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HEC and ICIWaRM Collaborate in Paraguay Water Resources Training Workshop

Published April 15, 2011
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ALEXANDRIA, VA—April 15, 2011. Staff from the Hydrologic Engineering Center (HEC) and International Center for Integrated Water Resources Management (ICIWaRM) collaborated in a Hydrology and Hydraulics Workshop in Asuncion, Paraguay, from 21 – 30 March. This workshop was sponsored by ICIWaRM in conjunction with UNESCO. It was held in cooperation with a sister UNESCO Water Center on Hydro-Informatics. Senior Hydraulic Engineers Stanford Gibson and Chan Modini of HEC and Guillermo Mendoza and Aleix Serrat Capdevila of ICIWaRM provided training at the workshop.

Over 25 participants from Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia and Chile participated in the workshop. It featured training sessions on software programs developed by HEC. Programs addressed in the workshop included HEC-HMS (Hydrologic Modeling System), HEC-RAS (River Analysis System), and HEC-ResSim (Reservoir Simulation). It also included several days of model building and simulation of the participants’ reservoir management capabilities.

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ICIWaRM is a UNESCO Category 2 water centre headquartered at the Institute for Water Resources in Alexandria, VA. ICIWaRM is a consortium of U.S. government agencies, university departments and non-governmental organizations committed to working together in support of the strategic program objectives of UNESCO’s International Hydrological Programme (IHP). The overall mission of ICIWaRM is the advancement of the science and practice of integrated water resources management (IWRM) to address water security and other water-related challenges by regional and global action.

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