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Webinar: Introduction to Groundwater Modeling with MODFLOW 6 and Flopy - Oct 31


Registration Closed. All registered participants will recieve an email from us.

MODFLOW6 is the last major version of MODFLOW developed by the USGS. This version brings new tools, features, a different arrangement of the working files, many discretization options and a new perspective of MODFLOW as a tool for the simulation of the groundwater flow regimen and the main related physical process.

Flopy is the Python library for the creation, simulation and output analysis of MODFLOW models. The library can handle an variety of MODFLOW versions as MODFLOW 2005, MODFLOW USG, MODFLOW and SEAWAT as well as utilities for model output representation and water balance analysis.

There are limited options of pre- and post-processing software for MODFLOW6, therefore the adoption of MODFLOW6 in research and consulting is limited to highly skilled programmers/modelers. Flopy brings some interesting tools for the development and simulation of MODFLOW6 models.

This webminar will bring a overview of the main features of MODFLOW6 and Flopy with a practical part of groundwater modeling on steady state with MODFLOW6 / Flopy on a Jupyter notebook.


The webinar has the following content:

  • Overview of the main MODFLOW6 characteristics and differences from previous MODFLOW versions.

  • Analysis of the different discretization options in MODFLOW6 (dis, disv, disu).

  • Review of the available MODFLOW6 documentation and help options inside Flopy.

  • Outline of a MODFLOW6 model file system.

  • Tutorials and cases available for modeling in MODFLOW6 and in MODFLOW6 / Flopy

  • Basic example of groundwater modeling in MODFLOW 6 and Flopy


The webinar will be perfomed held at:

October 31 at 5pm ET (New York time)

Estimated duration: 1h 45m.


The webinar will be held trough a private Youtube streaming. Questions on text can be written on the video chat, and voice questions will done trough Whatsapp.

This webminar is intended for normal groundwater modelers: consultants, researchers, and master students with thesis on groundwater modeling.

The webinar has no cost. However, a selection of participants will be done to ensure a common intermediate background on groundwater modeling. Do not forget to provide a description of your experience, links of your publications / research or any information that help us rate your capabilities.

If your modeling capabilities are basic, we will launch more basic webminars soon.

Days after your registration you will receive a email from with you confirmation/denial. If you are confirmed for the webminar, further information for software installation and other instructions will be sent as well.

Input Files

You can download the input files for the tutorial on this link.

Registration Closed