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LATEST PAPERS


Bushfire

Identifying alternative treatment options for removal of bushfire-related contaminants


A Mohiuddin, Y Wang, C Gabus, P Lingat

Sydney’s Warragamba catchment was severely burnt by bushfires during a period of extreme drought in 2019. Sydney Water carried out extensive water quality analysis and...

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Water Pipe

Biofiltration’s effect on removing pollutants in stormwater


B Dalrymple, M Wicks, W Jones, B Allingham

Over recent decades, the implementation of stormwater control measures (SCMs) to achieve a more water sensitive urban environment and reduce the hydrologic and water quality impacts of urban development has...

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Water Barrel

Evaluating and Comparing Circular Economy options in Yarra Valley Water’s 2030 Strategy


L Ehrenfried, J Bricout, T Grant, F Pamminger

This paper describes the development and application of a circular economy analysis framework created especially for water utilities, to inform strategy development and...

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Water distribution system

Smooth optimisation of demand patterns in water distribution system hydraulic model


S Hossain, G Hewa, C Chow, D Cook

This study proposes a new approach to obtain smooth demand patterns while calibrating water distribution system (WDS) hydraulic models using an automatic...

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Marine Life

New Guidance Values for Chlorine in Marine Waters


I Wallis, S Chidgey

Chlorinated seawater is discharged from coastal power plants, desalination plants and ship engines. A water quality limit for chlorine is required to ensure these discharges do not adversely impact the...

 

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Water Clarifier

Testing secondary clarifiers to understand installed and theoretical capacity


C Cole

Full scale testing of secondary clarifiers was completed using the WERF Protocol for Evaluating Secondary Clarifier Performance (WERF/CTRC (2001)). The project purpose was to understand...

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