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SWToolbox Testing Information
USGS and EPA have combined their SWSTAT and DFLOW software programs into a new tool, the SWToolbox. This software is currently available only for the purpose of demonstration and testing. It is not yet approved for public release.
Overview and Help
The software is designed to facilitate easy import of USGS NWIS streamflow data and also user-defined text files. Its primary functions are to conduct a n-day frequency analysis (most commonly used for computation of 7Q10) and to compute biologically-based flows. Flow duration curves can also be computed.
The software is built on the BASINS system. The SW Toolbox Documentation found under the Help menu provides information on the functionality of the software. Most of the information on use of the software is general and applies to all applications built on the BASINS platform.
Demo: A PDF that highlights the material covered in the August 25, 2016 demo is available here: SWToolbox_Demo_08-25-2016.pdf.
Software and Manual Release
The software and accompanying user manual are being finalized for publication and will be posted here as soon as possible. If you would like to be notified when they are released, please click here to leave your information https://goo.gl/forms/dA9MBrHk2dO0ZFEq2 .
We are looking for feedback on the SWToolbox software. If you encounter any problems, please let us know by sending an email to SWToolboxTesting@usgs.gov.