Water e-Journal

Water e-Journal

EXECUTIVE SUMMARIES

2018

2017

Vol 2 - Issue 1   Vol 2 - Issue 2   Vol 2 - Issue 3   Vol 2 - Issue 4 

2016

Vol 1 - Issue 1   Vol 1 - Issue 2   Vol 1 - Issue 3   Vol 1 - Issue 4

 

VOLUME 1 – ISSUE 2


   SELLING ICE TO ESKIMOS
RETHINKING DEMAND MANAGEMENT WHEN YOU ARE NOT IN DROUGHT
C Agnew, P Mulley, N Quinn, N Thatcher, D Lambert
Sydney Water has a rich history in demand management. Water efficiency began in 1999 with Waterfix, the first and largest program in terms of customer participation. In 2007, water scarcity was the most important ...
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   BROADENING THE TARGETS FOR MICROBIAL WATER QUALITY
HOW THE CLOSE ASSOCIATION BETWEEN BACTERIA COMMUNITY COMPOSITION AND ELEVATED NUTRIENTS IN ESTUARIES COULD BE EXPLOITED
TO SELECT A RANGE OF WATER QUALITY INDICATORS
K Gibb, M Kaestli, J Smith, K McGuinness
DNA technologies give us an unprecedented opportunity to broaden microbial water quality targets for routine monitoring. It is now well understood that the conventional indicators Escherichia coli and enterococci can...
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   ECOLOGICAL RISK ASSESSMENT OF WASTEWATER DISCHARGES
INFORMING SENSIBLE OUTCOMES
A Laidlaw, J Day, J Mullins
North East Water implemented an ecological risk assessment (ERA) program for wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) discharges in 2008. The aim of an ERA is to use science to determine the level of risk that a waste...
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   EVALUATION OF THE UPGRADE EFFECTS IN FOUR SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANTS IN NSW, AUSTRALIA
ANALYSING THE CONSEQUENCES OF QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE UPGRADES IN SEWAGE TREATMENT
M Lequerica, R McInnes
Bacterial contamination, dissolved oxygen depletion and eutrophication are the most common negative environmental impacts of untreated sewage discharges on rivers and freshwater streams. The intensification of...
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   UNDERSTANDING INTEGRATED URBAN WATER MANAGEMENT AS AN IDEOLOGY, METHOD AND OBJECTIVE
AN INVESTIGATION INTO INDUSTRY PERCEPTIONS OF IUWM AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION IN MELBOURNE
C Furlong, RMIT University Melbourne; S De Silva, RMIT University Melbourne; L Guthrie, RMIT University Melbourne
Over the past three years the authors have investigated the international evolution of Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) and its implementation within Melbourne. Research findings have shown that there may...
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   MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR AEROBIC TREATMENT UNITS AND GREYWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS IN WA
A REVIEW OF AREAS THAT COULD BE IMPROVED AND SPECIFIC RECOMMENDATIONS OFFERED
T McGrath, N Shishkina, R Theobald, C Rodrigues
Aerobic Treatment Units (ATU) and Greywater Treatment Systems (GTS) are electrically driven onsite wastewater treatment systems (OWTS) designed to treat wastewater to secondary effluent quality standards. ATU are ...
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   WATER MANAGEMENT IN NSW AND COLOMBIA: SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES
RESULTS OF AN ANALYSIS CONDUCTED OF BOTH NSW AND COLOMBIAN FRAMEWORKS
J Canon, IPART
Due to its interstate water-sharing requirements, social, economic and environmental pressures, and dry and highly variable climatic conditions compared to international standards, New South Wales has faced challenging...
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   INDUSTRY PARTNERSHIPS IN POLAR REGIONS SCIENCE
IMPLICATIONS FOR MUNICIPAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL WATER TREATMENT
K Northcott, B Freidman, G Stevens, I Snape, K Mumford
Industry participation in water and waste management projects in polar areas presents opportunities for improvement of treatment technologies in the broader global context. For this reason it is useful for industry to build strong ...
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   DEEP OCEAN OUTFALLS – A SUSTAINABLE OPTION FOR SYDNEY
WHY DEEPWATER OCEAN OUTFALLS ARE A VIABLE SOLUTION FOR ONGOING DISPOSAL OF WASTEWATER IN SYDNEY
P Tate, C Marvell
Sydney Water’s three deep ocean outfalls (servicing the wastewater treatment plants at North Head, Bondi and Malabar) were commissioned in the early 1990s and turn 25 years of age in 2015/16. Combined, the outfalls service the...
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   ENERGY AND NUTRIENT FACTORY AT AMERSFOORT WWTP IN THE NETHERLANDS
RECOVERY OF ENERGY AND NUTRIENTS FROM WASTE-ACTIVATED SLUDGE AND WASTEWATER
L Kox, B Geraats
Amersfoort wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in The Netherlands is owned and operated by Dutch Waterboard Vallei & Veluwe. In 2013, Eliquo Water & Energy was awarded the project to upgrade the existing wastewater and sludge ...
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   ACCELERATING IMPLEMENTATION OF EXTRACTIVE NUTRIENT RECOVERY AS AN INTEGRAL COMPONENT OF SUSTAINABLE NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT                         
FINDINGS OF THE RECENTLY COMPLETED WATER ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH FOUNDATION (WERF) STUDY ON EXTRACTIVE NUTRIENT RECOVERY
S Jeyanayagam, W Khunjar, A Pramanik, C Mehta
Nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) are life-essential macronutrients. Production of synthetic fertilisers containing N and P is an energy-intensive....
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   REPORT ON ‘FRAMEWORK FOR DIRECT POTABLE REUSE’
A CRITIQUE ON THE CHAPTERS ON SOURCE CONTROL AND WASTEWATER TREATMENT
IB Law
The report Framework for Direct Potable Reuse, released in mid-2015 by the WateReuse Research Foundation in conjunction with the American Water Works Association, the Water Environment Federation and the National Water Research....
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