Production of this document has been funded wholly or in part by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Mention of trade names or commercial products does not constitute endorsement or recommendation for use by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The GenScn program described in this manual is applied at the user’s own risk. Neither the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency nor the system authors can assume responsibility for system operation, output, interpretation, or use.
WinHSPF was developed by AQUA TERRA Consultants, Decatur, Georgia, for BASINS 3.0 under EPA contract number 68-C-98-010.
At EPA, Russell Kinerson, Paul Cocca, and David Wells of the Health Protection and Modeling Branch, Standards and Health Protection Division, Office of Science and Technology, provided technical direction and guidance in the development of WinHSPF.
At AQUA TERRA Consultants, Paul Duda was Project Engineer, responsible for the detailed design, implementation, and testing of WinHSPF. Jack Kittle was Project Manager, responsible for conceptual design, project coordination, and management. Technical and administrative guidance was provided by Anthony Donigian. Paul Hummel and Mark Gray assisted with user interface design and programming support, and Rob Dusenbury performed selected testing and documentation tasks. Brian Bicknell, Tom Jobes and Jason Love provided review comments and suggestions.
WinHSPF replaces the program NPSM developed for BASINS 1.0 and 2.0 by Tetratech, Inc. Many features of WinHSPF were inspired or influenced by that earlier product.
User Assistance and Technical Support
EPA’s Office of Science and Technology (OST) provides assistance and technical support to users of WinHSPF. Technical support can be obtained at OST’s Internet Home Page. WinHSPF users are encouraged to access OST’s home page for information on new updates, answers to the most frequently asked questions, user tips, and additional documentation. EPA OST’s Internet home page address: