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

  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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