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 2


  Water treatment plant operator IMPROVING DECISION MAKING IN WATER PLANT OPERABILITY THROUGH BAYESIAN BELIEF NETWORKS
How to get more from existing instrumentation data to achieve better process performance
T Trinh, C Pelekani, G Leslie, P Le-Clech
The increase in stringency of water quality requirements in Australia has driven the need for improved data collection and process monitoring practices at water treatment plants. Despite the clear benefit ...
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  Water Backpack training in Africa EVALUATION OF A UTILIZED DOMESTICATED WATER TRANSPORT AND STORAGE DEVICE IN KENYA
Water transport and storage using a water backpack
PG Kirira, SM Karenga, GN Michuki
In developing countries, it is reported that as much as 80% of prevalent illnesses are linked to poor water and sanitation conditions. In Kenya, 43% of the people do not have access to clean water and  ...
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  Desalination Plant - Reverse Osmosis MEMBRANE CLEANING: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE
Flexible cleaning regimes promote membrane permeability
C Liu
Low-pressure membranes (microfiltration and ultrafiltration) are increasingly replacing conventional water treatment processes as the result of more stringent regulations and greatly improved competitive ...
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  Sewerage Network IMPROVED LIQUID PHASE ODOUR CONTROL IN THE SEWERAGE NETWORK
A case study using Biosol in Griffith NSW
N Chandler
In January 2014, Biosol was awarded a public tender to treat the total Griffith City Council (GCC) sewer network for odour and corrosion control. By April 2014 the former dosing regimen of Magnesium...
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  MWSC Airport Reservoirs WATER CHALLENGES IN THE MARSHALL ISLANDS
Managing drought in a high rainfall Atoll country
A Gale, H deBrum
It is hard to believe that when a community receives in excess of 3000mm/year of rain (almost five times Melbourne’s average annual rainfall) that water could be so precious. Yet that is exactly the ...
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  Irrigated public open spaces IRRIGATED PUBLIC OPEN SPACES
Using a lawn irrigation trial to find a balanced fertilisation/ watering approach for use in the wet-dry tropics
R Hasan, C Fairfield
Irrigation consumes more water in Darwin than in many other cities in Australia. Darwin is the only Australian capital city not to have been subjected to water restrictions, and people in Darwin use ...
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  View of Hawkesbury River from Marramarra_NP TRANSLATING BIG DATA MODEL OUTPUT TO INFORM POLICY AND DECISION MAKING
Tools and techniques to turn strings of numbers into logical information for technical experts and the community
M van der Sterren, M Griffith, S Manning, P Tate, J Dixon
Sydney Water was recently faced with this challenge following the completion of the Hawkesbury-Nepean River and South Creek model. This paper presents different techniques used to analyse the ...
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  Fire hydrant PERFORMANCE UNDER STRESS
Calibration of Redcliffe Water Supply Network
K Goraya, J Xu
In general, water hydraulic models in Queensland are validated only for seasonal max hour demand conditions for long term planning. Under these conditions, the observed head loss is small in comparison ...
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  Wastewater Treatment Plant UNDERSTANDING NAEGLERIA FOWLERI
A Different Type of Pathogen, An Increasing Climate Change Threat
C Laydon
As Australians, we are used to dealing with warmer climatic conditions, and over the last six months we have seen a number of climate records being broken. With our changing climate these extremes ...
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  Wastewater Treatment Plant ODOUR CONTROL AT A WWTP IN A COMBINED STORMWATER SEWAGE CATCHMENT TREATING DOMESTIC AND INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER
Effects of managing WWTP odour through the addition of ferrous chloride
J Barrnett
TasWater operates the Ti-Tree Bend (TTB) wastewater treatment plant (WWTP), a continuous mixed activated sludge (CMAS) plant, in Launceston, Tasmania ...
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  WWTP THE NEXT STEP: UPGRADE OF THE MEMBRANE BIOREACTOR AT NORTH HEAD RECYCLED WATER PLANT
After nine years of operation, SWC considered options to cater for the increased demand for recycled water at North Head WWTP
K Chow, D Connaire, G James, P Zauner
The Recycled Water Plant (RWP) at Sydney Water Corporation's (SWC) North Head Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) was commissioned in August 2005. The RWP consists of a Membrane Bioreactor...
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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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