Watershed Management Optimization Support Tool (WMOST)

The Watershed Management Optimization Support Tool (WMOST) allows water-resource managers and planners to screen a wide range of practices for cost-effectiveness in achieving watershed or water utilities management goals, such as meeting projected water demand and minimum and maximum in-stream ecological flow targets.

Presented by Dr. Naomi Detenbeck

Naomi Detenbeck earned a Master’s and Ph.D. in ecology from the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis. Dr. Detenbeck currently works in EPA’s Office of Research and Development, Atlantic Ecology Division, overseeing projects to evaluate the effectiveness of green infrastructure stormwater BMPs at the small watershed scale, focusing on stream habitat and biological endpoints. She is also project lead for e-Estuary and oversees the development of WMOST.