This training toolkit describes the WaterStrategy user interface and how to use it to build and use water resource system simulation models.
What’s a water resource system simulation model?
Create an account and login
A tour of the interface.
Creating, building and extending your own model.
Templates and units in the interface
Sharing Projects and Networks
Practice with case studies: Tana river basin (Kenya)
Understanding water allocation penalties
Practice with generic examples
Channel losses, flow routing, and return flows
Creating a reservoir node with basic Pywr nodes and parameters
Creating a turbine node using basic Pywr nodes, parameters, and recorders
Adding new attributes in the interface
Visualizing metrics in a parallel axes plot
Importing and exporting Pywr models in the website interface
Introduction to the structure of Pywr
Tutorials with the Nile River Basin
Using JSON format in the interface
Custom parameters and recorders
Using external data with Amazon Buckets
Practice with case studies: London’s water resource system (UK)
Introduction of the Thames network
Daily and annual advanced abstraction licenses
Minimum environmental flows, monthly demand profile and reservoir control rules
Activating drought options (desalination)
Turning on and off a new supply option (reservoir) and comparing performance in both scenarios.