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 3 – ISSUE 2


  Data A NOVEL DATA DRIVEN APPROACH TO ENSURING WATER SECURITY, VIA DATA ANALYTICS AND VISUALISATION
Exploring social-hydrology with advanced analytics to enhance long term regional water security
D Baker, M Blumenstein, J Li, J Sayer, S Gosh, R Mahendran, Y Zheng, S Fogelman, C Ferguson
The New South Wales (NSW) government has a strong position on data-driven leadership and this also applies to managing water security and its associated infrastructure. To align with the NSW ...
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  Flood THE 2053 SOUTH QUEENSLAND FLOOD
Only Young Water Professionals need attend
G McMahon
A ‘roadshow’ of flood engineers in the early 1980s ‘prophesized’ the flooding that occurred in South East Queensland (SEQld) during 2011 to 2015. The State Government engineers met frequently at ...
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  Water A NEW APPROACH FOR WATER QUALITY NETWORK MODELLING
A case study of a regional chloraminated distribution system
S Moradi, C WK Chow, D Cook, M Drikas, P Hayde, R Amal
Chloramine is commonly used as a disinfectant instead of chlorine to meet regulations regarding formation of disinfection by-products in drinking water, particularly in Australia. The chloramine dose is ...
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  Water BENCHMARKING ENERGY USE FOR WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANTS
A summary of the 2015-16 benchmarking study
D de Haas, G Appleby, G Charakos, N Dinesh
Understanding energy use of a WWTP plant, and benchmarking it against other similar plants, is an important step to reducing energy-related costs and greenhouse gas emissions. In 2013-14 the Water...
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  Water GREENHOUSE GASES FROM WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS
The energy versus nitrous oxide emissions nexus
DW de Haas
Understanding of greenhouse gas emissions related to wastewater handling has improved a lot in the last ten years thanks to the efforts of researchers, including significant contributions from Australia ...
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  Water Filtration Plant A NOVEL METHOD FOR FILTER BACKWASH PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT
A method developed by Sydney Water and applied at Water Treatment Plants at Sydney Water
A Smith, H Botham, A Mohiuddin
Water Filtration Plants at Sydney Water use dual media filters to remove coagulated particles and pathogens from raw water. These filters require regular cleaning through backwashing to maintain filtration...
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  Water ARE CURRENT GUIDELINES BEST PRACTICE FOR DISINFECTION BY-PRODUCT CONTROL?
Risk minimisation versus regulation
M Drikas, R Fabris
Chemical disinfection of drinking water has been the single most important reason for improved public health by preventing disease caused by pathogenic microorganisms. However, potential chronic ...
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  WTP ASSESSMENT OF THE FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION OF THE UF/NF WHITEMARK WTP
Evaluation of the performance of the new Whitemark WTP
R Tarr, P Kafieris
While low pressure membrane processes are increasingly being used in water treatment for particulate and pathogen removal, removing dissolved contaminants such as NOM, iron and manganese ...
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  PPP Sự tham gia của khối tư nhân trong ngành nước
Phân bổ rủi ro tối ưu
M Woolston, S Saris, P Smith
Chính phủ các nước trên thế giới đã sử dụng hình thức đối tác công tư (PPP) trong hơn 20 năm qua bởi ba lý do chính. Thứ nhất, hình thức PPP rất hiệu quả trong việc giúp chính phủ đáp ứng nhu ...
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  Drinking water TASTING WATER TO IMPROVE CUSTOMER OUTCOMES
A case study
P Prevos, M.K Goetz
Customer perceptions of water quality hide a paradox. Even though water might be perfectly safe to drink, some of the chemicals that utilities add to safeguard public health can erode the customer’s ...
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  Uncertainty analysis THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING UNCERTAIN
Uncertainty analysis and communication for water resource management in practice
L JM Peeters, R S Crosbie, BL Henderson, KL Holland, S Lewis, D A Post, R K Schmidt
We are often faced with uncertainty when making decisions – from trivial decisions such as whether to take an umbrella, or major decisions such as whether to buy that house. Appreciating the uncertainty ...
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  Aboriginal community AUSTRALIAN INDIGENOUS REMOTE COMMUNITIES & WATER, SANITATION & HYGIENE
A scan of needs
Nina L. Hall
This research sought to identify the priorities of water, sanitation and hygiene within remote communities on mainland Australia. The exploration of WASH access within remote, Indigenous communities  ...
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