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Sustainable desalination showcasing the submerged UF membranes pre-treatment at the Adelaide Desalination Plant

H A Lazaredes, J A González, R Gergawy

This paper demonstrates that submerged membranes as pre-treatment are very relevant and are a sustainable pre-treatment solution for desalination plants ...

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Design strategies for reducing energy and total costs for large-scale seawater reverse osmosis plants

K Chao, Dr. E Rozenbaoum, Dr. H Hyung

This paper presents essential design considerations that impact energy use and strategies for maximising total cost savings for SWRO plants ...

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Resilience through disasters – The reinstatement and subsequent restart of the Sydney Desalination Plant

R Karamihas, M Blaikie

This paper aims to provide an insight into the history of Sydney Desalination Plant Pty Limited, describe the complex project that was the Reinstatement, and the evolution ...

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A proposed safe design of the reverse osmosis system

M E B Lezaun, R Mangano, S Puzzo

Designers of plants propose various solutions to protect the RO system through the use of mechanical and control/ automation devices. This paper aims to present several design and operational considerations ...

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A Study of Water Quality in Kelly’s Off Stream Storage, Byfield, Central Queensland

L Fabbro, A Craig, G G Kafle, L Wells, T Collins, G McIntyre, M Dalton, A Gibson

This paper analyses the water quality and environmental determinants for Kelly’s Off Stream Storage in Central Queensland with a view to understanding ...

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Comparing the reliability of two soil moisture probes for high clay content NSW soils

D Bretreger, G Hancock, I-Y. Yeo, C Martinez, T Wells, T Cox, V Kunkel, A Gibson

This paper compares on-ground indirect soil moisture measurements from two commonly available manufacturer-calibrated in-situ measurement devices ...

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Membrane Loader for the Reverse Osmosis (RO) Membrane Replacement at Seqwater’s Gold Coast Desalination Plant

J Jo, H van der Zouwen

Although the Reverse Osmosis (RO) membranes at Gold Coast Desalination Plant (GCDP) aged considerably well since plant commissioning ...

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Urban Water

Use of optimisation modelling to inform water strategy: a case study

M Bromly, M Shahabi, M Awang

Western Australia’s Perth and Peel regions are growing rapidly, with a population of over 2 million in 2016 projected to grow to 3.5 million people by 2050. Traditionally the green spaces in urban areas have been...

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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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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

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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