International Conference on Water Management Modeling 2021 - List of accepted abstracts

The program will be finalized and posted February 2021

Keynote presentation - Career modeling: Your signature dish - Brittany Stahl, M.Sc. P.Eng, Pioneer & Water Resources Engineer, Stantec, Calgary, AB

Small urban tree rainfall interception measurements for inclusion into WinSLAMM, the source loading and management model designs - R. Pitt, Emeritus Cudworth Professor of Urban Water Systems, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; R. Bean, Ph.D. student, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; J. Voorhees, PV and Associates, Madison, WI; and M. Elliot, Associate Professor, University of Alabama, AL, USA

Pounding the pavement for payment – An update on stormwater user fees in Canada - Mike Gregory, P.Eng., CHI, Guelph ON, Canada

Climate change implications: Environmental approaches to assist protection of coastal cities​ - Edward McBean, Ph.D., P.Eng., P.E., FCAE, D.WRE., University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada

A preview of the next SWMM 5 update - Lewis A. Rossman, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH, USA

PySWMM-v1.0 Release: Advancing the Python interface to stormwater management for now and into the future - Jennifer Wu, Caleb Buahin, Bryant E. McDonnell, Abhiram Mullapudi, Ruben Kertesz, Xylem Inc., Southbend, IN, USA

Analysis of mixed-flow model results to detect incorrect air-water interaction predictions - Steven J. Wright, Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan, MI, USA

Towards scalable parametric/stochastic analysis for 2D hydrodynamic modeling via process containerization - Todd Chapman, Hypernet Labs, Redwood City, CA, USA

Comparison of new finite-volume SWMM5+ Saint-Venant solver to SPRNT and SWMM5 - Edward Tiernan, Gerardo Riaño-Briceño, Cheng-Wei Yu, Sazzad Sharior, Eric Jenkins, and Dr. Ben R. Hodges, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA

Insights into green roof modeling using SWMM LID controls for detention-based designs - Scott Jeffers, Anthropocene Engineering, Scottsdale, AZ, USA

The effectiveness of green infrastructure at improving water quality and reducing flooding at the watershed scale - Katherine L. Meierdiercks, Nicholas F. McCloskey, Department of Environmental Studies & Sciences, Loudonville, NY, USA

Modelling the retrofit of existing industrial/commercial lands with aggregated and communal green infrastructure LID practices in the Southdown District of Mississauga, Ontario - Asif Bhatti, P.Eng. and Phil James, P.Eng., Credit Valley Conservation, Mississauga, ON; Nandana Perera, P.Eng. and Kat Finney, P.Eng., CHI, Guelph, ON, Canada

Modeling rainfall run-off responses and antecedent moisture effects using principles of system identification - Robert Czachorski, H2Ometrics, Ann Arbor, MI; OHM Advisors, Livonia, MI, USA

Best practice of intelligent algorithms to optimise and prioritize capital investments and asset rehabilitation - Joel Wilson, Alvaro Cañizares, WCS Engineering, Kingscliff, NSW, Australia; Sasa Tomic, WCS Engineering, New York, NY, USA; David Garcia, WCS Engineering, Dallas, TX, USA; Stephen King, Hazen and Sawyer, Birmingham, AL, USA; Daniel White, Jefferson County, Birmingham, AL, USA

Comparison of flood simulation results using rainfall data sourced at different temporal patterns and spatial scales - Thivanka Dharmasena, Lloyd HC Chua and Hongkui Zhang, Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, VIC, Australia

Permeable pavements impact on combined sewer overflows - María Nariné Torres Cajiao, Ph.D., RENEW Institute, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA

Project management solutions for integrating asset tracking and inspections - Olivia Devereaux, Devereux Consulting, USA

Keynote presentation - The science and engineering behind EPA’s water modeling - Celebrating 50 years of progress and charting a path for the future - Dr. Regan Murray, Division Director, Water Infrastructure Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH

USEPA’s Research for the Storm Water Management Model (SWMM)- Michelle Simon, Ph.D., P.E., Senior Chemical Engineer, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Informing design visioning through dynamic modelling – Better practices for nature-based solutions - Kim N. Irvine, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand; Kotchakorn Voraakhom, Founder, LANDPROCESS Landscape Architects, Bangkok, Thailand; Asan Suwanarit, Dean, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University, Pathumthani, Thailand; Detchphol Chitwatkulsiri, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Thermal mitigation of stormwater management pond outflows using geothermal cooling - Erik Janssen, M.A.Sc., CMVP, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority, Vaughan, ON, Canada

Development and use of innovative modeling tools for a better and more efficient management of water system networks of Montpellier City in France - Nelly Peyron, HydroPraxis, Montpellier, France; Benoit Drouzy, Véolia, Aubervilliers, France; Rob James, CHI, Guelph, ON, Canada

Integrating transient simulation in water networks (TSNet) model into PCSWMM for transient analysis in water distribution systems - Hailiang Shen, CHI, Guelph, ON, Canada

Bottom-up approach for energy balance of water distribution pumping station: Case study from Bangkok, Thailand - Kittikun Wongpeerak, Department of Water Resources Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand and Metropolitan Waterworks Authority, Bangkok, Thailand; Jiramate Changklom, Surachai Lipiwattanakarn, Adichai Pornprommin, Department of Water Resources Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

An energy assessment on the water distribution network with deficient data quality: A case study in Samutprakarn, Thailand - Natchapol Charuwimolkul, Chaiyaporn Charoenchim, Adichai Pornprommin, Surachai Lipiwattanakarn, Jiramate Changklom, Department of Water Resources Engineering, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand

Monitoring of pressure transients in a large water transmission system - Biren Saparia, Bryon Wood, Ahmad Abdallah, Tara McClinton, Joe Burchi, Laura Radtke, Steven Jin, Great Lakes Water Authority, Michigan, USA

Evaluating the performance of a non-oscillatory TPA approach in mixed flow analysis of sewer pipes with different shapes - David Khani and Yeo How Lim, Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks, ND, USA; Ahmad Malekpour, Innovative Hydraulic Group, Thornhill, ON, Canada

A continued evaluation of United States Bureau of Reclamation type IX baffled chute spillway design procedures - Ian Gstalder, Alexander Williams, Christopher J. Brown, Ph.D., Raphael Crowley, Ph.D., University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA

New daily demand patterns and the financial reality - Casey Garland, PE and Nina Caraway, PE, WithersRavenel, Cary, NC, USA

Combined impacts of compaction and microburst storms on runoff from an area of the Penn State, Harrisburg Campus - Benjamin Clemmer, Graduate Student; Shirley E Clark, Professor of Environmental Engineering; Faegheh Moazeni, Lecturer in Environmental Engineering, Penn State Harrisburg, Middletown, PA, USA

Sensitivity of peak flow response to imperviousness increase in a tropical Caribbean urban catchment - Álvaro González-Álvarez, Boswell Engineering, South Hackensack, NJ, USA; Mauricio Herrera-Piñeres, SRK Consulting, Vancouver, BC, Canada; and Orlando M. Marimón-Viloria, Cartagena de Indias, Columbia

Maximizing return on investment using intelligent algorithms to prioritize capital improvements for City of Springfield, MO - Joel Wilson, Andrew Faulkner, WCS Engineering, Kingscliff, NSW, Australia; Zach Martin, City of Springfield, Missouri; Trent Stober, HDR, Columbia, MI, USA


Sessions will be finalized the week before the conference.
MARCH 2-3, 2022
International Conference on Water Management Modeling

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