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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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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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Using Digital Twin technology to improve inspection methods of high risk assets
V Coimbatore, E Boxall
Digital Twin (DT) technology has changed the way critical in-service assets such as elevated potable water tanks are inspected and condition assessed. With the advent of remote inspection practices, only minimal...Read Full Paper
Using chloramine trials to determine the impacts of water disinfection
C Veal, C Wong, P Sherman, P Wetherell, D Middleton, J Wain
Over 14-weeks during the Queensland summer (2019/2020), the chloraminated network received an elevated total chlorine residual (4.0 mg/L) as part of a trial to determine if this increased residual had any impact on...Read Full Paper
Helping Australian cities transition to more sustainable water system services
B Rogers, C Chesterfield, K Hammer
Governments and water sector organisations in Australia, and increasingly in other nations, are beginning to adopt policies and agendas to improve urban liveability, particularly...Read Full Paper
Ensuring Perth, Western Australia, transitions to a leading water sensitive city
N Riethmuller, A Torre, S Shepherd, W MacLaurin, B Rogers, C Chesterfield
The climate of Perth, Western Australia, is becoming hotter and drier, while urban development and the demand for water continue to grow. No single organisation on its own...Read Full Paper