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The Reservoir System Simulation (HEC-ResSim) software developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources, Hydrologic Engineering Center (CEIWR-HEC) is used to model reservoir operations at one or more reservoirs for a variety of operational goals and constraints. The software simulates reservoir operations for flood management, low flow augmentation and water supply for planning studies, detailed reservoir regulation plan investigations, and real-time decision support. HEC-ResSim can represent both large and small scale reservoirs and reservoir systems through a network of elements (junctions, routing reaches, diversions, reservoirs) that the user builds. The software can simulate single events or a full period-of-record using available time-steps. HEC-ResSim is a decision support tool that meets the needs of modelers performing reservoir project studies as well as meeting the needs of reservoir regulators during real-time events.

The purpose of this website is to enhance the support services provided to HEC-ResSim customers. The HEC-ResSim website provides a number of resources, which include helping the user download software, learn how to use HEC-ResSim, resolve problems, report bugs, and suggest improvements to CEIWR-HEC products and service.