Water e-Journal

Water e-Journal

EXECUTIVE SUMMARIES

2019

   FROM TOOLS TO TOOLBOX: SUSTAINABILITY AND INVESTMENT APPRAISAL FOR WATER PROJECTS
Incorporating the Sustainable Development Goals into decision making.
A Reidy 
Public infrastructure plays a crucial role in transitioning to a more sustainable society.
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   WATER SUPPLY ENERGY AND RESILIENCE FOR WHITSUNDAY WATER
Integration of solar and backup generation to adapt to our extremes.
T James and Y Hughes 
Many regional water utilities face significant challenges due to the increasing intensity of tropical cyclones with stronger winds and heavier rainfall.
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   COST-EFFECTIVE CHLORINATION STRATEGIES FOR DRINKING WATER
Meeting chlorination disinfection goals in drinking water distribution systems.
I Fisher, G Kastl and A Sathasivan 
Chlorination is the cheapest and generally most effective method of achieving primary disinfection of drinking water.
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   ENHANCING WATER METER IN-SERVICE TESTING AND REPLACEMENT DECISIONS
Achieving sustainable benefits for the community.
EH Johnson 
Achieving sustainable benefits for the community.
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   SMART WATER METERING TECHNOLOGY FOR WATER MANAGEMENT IN URBAN AREAS
Analysing water consumption patterns to optimise water conservation.
T Randall and R Koech 
Water meters are used for urban water management, especially for billing purposes.
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   WATER SECURITY LEVELS OF SERVICE
Reviewing concept and development in South East Queensland.
By A Killen 
In South East Queensland, Levels of Service (LOS) objectives have been in use since the Millennium Drought (2001-2009).
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   PROGRESSING RECONCILIATION THROUGH INDIGENOUS PARTNERSHIPS WITHIN AUSTRALIAN WATER UTILITIES
Developing more meaningful partnerships with traditional owners.
M Thomas, D McKinnis and S Brown 
This paper explores the deep-time connections that traditional owner nations have had with ‘water’ in the Corangamite catchment of Victoria.
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   CALCULATING THE HYDRAULIC EFFICIENCY OF A CONSTRUCTED WETLAND
Using Rhodamine-WT to track water flow through a constructed wetland in a Mediterranean climate.
S Harrington 
Measurement of the efficiency of constructed wetlands is critical for maintenance of their functions and contribution to improving water quality in urban areas.
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   APPLIED FLUVIAL GEOMORPHOLOGY IN THE 21ST CENTURY
Embracing a waterway asset management approach.
L Smith and P Rogers 
Melbourne Water’s Waterway Condition and Stormwater Quality programs are a significant part of our business, representing some $250M of investment in maintenance and capital improvement works over a typical 5-year cycle.
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