American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers


21st Century Watershed Technology Conference and Workshop Improving Water Quality and the Environment Conference Proceedings, 3-6 November 2014, University of Waikato, New Zealand


  1. Payment for Watershed Services: Application in Hydropower Generation in the Cordilleras, Philippines
    Authors:   Corazon L. Abansi, Consuelo C. Doble, Alicia G. Follosco
    Keywords:   payment for environmental services, run-of-river type hydropower, indigenous community
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-001
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  2. Challenges and Progress in Distributed Watershed Modeling: Applications of the AgroEcoSystem-Watershed (AgES-W) Model
    Authors:   James C. Ascough II, Mark D. Tomer, Timothy R. Green, Olaf David, Kevin J. Cole, Holm Kipka, Sarah A. Porter
    Keywords:   Watershed model; Water quality modeling; Model evaluation; Streamflow; Nitrogen; Object Modeling System, Conservation systems.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-002
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  3. Watershed influence on factors responsible of cyanobacteria proliferation episodes in lacustrine waters (Brittany, Western France, Europe)
    Authors:   Estelle Baures, Olivier Thomas, Frédéric Pitois
    Keywords:   Cyanobacteria, lake morphology, water chemistry, risk characterization.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-003
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  4. Comparison Watershed Selection When Applying the AllForX Approach for Sediment TMDL Development
    Authors:   Brian Benham, Kristine Bronnenkant, Gene Yagow, Zach Easton, Jason Hill
    Keywords:   Watershed modeling, sediment impairment, TMDL, water quality.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-004
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  5. Assessing the Performance of HSPF When Using the High Water Table Subroutine to Simulate Hydrology in a Low-gradient Watershed
    Authors:   Brian Benham, Scott Forrester, Karen Kline, Kevin McGuire
    Keywords:   modeling; HSPF; high water table; uncertainty
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-005
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  6. Watershed Assessment Model (WAM): Florida Applications
    Authors:   Adelbert (Del) B Bottcher, Andrew I James
    Keywords:   Watershed modelling, hydrology, water quality, GIS, nutrient sources and cycling, nitrogen, phosphorus, nutrient assimilation, land use, grid based
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-006
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  7. Impact of Heavy Rainfalls on Global Nutrients export During the Fertilization Period in a Coastal Agricultural Watershed
    Authors:   Jean Causse, Aude-Valérie Jung, Olivier Thomas, Estelle Baurès
    Keywords:   Nutrient export; carbon and nitrogen fluxes; “at-risk” situations; floods; fertilization; UV online analyzer
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-007
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  8. An Integrated Catchment Modelling Approach for Exploring Water Allocation and Nutrient Limit Setting Policies
    Authors:   Lydia T Cetin, Phillip W Jordan, Nic Conland, Michelle Sands, Richard Cresswell, Andrew Herron
    Keywords:   Watershed management, water resource allocation, nutrients, groundwater modeling, hydrologic modeling, eWater Source.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-008
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  9. Modelling the impacts of mitigation on sediment and nutrient loads to the Kaipara Harbour
    Authors:   Annette Semadeni-Davies, Kelly May
    Keywords:   Catchment scale modelling, GIS, planning, sediment, nutrients
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-009
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  10. A Fair Irrigation Scheduling Method Prioritizing on the Individual Needs of the Crops and Infrastructure Limitations
    Authors:   Dilini K. Delgoda, Malka N. Halgamuge, Hector Malano, Syed K. Saleem
    Keywords:   optimization, irrigation, small networks, neighbor fields
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-010
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  11. Pollution and Siltation of Rivers in the Western Highlands of Cameroon: a Consequence of Farmland Erosion by Runoff
    Authors:   Djoukeng Henri Grisseur, Tankou Christopher Mubeteneh, Degré Aurore
    Keywords:   Pollution, siltation, watershed Méloh, water, Cameroon
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-012
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  12. Integrated Modelling with MIKE SHE: Successfully Building Sub-Regional Scale Models in Canterbury
    Authors:   Andrew L Druzynski, Patrick (or initial) Durney, Fouad (or initial) Alkhaier
    Keywords:   MIKE SHE, Groundwater Surface Water interaction, MIKE 11, Water Balance.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-013
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  13. Effects of sampling frequency and calculation methods on estimation of annual nutrient loads: A case study of Manawatu River, New Zealand
    Authors:   Ahmed Elwan, Maree Clark, Jon Roygard, Ranvir Singh, David Horne, Brent Clothier
    Keywords:   Nutrients, Load estimation methods, Uncertainty, Sampling frequency, Water quality.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-014
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  14. Tool for Obtaining Projected Future Climate Inputs for the WEPP and SWAT Models
    Authors:   Dennis C. Flanagan, Joseph Trotochaud, Carlington W. Wallace, Bernard A. Engel
    Keywords:   Modeling, climate generation, climate change, soil erosion, CLIGEN, WEPP, SWAT.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-015
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  15. Meeting water quality and quantity standards to sustain cultural values
    Authors:   G R Harmsworth, S Awatere, J Procter
    Keywords:   Indigenous Maori, cultural values, matauranga Maori, Maori knowledge, catchments, monitoring, water quality standards, limits
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-016
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  16. Communication of temporal data in the water domain: Standards and vocabularies – an international context
    Authors:   Sean Hodges, Maree Clark, Brent Watson
    Keywords:   Data exchange, OGC, SOS 2.0, WaterML 2.0, LAWA.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-017
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  17. The Potential Of Greywater Reuse In Irrigation
    Authors:   ADESOJI TUNBOSUN JAIYEOLA, JOSEPH KAPUKU BWAPWA
    Keywords:   Greywater, irrigation, wastewater, reuse, microorganisms, household.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-018
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  18. Use of Pervious Concrete as Gravity Filter
    Authors:   Hansa Satish Jeswani, Ninad Oke, Parth Choksi, Amey Naik, Nikita Mahapatra, Rumana Sayed
    Keywords:   Kywords. Pervious Concrete, Gravity Filtration, Turbidity, Total Solids, Most Probable Number
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-019
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  19. Mapping of Arsenic Pollution in Burkina Faso Using a New Field Measurement Technique
    Authors:   Franck LALANNE, Anja BRETZLER, Marcelle AHISSAN, Christian Zurbruegg
    Keywords:   Arsenic, Burkina Faso, Field Measurement Technique, Pollution Mapping
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-020
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  20. Extending a Monte Carlo Dairy Farm Stream E. coli Model to Catchment Scale
    Authors:   Graham B McBride, Richard W Muirhead
    Keywords:   Human health risk, E. coli, dairying, wild birds, attenuation, pathogens, watershed.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-021
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  21. “Disconnects and Tipping Points” Crossing the Silos of Economics, Ecology and Reality: Is production at a profit, or a cost?
    Authors:   Alison Dewes, Barrie J Ridler, Roy McCallum
    Keywords:   Disconnects, Tipping Points
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-023
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  22. MitAgatorTM: a Farm Scale Tool to Estimate and Mitigate the Loss of Contaminants from Land to Water
    Authors:   R W McDowell, G M Lucci, G Peyroux, H Yoswara, N Cox, M Brown, D Wheeler, N Watkins, C Smith, R Monaghan, R Muirhead, W Catto, J Risk
    Keywords:   Best Management Practices (BMPs), E. coli, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Sediment.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-024
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  23. Adding progress-focused conversations to Farm Water Quality Action Plans
    Authors:   Lucy A McKergow, Tony Faulkner
    Keywords:   Water quality, Solutions Focus, farm plan, OSKAR
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-025
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  24. Using Geospatial Soil Information for Targeted Water and Fertigation Application
    Authors:   Caroline L. McKinney
    Keywords:   Soil information systems, SIS, geospatial soil information, geospatial soil data, precision irrigation, agriculture, agriculture products, soil properties, soil characterization, irrigation modeling, plant available water, nutrient holding capacity
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-026
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  25. Integrating Microbial Water Quality Impacts into Existing Decision Support Tools
    Authors:   Richard W Muirhead
    Keywords:   Agriculture, Best Management Practices (BMPs), E. coli, Effluents, Farm, Nonpoint, Direct inputs.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-027
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  26. Mitigating nutrient loss from pastoral farmland in the Rotorua lakes district of New Zealand
    Authors:   J Paterson, D Clarke, D Hamilton, T Cairns, M Cairns, E H van Reenen, A Brocksopp
    Keywords:   Lake Rotorua, mitigation, nitrogen, phosphorus, farm plans, water quality, Environment Management System, farming, Detainment Bund, watershed
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-028
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  27. Characterization of Denitrification in the Subsurface Environment of the Manawatu River catchment, New Zealand
    Authors:   Aldrin A. Rivas, Ranvir Singh, David J. Horne, Jon Roygard, Abby Matthews, Mike Hedley
    Keywords:   Denitrification, subsurface environment, groundwater, acetylene inhibition method, push-pull test, Manawatu River catchment, New Zealand
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-029
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  28. CLUES modelling of E. coli in the upper Waikato River catchment
    Authors:   Annette F. Semadeni-Davies, Sandy Elliott
    Keywords:   E. coli, modelling, GIS, SPARROW, mitigation, land use
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-030
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  29. A journey towards data maturity: Horizons’ water quality data management story
    Authors:   Amy E. Shears, Sean Hodges, Maree Clark
    Keywords:   discrete water quality, NEMS, LAWA, data management, quality coding.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-031
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  30. Simulation of Nutrient Loadings from the Rural Cox Creek Watershed (South Australia) by SWAT as Prerequisite for Land-use Specific Scenario Analysis
    Authors:   Manoj Kumar Shrestha, Friedrich Recknagel, Jacqueline Frizenschaf, Wayne Meyer
    Keywords:   SWAT, Cox Creek watershed, nutrient loadings, Onkaparinga Catchment, scenario analysis.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-032
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  31. Multi-Model Approach for Hydrological Prediction in a Watershed
    Authors:   Shailesh Kumar Singh
    Keywords:   Multi-Model ensemble, Data depth, Hydrological prediction
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-033
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  32. Assessment of Surface Water Potential and Land Degradation of Wakal River Basin Using RS & GIS
    Authors:   Pradeep Kumar Singh, Manjeet Singh, Kamal Kishore Yadav
    Keywords:   Water, River basin, Quality, Erosion
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-034
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  33. Assessment of the Remediation Potential of Wairarapa Moana Edge Wetlands
    Authors:   James P. S. Sukias, Chris C. Tanner, Andrew Hughes, Philippa Crisp, Ian Gunn
    Keywords:   Wetland restoration, nutrient attenuation, Lake Wairarapa.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-035
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  34. Sources, Fate and Persistence of Catchment Soil Erosion Preserved in Estuarine Sediment Records
    Authors:   Andrew Swales, Max M. Gibbs, Greg Olsen, Ron Ovenden
    Keywords:   Soil erosion, radioisotopes, stable isotopes, fatty acids, sedimentation, sources, fate, estuaries, New Zealand
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-036
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  35. Contamination of Newly Emerging Contaminants, Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) in Sediments near E-waste Recycling Sites in South China
    Authors:   Nora F. Y. TAM, Hai-chao Zhou, Q H Wu, Yuk-shan Wong
    Keywords:   PBDE congeners, contamination, sediment, e-waste
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-037
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  36. Application of Recurrent Neural Networks for predicting water quality constituents of collected runoff from windrow composting pad
    Authors:   Natalia V. Shim, Ernest W. Tollner
    Keywords:   Water quality, Runoff, Windrow Composting Pad, Cross-correlation, Recurrent Neural Network.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-038
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  37. Framework to Facilitate Conservation Planning in Agricultural Watersheds Using Precision GIS Technologies
    Authors:   M D Tomer, S A Porter, K M.B. Boomer, D E James, J A Kostel, E McLellan
    Keywords:   Water quality, conservation practices, watershed planning, nutrient reduction.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-039
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  38. Improving & Parameterising Macronutrient Models for Application of LUCI in New Zealand
    Authors:   Martha Trodahl, Bethanna Jackson
    Keywords:   Water quality, LUCI, nitrogen, phosphorus, modelling.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-040
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  39. Investigating source water Cryptosporidium concentration, species and infectivity rates during rainfall-runoff in a multi-use catchment
    Authors:   Hayley M Vial, Brooke A Swaffer, Brendon J King, Robert Daly, Jacqueline Frizenschaf, Paul T Monis
    Keywords:   Drinking water, Cryptosporidium, Genotyping, Infectivity
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-041
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  40. Land-to-Water Transfer of Nutrients: What Knowledge can be Gained by Combined Analysis of River Water Quality and Flow Records?
    Authors:   Simon J.R. Woodward, Roland Stenger, Reece B Hill
    Keywords:   Stream Monitoring, Concentration, Sampling, Time Series, Streamflow, Linear Regression, Agricultural Runoff, Groundwater Discharge, Environmental Tracer.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-042
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  41. Farm system economic effects of transformation toward sustainable hill country pastoralism: Whatawhata case study
    Authors:   Michael B Dodd, William (Bill) Carlson, Paul Silcock, John Quinn
    Keywords:   integrated catchment management, land use change, New Zealand, pastoral hill country, economic sustainability.
    DOI:   10.13031/wtcw.2014-043
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