional Stormwater Management Program - George Remias, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District, OH, USA

Incorporating the Effects of Entrapped Air in SWMM5+ Mixed Flow Modeling - Sazzad Sharior, Abdulmuttalib Lokhandwala and Ben R. Hodges, University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA

ALCOSAN’s Water Quality Modeling Approach - Sam Shamsi, ALCOSAN, PA, USA and Karilyn Heisen, CDM Smith, MA, USA

Enhancing Regulatory Flood Hazard Products Through HEC-RAS 2D: A Comparative Analysis with SWMM - Yong Jung, Aecom, GA, USA

Building in High-Risk Flood Areas: The Particularly Complex Case of a Head Office in Nîmes City, France - Nelly Peyron, Hydropraxis, France

Machine Learning and SMART Sewer Management - Suibing Liu, John Meyers, Liie Hill and Jennifer Baldwin, Jacobs, OH, USA

Limitations of the Control Basin Comparison Approach and Potential Improvement - Hazem Gheith, ARCADIS, OH, USA

3D Visualization Tools For Clear Communication of Flood Risks - Hassan Kasraie, Kasraie Consulting, CA, USA

SWMM5 Hydrology Model Calibration Challenges in the North - Mauricio Herrera and Gordon Johnston, SRK Consulting, BC, Canada

Advancing Uncertainty Quantification in Predictive Hydraulic Simulations of Sanitary Collection System Flows Using Data Assimilation - Amin Mahdipour, Clean Water Services, OR, USA

Hydrodynamic Modeling Applications: Toronto Case Studies - Huu Thoi Nguyen, City of Toronto, ON, Canada

Assessment of Riverine Scour for Design of a Major Bridge Crossing Using 2-Dimensional Hydraulic Modeling – A Methodologic Comparison Case Study - Dante Mawji, HDR, ON, Canada

Application of Continuous Modeling to Assess Hydraulic Performance of Proposed Soil Cell LID Practices in Ottawa, ON - Nick Zorn, Morrison Hershfield, ON, Canada

I-94 Modernization, Modeled Drainage Study - Kevin Hong and Imad Salim, Wade Trim, MI, USA

Hybrid Modeling Approach to Bridge Drainage System - Sabina Sadek, Douglas Nuttall, and Mark Tan, HDR, ON, Canada

Evaluating Nature-Based Solutions for Urban Flood Resilience in Ottawa, Canada - Ali Zoghi, Naveed Khaliq, Yeowon Kim, and Jennifer Drake, Carleton University, ON, Canada

Modeling Hydrological Performance of SWM Pond – Integrating Real-time Water Level Data in Wet-weather Events and Design Scenario Comparisons - Jane Gao and Jennifer Drake, Carleton University, ON, Canada

Pluvial Flood Mapping for Prince Edward Island - Xander Wang, University of Prince Edward Island, PEI, Canada

Compound Urban Flood Risk Assessment for the City of Charlottetown - Farhan Aziz, Xander Wang, and Muhammad Qasim Mahmood, University of Prince Edward Island, PEI, Canada

Current accepted abstracts for poster presentation:

The Impact of Climate Change on the Hydrology and Availability of Surface Water in Six Rivers in the Vessigny Watershed in Trinidad and Tobago - Adrian Lutchman and Festus Addo-Yobo, University of Trinidad and Tobago, Point LIsas, Trinidad

Hydrologic Modelling to Investigate Climate Change Impact on the Muskoka River Watershed using SWAT+ - Elisabeth Bowering, Allyson Bingeman and Sarah Irwin, GHD Ltd., ON, Canada, and Glenn Cunnington, District Municipality of Muskoka, ON, Canada

A Study on the Influence of USBR VI Stilling Basin Geometry on the Entropy Generation - Saeed Baghdar Hossein, Toosab Consultant Engineering Company, Mashhad, Iran

Stormwater Pump and Lift Station Cost Optimization using PCWMM 1-D Modeling - Tendai Mudunge, Hatch Ltd., NL, Canada

Comparative Analyses of Open-Source vs. Licensed Commercial Models in Predicting Urban Flood Risk under Climate Change Extremes - Md Sami Bin Shokrana, Katerina Boukin, and Kenneth Strzepek, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MA, US

Flood and Climate Resilience - Improved Detention Design - Phillip Taylor, Hydro International Ltd., ME, USA

Significance of Groundwater Flow Processes in Hydrologic Models: A Model Comparison Study in a Small Watershed - Xin Tong, Walter A. Illman, Young-Jin Park, David L. Rudolph, University of Waterloo, ON, Canada and Steven J. Berg, Aquanty Inc., ON, Canada

Environmental Planning for Sustainable Utilization of Lake Chamo Biodiversity Resources: Geospatially Supported Approach, Ethiopia - Alemayehu Hailemicael Mezgebe and Arba Minch University, Ethiopia

Peak Flow Search Approach: Discretization of the Modified Rational Method to Improve Peak Flow Estimates - Jose G. Vasconcelos, Auburn University, AL, USA, Paulo Tarso S. Oliveira, Federal Univ. of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, Xing Fang, Auburn University, AL, USA, Marcus N. Gomes Jr. University of Arizona, AZ, USA and Dingyu Wang, Auburn University, AL, USA

Effect of Drought on Temporal and Spatial Variability of Groundwater Quality in Shahrekord Plain and the Aquifer Vulnerability - Sayyed-Hassan Tabatabaei, Navid Radborujeni, Mahdi Radfar and Rasoul Mirabbasi-Najafabadi, Shahrekord University, Shahrekord, Iran

Pluvial Flood Mapping for Coastal Cities - A Case Study for Charlottetown and Summerside in PEI - Quan Van Dau, Farhan Aziz, Xiuquan Wang, Rana Ali Nawaz, Tianze Pang and Muhammad Qasim Mahmood, University of Prince Edward Island, PEI, Canada

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