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What Do You Wonder?

Does the WBM require more or less data than other drainage simulation tools?

  Note to Reader: The following is excerpted from an article that was adapted from an email trail.  To read the complete story that is posted on the Waterbucket website, click  on Application of the Water Balance Model: Does it require more or less data than other drainage simulation tools? In the email trail, members of the Water Balance Model team provided technical input to inform a dialogue between a municipal manager and a
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Water Balance Model can create an understanding of the past and compare it to many possible futures

  Note to Reader: The following is excerpted from an article that was adapted from an email trail.  To read the complete story that is posted on the Waterbucket website, click on Water Balance Model can create an understanding of the past and compare it to many possible futures. In the email trail, members of the Water Balance Model team provided an elected representative of a small Vancouver Island city
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What Do You Wonder? – Just Ask Jim Dumont!

Jim Dumont is the Engineering Applications Authority for the Water Balance Model Partnership. He is a recognized specialist in hydrologic modelling. For many years, he has been teaching modelling seminars as part of the professional development program provided by the Association Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC. Jim Dumont evolved the Water Balance Methodology to address the relationship between rainfall volume control and resulting flow rates in
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How Does Water Get to a Stream?

     User Question: “The discussion of interflow seems to be generally new in the presentation but welcome nonetheless.  Is the software addressing movement in all directions?  Jim mentioned the “sideways” component which is typically less than the vertical migration component in unsaturated soils.  Does the program address saturated conditions that are common in fine grain soils during the winter?” “The discussion suggests that the
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