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 4


  Water Treatment Plant Operator STATISTICAL MODEL DEVELOPMENT TO ANTICIPATE FILTER BREAKTHROUGH AND OPTIMISE CHEMICALS
DURING HIGH COLOUR RAW WATER EVENTS

A model developed and applied in Sydney Water’s Water Treatment Plants
A Mohiuddin, Y Wang
Sydney Water operates the Nepean Water Filtration Plant (WFP), which treats raw water from the Nepean Dam situated in south-west of Sydney. In the last few years, the plant has been receiving raw ...
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  Bondi Beach PUTTING A VALUE ON CLEANER BEACHES IN SYDNEY
Socio-economic impact of the deepwater ocean outfalls 25 years on
N Nelson, M Mountford
Sydney Water’s Deepwater Ocean Outfall program at Manly, Bondi and Malabar began 25 years ago to contribute to cleaner water at Sydney’s coastal beaches. Alongside other changes to wastewater ...
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  Monitoring sewers INNOVATION IN CORROSION MONITORING IN SEWERS
Use of novel photonic sensors for humidity measurements in gravity sewers
H Bustamante, L S. M. Alwis, K T. V. Grattan, T Sun, L Vorreiter, J Gonzalez
Sydney Water’s current Sewer Rehabilitation Program costs about A$50m annually. The program relies on chemical addition to minimise hydrogen sulphide (H2S) transfer from the wastewater to the sewer ...
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  Ballarat BALLARAT’S MESSY PATH TO A WATER SENSITIVE CITY
A long term investigation of water management in a city
D Ebbs, P Dahlhaus , H Kandra
Water security is a vital part of ensuring a sustainable future. This is particularly true for many cities in Australia where relatively low rainfall, population growth, increasing demand and climate change places ...
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  Water running through hands THE WATER INDUSTRY’S ROLE IN HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Insights from contemporary public health studies in Victoria
F Pamminger
The water industry has always had a strong focus on health and wellbeing, but we have few effective ways to measure our contribution in this area. The industry made a large contribution to health wellbeing ...
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  Stormwater retention park OPTIMISATION OF WATER SENSITIVE URBAN DESIGN PRACTICES USING EVOLUTIONARY ALGORITHMS
The development and application of a framework to incorporate WSUD into an optimisation
C McPhail, S Vial, R van der Pennen, B Heidrich, Prof. A Simpson, Dr. J Cantone
Population growth and urban consolidation have resulted in a movement away from the natural landscape creating a greater proportion of impervious area and an increase in urban stormwater runoff. The ...
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  Maleny STP MALENY IMBR STP, IRRIGATED FOREST AND TREATMENT WETLAND
Two years in operation and more
R Kulkarni
In 2014, Unitywater, a water distributor/retailer in South-East Queensland, embraced an immersed membrane bioreactor (iMBR) technology at Maleny Sewage Treatment Plant (STP). Increasing process ...
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  Pipes PREDICTING SEWER CHOKES THROUGH MACHINE LEARNING
Advanced analytics to predict the number, location and type of chokes in sewer assets
B Cameron, M McGowan, C Mitchell, J Winder, R Kerr, M Zhang
In 2015, sewer chokes cost Sydney Water and its customers over $10 million. Sewer chokes are blockages typically caused by external factors such as tree roots, fats and grease, and foreign items in the ...
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  Strategy SYSTEM BLUEPRINTS
Aligning Short-Term Investment with Long-Term Strategy
A Jaiswal, C Moore, M Wilton, M Healey
Emerging trends and challenges including growth, community expectations, liveability, environmental requirements, changing climates and ageing assets are shaping a new direction for urban water utilities ...
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  Water sample IMPROVING THE DEVELOPER EXPERIENCE WITH WATER UTILITIES
Creating tailored offerings for developers
A Kirkwood
Urban centres throughout Australia are attempting to cope with very high levels of population growth. This growth means that the traditional mechanisms of providing housing is changing. While there are still ..
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