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FREEWAT : The Free Software for Water Resource Management

What is it?

A free open-source software plugin that integrates three different groups of software that can simulate and optimize water resource-related problems. This software will work as a plugin for Q-GIS software.

What it does?

The software tries to simplify the application of the Water Framework Directive and other EU water-related Directives. by providing an easy-to-use input GUI and a highly sophisticated visualization window that can be integrated with common GIS software.

The software comprises the following tools :

As a composite plugin, FREEWAT is designed as a modular ensemble of different tools. In this framework, the following modules or group of software is available:

  1. Hydro-geological and Hydro-chemical Module: This group of tools will enable users of the software to analyze, interpret, and visualize hydrogeological and hydrochemical data and quality issues. These tools will also focus on advanced time series analysis, which can be integrated into the akvaGIS module.

  1. Hydrology and Water Resource Management Modules: This module comprises tools that will help the user to simulate the models of the hydrological cycle and water resources management (like flow models, transport models, and crop growth models, including management and optimization models (also related to irrigation management and rural issues).)

  2. Statistical Analysis Modules: The software also has a module to perform model calibration, sensitivity analysis, uncertainty quantifications, etc. common statistical analysis tools.

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