TR-255

TR-255 12th Edition Water Rights Analysis Package (WRAP) Modeling System Reference Manual

Authors: Ralph A. Wurbs

The Water Rights Analysis Package (WRAP) modeling system simulates management of the water resources of a river basin or region under priority-based water allocation systems. In WRAP terminology, river/reservoir system water management requirements and capabilities are called water rights. The modeling system facilitates assessments of hydrologic and institutional water availability and reliability in satisfying requirements for instream flows, water supply diversions, hydroelectric energy generation, and reservoir storage.

This Reference Manual describes the concepts and methods employed in WRAP, focusing on monthly modeling.

Suggested Citation

Wurbs, R.A. Water Rights Analysis Package (WRAP) Modeling System Reference Manual, TWRI TR-255, 12th Edition, 462 pages, May 2019.