Hydrologic Analysis and Prediction

Hydrologic – End – Users: Examples of Multi – Agency and Country Cooperation

This document provides WaterNet Community of Practice links to a number of examples of multi-agency users of hydrometeorological information and points to what information is available and how the information is used.  New developments are also shown for CHPS – and Delft FEWS, and recent results in the WMO sponsored “Regional Workshop on Hydrological Forecasting and Real Time Data Management” posted on the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate web site.  Meetings today with Dr. Josef Roskar, ARSO led to this very interesting workshop. 

Example of large inter-state and international Hydropower management system:

Bonneville Power Administration
Overview: BPA NW
Hydrologic Forecasting at BPA
National Weather Service – Pacific NW RFC primary forecaster
Federal Columbia River Power System FCRPS
USBR Pacific Northwest Region
US Army Corps of EngineersNorthwest Division Portland District
Reservoir Regulation and water quality
Weather Information from NWS WFO Portland
NOAA and National Park Service Urge Beach-Goers to Break the Grip of the Rip ….
British Columbia Hydropower (BC Hydro )
Hydrology – Shrinking Glaciers
Real-time information (limited on public side)

California CNRFC – NOAA (Much more interesting in Rainy Season Nov-April)
Observations QPE Maps

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