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 2 – ISSUE 1


  Water drop CALCULATING UNCERTAINTY IN THE SUPPLY-DEMAND BALANCE
C Reed, J Reed & C Green
Outage and headroom are concepts that are included in some form in many water utilities’ approach to water resource planning. Outage represents an allowance for a reduction in source or treatment ...
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  Water drop LIFTING THE ‘BIG DATA’ VEIL
Creating Value through Applied Data Science
P Prevos
The words “Big Data” have become synonymous with promises of boundless benefits. Big Data algorithms are attributed almost mystical capabilities to improve the experience of customers or optimise  ...
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  Water Policy THE IMPACT ON DEVELOPMENT AND INVESTMENT OF WATER LAW AND POLICY FRAMEWORKS IN NORTHERN AUSTRALIA:
A review             
M Hartley
The obvious challenge in water law in Northern Australia arises from legal inconsistency across jurisdictions. In the absence of a Commonwealth referral of power from WA and QLD, as illustrated in the ...
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  Shijiazhuang Botanical Gardens BACTEROIDALES: REVOLUTIONISING MICROBIAL SOURCE TRACKING
The age of using Escherichia coli and Enterococci sp. as standard faecal indicator bacteria is coming to an end.
B J Tillett, V Pettigrove
Managers of recreational waterways are increasingly concerned with health risks associated with human faecal contamination. Currently Escherichia coli and Enterococci sp. are the standard indicators ...
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  Shijiazhuang Botanical Gardens THE EVOLUTION OF LOW IMPACT DEVELOPMENT
Water Sensitive Urban Design and its extension to China as “sponge cities”
J C Radcliffe
Since the 1980s, there has been recognition that urban development should take account of the natural water cycle, seeking to manage water flows as would have occurred on the original greenfield ...
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  Woman drinking water INCREASING THE TRANSPARENCY OF WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT
Health-based targets offer opportunity to improve insights on drinking water safety
C Owens, M Angles, M Crabtree
It is intuitive to judge the safety of drinking water principally on an observed absence of contamination. This was the case at the birth of modern drinking water quality management: in 1855 John Snow ...
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   REDUCING PUMPING POWER COSTS BY VARIABLE SPEED PUMPING
The missing link between the system curve and variable speed pump curve reveals the benefits, and potential pitfalls, of variable speed drives
T Leyden
Power consumption is an expense that often drives capital expenditure decisions and maintenance schedules to ensure it is minimised. By thorough understanding of the relationship between the ...
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   WATER TRADING IN THE MELBOURNE REGION
Discussion on the drivers and barriers to water trading
H Eggestrand, K Gan, M Moglia
Since the Millennial Drought, the Melbourne Region has moved towards a more secure water supply system through the construction of a desalination plant and the North-South Pipeline. In addition, there ...
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   CURRENT ISSUES IN WATER DEMAND MODELS BEING USED IN AUSTRALIA: A SURVEY
Reviewing the current demand forecasting models used by water authorities and agencies in Australia
R Sarker and S Gato-Trinidad
Water demand modelling is traditionally based on population growth and standards based on historical records of water consumption. Climate change, drought, increasing growth in population, agriculture ...
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