Water e-Journal

Water e-Journal

Water e-Journal is the premier online hub for water, science and technical paper publication in Australia.

All technical papers that are submitted will be considered for publication in Water e-Journal, with one-page Executive Summaries also considered for publication in Current magazine.

Each paper goes through a rigorous quality control and peer-review evaluation process before being published.

The papers are peer-reviewed, with reviewers suggesting amendments if necessary. Once amendments are made by the author, the paper is edited, designed and published online in Water e-Journal. Executive Summaries are also published online, with links through to the full papers.

Technical papers should be submitted along with a 500-word Executive Summary, the relevant data and high-resolution graphics or images via Scholastica.

Anyone can submit a paper - you do not need to be a member of the Australian Water Association. Please see the Editorial Guidelines for details on word count, style and other requirements, or email journal@awa.asn.au for more information. Submissions are open all year around - please download the Editorial Calendar for further details. To assist you with the process of submitting a paper please click on this How-to guide to writing good abstracts 

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARIES

2020

Vol 5 - Issue 1   Vol 5 - Issue 2   Vol 5 - Issue 3   Vol 5 - Issue 4 

2019

Vol 4 - Issue 1   Vol 4 - Issue 2   Vol 4 - Issue 3   Vol 4 - Issue 4

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 5 – ISSUE 4

  Water quality monitoring
HYBRID MACHINE LEARNING PROCESS IMPROVES OPERATIONS IN SOUTH AUSTRALIAN TRIAL
Ten water treatment plants are the site for a modelling and data management approach to improve decision making and water quality
K Braun, J Klaric, J Ireland
TRILITY has undertaken a multi-year first principles approach to re-align operations data management, operations technology architecture and processes.
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  Water quality monitoring
MONITORING CYANOBACTERIA IN GRAHAMSTOWN DAM
Evaluating Hunter Water’s actions to ensure drinking water remains safe
V Shah, D Turner, C Hancock, P O’Donoghue, A Sneddon, J Stanmore, A Morrow, A Lundmark, J Bates, A Hanson
Grahamstown Dam (capacity about 182,000 ML), Hunter Water’s largest dam, is a broad, relatively shallow, man-made, off-river storage that is primarily used to store water extracted from the Williams River.
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  Aquifer
PFAS IN BIOSOLIDS: A REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL REGULATIONS
Insights into global PFAS management and the Australian context
H Hall, D Moodie, C Vero
The purpose of this paper is to summarise the latest developments in international PFAS limits in biosolids and compare them with Australian limits ...
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  Aquifer
SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS ACCURATELY DIRECTS WATER-LOSS REDUCTION INTERVENTIONS
Identifying and implementing efficiency improvements in water networks
E Johnson
The paper illustrates how the interrelationship between components of the water balance influences the derivation of water-loss performance indicators and directs the selection of loss reduction interventions. Data anomalies in one part of the ...
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  Aquifer
AUSTRALIAN EXEMPLARS OF SUSTAINABLE AND ECONOMIC MANAGED AQUIFER RECHARGE
Ensuring water security and resilience for the future
J Vanderzalm, B Naumann, S Higginson, D Page, A Jones, V Moscovis, S Hamilton, D Gonzalez, G Dandy, K Barry, P Dillon, H Prommer, M Donn
Managed aquifer recharge (MAR) can improve water security by using aquifers to store water when it is abundant until required for future use and can increase the use of urban stormwater and treated wastewater to reduce the demand ...
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  Water demand management
WORKING WITH COMMUNITY AND COUNCIL: THE KIRIRRI STORY
Trialling water demand management strategies in the Torres Straits
C Beal, B Dorante, P Pearson, S Aldirawi, N Abdallah
This paper focusses on community-based water demand management in the inner Torres Straits community of Kirirri. The aims and methods are outlined, along with a discussion of the findings which describe the community-preferred demand management tools.  
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  Water quality monitoring
EFFECTIVE MONITORING OF TRIHALOMETHANES IN WATER SUPPLY SYSTEMS
Ensuring chemical and microbiological safety of chlorinated water
A Sathasivan, G Kastl, I Fisher
Water utilities are ensuring microbiological safety of water, but there is considerable variation in monitoring and reporting trihalomethane (THM) levels across Australia, for the obvious reasons of cost and lack of resources and skills to monitor total THMs.
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  Data-driven water quality prediction
DATA-DRIVEN WATER QUALITY PREDICTION IN CHLORAMINATED SYSTEMS
Optimising disinfection in the Woronora delivery system using data-driven methods
A Peters, B Liang, H Tian, Z Li, C Doolan, D Vitanage, H Norris, K Simpson, Y Wang, F Chen
This paper proposes a data-driven method that provides water quality prediction within the entire Woronora delivery system in Sydney. Specifically, the key factors relating to water quality are identified through factor analysis.
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