Welcome to WEAP's Website
WEAP
WEAP is an initiative of the Stockholm Environment Institute.


About WEAP

Home
Why WEAP?
Features
What's New?
Sample Screens
Demonstration
Applications
Publications
History and Credits

Using WEAP
Download
Licensing
User Guide
Tutorial
Videos
Resources

User Forum
Discussions
Members List
Edit Profile

Additional Support
Training
University Courses
Collaboration

About Us
SEI-US Water Resources Program
Please Contact Us


 Environmental News
LEAP
Interested in Energy?
Read about LEAP: SEI's software for energy planning.

User Forum

All Topics | Topic "asking for help"
Log in to post new messages or reply to existing messages.
 
Author Message
Wenyan Li

Subject: asking for help   
Posted: 9/18/2011 Viewed: 16508 times
Hi ,there!

In my study, the WEAP model was applied for water resources utilization including river (reservior) supply and groundwater abstraction. Data for groundwater "Initial Storage" was valued as the available water amount which was calculated based on the observed groundwater balance (sinks and sources).WEAP resulted in a continuous increasing Storage but some of the irrigated regions were still unmet for their Demand Sites Coverage.The problems were:

1) Since the groundwater was upgoing monthly and the month storage was more than the Initial Storage, why the groundwater could not be "pumped" from the underground for the Agricultural use?

2) In my study area, the over abstraction was very common in those well-pumping irrigated regions. I wanted to simulate the undergrond water system deficit by WEAP, could any friend help to inform how to design for this objective under the framework of WEAP?

3) Actually, water supply in the study region was controlled partially by both the Reservior Operation and groundwater abstraction, how can I make an opproximate propotion for the two water supply system to match the real consumption in the water demand sites? Does WEAP support this implementation?

Thanks a lot for all the help from the WEAP community!

Best Regards,

Topic "asking for help"