NEWS & EVENTS
One of the most powerful, yet relatively unknown features available in HEC-RAS is the HECRASController. Chris Goodell, P.E., D.WRE has written an insider's guide to working with HECRASController. The book explains how the HECRASController works, provides sample applications, and catalogs the vast array of programming procedures embedded in the HECRASController. Goodell, WEST's Director of Applied Research is a recognized international expert in the use of HEC-RAS and its applications.
"Breaking the HEC-RAS Code" is available on Amazon. For more information, visit WEST's HEC-RAS blog at www.theRASsolution.com.
Brian Wahlin, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, manager of WEST's Tempe, AZ office, led a committee of global canal automation experts tasked with developing the Canal Automation for Irrigation Systems Manual 131 for the American Society of Civil Engineers. Bert Clemmens, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE, also of WEST's Tempe office, authored several chapters of the manual. The manual documents new technological progress in canal automation, as well as practical guidance on more routine aspects of canal automation.
"Canal Automation for Irrigation Systems" edited by Brian Wahlin, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE and Darell Zimbelman, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE is now available on the ASCE website.
WEST Consultants, Inc. has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, valued up to $4.9 million. Under this Hydrologic Engineering Services contract applicable to the entire Northwest Division of the Corps of Engineers, the WEST team will assist with hydrologic and hydraulic engineering and planning analysis, modeling, training, studies, and development of hydrologic and hydraulic engineering and planning software tools. For each task order, WEST personnel may be required to travel to the field site for project coordination, data collection, site inspection, and results presentation.