ULC Course Description

Real-Time Water Management With CWMS
Control Number: 155
Course Number: 35RTW01A
CEUs: 0.0     PDHs: 0.0     LUs: 0.0     PDUs: 0.0     CMs: 0.0     ACE: 0.0     CEHs: 0.0
The Corps Water Management System (CWMS) is the automated information system (AIS) supporting the Corps' water control operations mission. CWMS provides data collection, processing, decision support modeling, data dissemination, and graphics tools to allow each local office to effectively execute their water management mission in real-time. This course will provide water managers the training necessary to effectively use hydrologic and hydraulic modeling software in CWMS for real-time operations. The students will learn specialized features of CWMS, including calibration and execution of model programs in support of the daily decisions made in the course of Corps project operations.

Topics will include: 1) The use of CWMS hydrologic and hydraulic models (HEC-HMS, HEC-ResSim, HEC-RAS and FIA) through the Control and Visualization Interface (CAVI). 2) Calibration of model parameters in real-time. 3) How to model and evaluate possible hydro-meteorological and operational scenarios, in real-time, to improve reservoir operations. 4) Specialized CWMS concepts and tools, such as real-time data usage and scripting. This class does not address the installation of CWMS or the development of models.

Nominees must be assigned: (a) Occupational Series: Selected 0400, 0800, and 1300 (b) Grade: GS-09 or above. (c) Nominees should be water control managers, hydrologists, or hydraulic engineers. (d) Nominees should have some experience and responsibility for real-time reservoir or flood control operations and with the H&H models mentioned above


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1Davis, CA8/14/20238/18/20230