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WASP8 Download


Current Version: 8.32
Release Date: April 2, 2019
Development Status: General Release
Development Information:          Release Notes - changes and known deficiencies
Operating System: Early versions of Windows, 64-bit Windows 7 or higher, Mac OSX, Linux Ubuntu
Development Language: C++ and Fortran

Text Files

File Name File Description
WASP Model Documentation Water transport, sediment transport, eutrophication, macro algae and periphyton, sediment diagenesis, water temperature, pH and alkalinity, light.

Download Files

All of the WASP Installers are listed below. There is a 64 Bit Windows Installer, 64 Bit Mac OS X (Yosemite or Higher), 64 Bit Linux (Built on Ubuntu). You will need to have knowledge on how to install software on your target operating system.

File Type /
File Name/Format/Size File Description
Windows 64bit Installer /
 WASP 8.32 Installer Windows(99 MB)   /
Executable File

Windows 64 Bit Installer

The Windows installation does not need administrative privileges, you will need read/write access to the directory where you want to install the program. Click on the button below to start the download of the 64-Bit Version of WASP.
Mac OSX Installer Bundle / Required WASP 8.32 Installer Mac OSX(112 MB)   /
Executable File

MAC OSX Installer Bundle (Yosemite or Higher)

The Mac version is a dmg file that once it is double clicked will mount as a drive exposing the WASP Bundle. You can drag and drop the bundle anywhere on your system, The typical location is in the Application Folder.
Linux Installation / Required WASP 8.32 Installer Linux(98 MB) /
Executable File

Linux Installation File (built on Ubuntu)

The Linux version is an installation package, user will double click on the file to extract and install. Because WASP uses many shared libraries your path will need to be updated.
Installation /
Required Exit

You will need to download the Water Resources Database from Exit, this package can be used for preparing data for WASP as well as observed date for calibration. WASP relies on the WRDB Graph program to plot model results. 
Examples / Optional Tutorial Example Files Files for linking LSPC to WASP, including the LSPC input files, Water Resource Database LSPC_2_WASP spreadsheet program to create linkage files, and WASP input files.

Video Tutorials

View the Online Tutorials that match the Example Files.