How to Use the Antecedent Moisture Model

How to Use the Antecedent Moisture Model

Introduction Antecedent moisture (AM) conditions, or the relative wetness or dryness of a system, can have a tremendous impact on rainfall-runoff dynamics. The magnitude of the runoff (flow) from rainfall can be affected by how wet the drainage area is from prior...
Roughing It for Water Modellers

Roughing It for Water Modellers

I recently had the pleasure of presenting in a webinar on channel roughness (here is a link to webinar video) for the Australian Water School’s training arm called ICE WaMR (International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management). My portion of the...
Antecedent Moisture Modeling Overview

Antecedent Moisture Modeling Overview

An advanced approach to predicting wet-weather flows in sanitary sewers that incorporates antecedent moisture effects and long-term climate data. Introduction Imagine that you are building your dream house on a lake. To protect your investment from flooding, you hire...