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Benefit-cost analysis for water related projects

Water Sensitive SA and University of South Australia are hosting the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) to deliver a seminar on the state of knowledge of non-market values of water sensitive systems and practices and the potential of benefit…
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The cooling effect of irrigation on urban microclimate during heatwave conditions

Abstract The emergence of integrated urban water management (IUWM), provides a unique opportunity for passive evaporative cooling of urban environments. This study investigates the potential of purposefully managed irrigation for cooling benefits in a suburb of Adelaide, Australia, where IUWM…
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  • Date Published: 18th May 2017

Adelaide: a water sensitive city by 2067

A Water Sensitive Adelaide is within reach, with the urban water management industry this year collaborating to deliver the vision and transition strategy: a foundation for an urban water plan for Adelaide. The move reflects that industry and the community…
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  • Date Published: 11th Dec 2017

Vision and Transition Strategy for a Water Sensitive Adelaide

The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) was invited to develop a WSC vision and transition strategy for Adelaide, encompassing the Greater Adelaide region. This forms part of the Water Sensitive City Visions and Transition Strategies integrated research…
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  • Date Published: 12th Dec 2017

Benchmarking, Envisioning, and Transition Planning for a Water Sensitive Adelaide: Final Case Report

The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) was invited to develop a WSC vision and transition strategy for Adelaide, encompassing the Greater Adelaide region. This forms part of the Water Sensitive City Visions and Transition Strategies integrated research…
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  • Date Published: 6th Dec 2017

Framework for the optimization of operation and design of systems with different alternative water sources

Abstract Water security has become an increasing concern for many water system managers due to climate change and increased population. In order to improve the security of supply, alternative sources such as harvested stormwater, recycled wastewater and desalination are becoming…
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  • Date Published: 12th Apr 2017

Optimization of Pump Operation Using Rule-Based Controls in EPANET2: New ETTAR Toolkit and Correction of Energy Computation

Abstract The optimization of pump operations has the potential to reduce operational costs, while still maintaining the high level of reliability required of water distribution systems. The hydraulic software EPANET2 toolkit has been frequently linked to evolutionary algorithms for this…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jul 2016

Comparison of Pumping Regimes for Water Distribution Systems to Minimize Cost and Greenhouse Gases

Abstract A single-objective optimization model has been developed for water distribution system (WDS) pumping operations, considering five different types of pump operating regimes. These regimes use tank trigger levels, scheduling, and a combination of both to control pumps. A new…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jun 2016

Integrative risk assessment and management for recycled water schemes: an Australian study

Presentation:  Integrative risk assessment and management for recycled water schemes: an Australian study. Presented by Camilla West at the  6th International Disaster and Risk Conference, 28 August - 1 September 2016, Davos, Switzerland.   Citation: West, C. (2016).  Integrative risk…
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  • Date Published: 28th Aug 2016
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