International Conference on Water Management Modeling 2018 - Current list of accepted abstracts

We are still accepting abstracts. Please check back periodically for updates. The final schedule will be released the week before the conference

Keynote Speaker: US EPA’s future role for the Stormwater Management Model (SWMM) - Michelle Simon, US EPA, Cincinnati, OH, USA

SCADA + SWMM - HYDROLOGY = Data driven modeling of SSO 700 storage and treatment facility in Cincinnati - Reese Johnson and Melissa Gatterdam, Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA, Bryant E. McDonnell, Ruben Kertesz, Fred Myers, Luis Montestruque and Elena Rubchinskaya, EmNet LLC, South Bend, IN, USA

Toward fundamental pollutant routing and treatment modeling within stormwater control measures using computational fluid dynamics - David Spelman, Bradley University, Peoria, IL, USA and John Sanslaone, University of Florida, FL, USA

High resolution topo mapping: How much can LIDAR improve modeling of LID/GI and what lessons can we glean for design practices? - Ruben Kertesz, EmNet LLC, South Bend, IN, US and Dan Murray, US EPA, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Tracking urban contaminant fate and transport: An application of PySWMM and the USEPA SWMM5 API - Katherine Ratliff and Anne Mikelonis, US EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA

Evaluation and simulation of a large-scale pilot water farm project in South Florida, USA - Christopher J. Brown, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA

The nexus of climate change, population, and water security; Implications for engineering need - Ed McBean, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada

Low impact development strategies for wetland modeling - Ellen Hachborn, CHI, Guelph, ON, Canada and Jake McQueen, Palmer Environmental Consulting Group Inc., Toronto, ON, Canada

Evaluating the stormwater management model accuracy in mixed flows conditions - Jose G. Vasconcelos, Yasemin Eldayih, Yang Zhao and Jalil A. Jamily, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA

Integrated plan combining house-level I/I mitigation program and GI technology to avoid street flooding - Case study: Newton-Bedford blueprint Columbus - Hazem Gheith, Arcadis Inc., Columbus, OH, USA

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

Modeling the washoff of particulate and dissolved pollutants from urban catchments: is the behaviour of all stormwater pollutants made equal? - Jarrod Gaut, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia

Calibrate the constrained data to develop unconstrained annual hydrographs - Suibing Liu and Susan E. Moisio, CH2M Hill, Cincinnati, OH, USA, Pedro Quiros Pierce, CH2M Hill, Miami, FL, USA, and James B. Ferguson, Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department, Miami, FL, USA

Time savings with ESRI collector application for stormwater management - Chad Boyer, ms consultants, Columbus, OH, USA

Statistical Distribution of TSS Event Loads From Small Urban Environments - Dominik Leutnant, Mathias Uhl, Muenster University, Muenster, Germany and Dirk Muschalla, Graz University, Graz, Austria

Quantifying base infiltration in the municipal sanitary sewer systems of York Region - Robert Major and Ranin Nseir, The Regional Municipality of York, New Market, ON, Canada

Flow duration curves for the evaluation of lid effectiveness - Chris Brooker, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Another way to use (PC)SWMM - Dynamic modelling of wave oscillations in a canal - William James, CHI, Guelph, ON, Canada and Nelly Peyron, Hydropraxis, Montpellier, France

QA QC hydraulic comparison of InfoWorks ICM, SWMM5 and XPSWMM for gravity partial, pressure and force main flows with slopes that are flat, adverse and steep with and without link offsets - Robert E. Dickinson, Innovyze, Tampa, FL, USA and Anthony Kuch, Innovyze, Portland, OR, USA

A comprehensive review on available tools for modeling low impact development (LID) techniques in lab, small and large-scale watersheds - Kaykhosravi, S., Khan, U.T and, Jadidi, A.M., York University, Toronto, ON, Canada

Using a coupled modeling approach on pilot areas to better understand system-wide impacts from rainfall-derived inflow and infiltration (RDII) - Bryan Rogne, Brown and Caldwell, Grand Rapids, MI, USA, Conor Bury, Brown and Caldwell, Cleveland, OH, USA, Lita Laven, Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District (NEORSD), Cleveland, OH, USA

Locating and evaluating the costs and benefits of urban LID retrofits - Mike Talbot, EOR, Oakdale, IN, USA and Nandana Perera, CHI, Guelph, ON, Canada

Application of real-time weather forecast in collection system operation - Tiantian Xiang and Hazem Gheith, ARCADIS U.S., Inc., Columbus, OH, USA

Application of a hydraulic and pneumatic transient model to investigate pavement heaving near a drop structure for a large-diameter relief sewer in a combined sewer system - Peter Klaver, LimnoTech, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, Joshua Hallsten and Jon Bergenthal, Jacobs Engineering, St. Louis, MO, USA

Modeling of suspended sediment concentration using conventional and machine learning approaches in Thames River, London, Canada - Issam Mohamed and Imtiaz Shah, Western University, London, ON, Canada

Detention reservoir outflow control with a sloped perforated corrugated pipe - Carl Gagnon-Ouellette and Musandji Fuamba, Polytechnique Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada

A quantitative statistical analysis of rainfall-derived infiltration and inflow into the sanitary sewer system – A case study of the City of London, Ontario - Albert Jiang and Ed McBean, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada

Calibrating the stormwater management model: an automated, genetic approach - Edward Tiernan and Ben Hodges, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA

Open channel junction’s flow field simulation and flowmetery accuracy in different discharge ratios and confluence angles - Hossein Bonakdari and Bahram Gharabaghi, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada

Need to improve SWMM's subsurface flow routing algorithm for green infrastructure modeling - Joong Gwang Lee, Center for Urban Green Infrastructure Engineering (CUGIE Inc), Cincinnati, OH, USA, William Shuster, US EPA, Cincinnati, OH, USA and Sudhir Kshirsagar, Global Quality Corp., Covington, KY, USA

Foundations for multi-thread parallel computation in stormwater network models - Ben Hodges, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA and A. Charles Rowney, ACR, LLC, Longwood, FL, USA

Towards a water management policy for the Rio Bravo/Grande Basin: The technical and socio-political role of modelling a binational multi-user system from the Mexican perspective - Victor H. Alcocer, Horacio Rubio, Alfredo Ocon, Edwin Zetina, Martin Elizalde, and Javier Aparicio, National Water Commission of Mexico, Mexico

Modeling urban sewers with artificial fractal geometries - Scott Jeffers and Franco Montalto, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Flow control on a new residential sector in a natural area using a 2D-Double drainage model. A case study - Leonardo Cisneros, Groupe Civitas Inc., Laval, QC, Canada

Rapid clean-out apparatus for permeable pavers: Initial laboratory tests - Sachet Siwakoti, Bahram Gharabaghi, Andrew Binns, Andrea Bradford, and Edward McBean, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada

Evaluation of partial duration and annual maxima series rainfall models using the low impact development treatment train tool - Sandra Vrban, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada, Yi Wang, GHD, Waterloo, ON, Canada, Edward A. McBean and Bahram Gharabaghi, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada

Field evaluation of discretized model setup for the stormwater management model - Robson L. Pachaly, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil, Jose G. Vasconcelos, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA and Daniel Allasia, Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil

How good is your model? - Sam Shamsi and Leisha Pica, Jacobs Engineering, Aliquippa, PA, USA

The critical need to completely protect headwaters - Mike Wilton, Algonquin Eco Watch, Spring Bay, ON, Canada

Flood simulation and risk assessment for Harirud River basin, Afghanistan - Ahmad Shayeq Azizi, Ministry of Energy and Water-Afghanistan, Herat, Afghanistan and Yuji Toda, Nagoya University, Japan

2D modeling in urban areas: A case study comparing side by side PCSWMM 2D and HEC-RAS 2D - Simon Deslauriers and Gilles Rivard, Lasalle|NHC, Montreal, QC Canada

Binary passing vehicle search approach for the energy saving in water distribution system - Poonam Savsani, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Integrated catchment-reservoir modeling to support smart management of reservoir resources in Singapore - Yang Peipei, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Lloyd Chua, Deakin University, Australia, Kim N. Irvine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Water level monitoring and flood mapping in coastal area using SAR data and ground-based measurement: A case study in Tumpat, Malaysia - Zhoobin Rahimi and Faridah Othman, University of Malaya, Wilayah Persekutuan

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

Breaking bad: Robust breakout detection based on E-Divisive with Medians (EDM) for modeling data quality control - Hao Zhang, Ph.D., Philadelphia Water Department, Philadelphia, PA, USA (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Introducing time series analysis as a novel approach for the hydrological assessment of urban water systems - Kenneth Muniina, Cedo Maksimovic, and Nigel Graham, Imperial College London, London, UK (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Evaluating the suitability of application of hydrological models in a mixed land use watershed - Anil Acharya, Alabama A&M University, Normal, AL, USA (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Relative effects of EIA alternatives on urban hydrology in the greater Port-Harcourt watershed - Nimi Dan-Jumbo, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Field evaluation of highway runoff pollutant removal efficiency using compost filter media - Duncan McTaggart, William Trenouth, Stephen Stajowski, Hani Farghlay and Bahram Gharabahi, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Open Source SWMM: Finally, a written invitation! - Bryant E. McDonnell, EmNet LLC, Newport, KY, USA, Sam Hatchett, CitiLogics, Covington, KY, USA, Luis Montestruque, EmNet LLC, South Bend, IN, USA, Branko Kerkez, Abhiram Mullapudi, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA and Katherine Ratliff, US EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Experimental validation for stepped channel theoretical design - Gabriel Rosado, Ramiro Marbello and Lilian Posada, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Evaluation of self-cleaning structures simulations in open channels using Storm Water Management Model (SWMM) - Vitor Geller, University of Santa Maria, Brazil Jose G. Vasconcelos, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA and Daniel Allasia, University of Santa Maria, Brazil (POSTER PRESENTATION)

A new modeling tool for roadway drainage design - Raviel E. Basso, University of Santa Maria, Brazil, Jose G. Vasconcelos, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA and Daniel Allasia, University of Santa Maria, Brazil (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Evaluating the performance of backwater valves as a lot-level approach to reducing basement flooding in Canadian homes - Sandra Dusolt, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Updating aging LiDAR for flood mitigation modeling - Mike Talbot and Derek Lash, EOR, Oakdale, IN, USA (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Investigation of the impacts of the river flow-groyne interaction on the bank protection projects (Case study: Ghezel Ozan River- Achachi Area) - Aida Bagheri Basmenji and Alireza Mojtahedi, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Simulating water movement in a water-repellent soil under 2D infiltration system - S. H. Tabatabaei, Shahrekord University, Shahrekord, Iran and N. Nourmahnad, Payame Noor University, Iran (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Spore washoff from impervious surfaces: The building of an indoor rainfall simulator - Anne Mikelonis, US EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA, Jason Colon, Dahman Touati, Engineering Group Inc., Pasadena, CA, USA, Katherine Ratliff, Sang Don Lee and Worth Calfee, US EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Modeling climate and land-use change impacts on streamflow and sediment yield of an agricultural watershed using swat - Ogbu, K.N, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria, Ndulue, E.L, University of Manitoba, Canada and Mbajiorgu, C.C, University of Nigeria, Nsukka (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Spatio-temporal variation of groundwater quality in an arid region (Meymeh aquifer, Iran) - Alireza Hosseinpur, Sayyed-Hassan Tabatabaei, Hossein Ali Rezaei and Rasoul Mirabbasi, Shahrekord University, Shahrekord, Iran (POSTER PRESENTATION)

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

Remodeling of old choked ponds - Jaspreet Mann, Department of Water Supply & Sanitation, Punjab, India (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Horizontal well technology as salinity intrusion barrier - Md. Faisal Razya, Nusrat Nasrin Khan and Abu Touhid Hossainb, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Hydrologic assessment and water management modeling using soil and water assessment tool - Irtaza Abbas, ForteSOL, Sindh, Pakistan (POSTER PRESENTATION)

Assessment of the impact of land-use and climate change on the streamflow of two basins in Southeastern Nigeria using the SWAT model - Ogbu, Kingsley and Obasi Arinze Arinzechi, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria (POSTER PRESENTATION)


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FEBRUARY 27-28, 2019
International Conference on Water Management Modeling

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