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Cost-effective Strategies to Reduce Nitrogen and Phosphorus Emissions in an Urban River Catchment

Emissions of nutrients from non-point sources such as gardens, agriculture, public open space, sports fields and septic tanks pose an ongoing threat to the ecological health of Western Australia’s Swan Canning Estuary, a system with high recreational and ecological value…
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  • Date Published: 14th Aug 2017

Discovering water use activities for smart metering

Abstract Smart water meter systems are large scale wireless sensor networks: water meters installed in thousands of house-holds, collect hourly measurements that are reported over a wireless network to a central database. This paper introduces a new method for activity…
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  • Date Published: 1st Apr 2013

Discovering routine behaviours in smart water meter data

Abstract Smart water meters are being used on a large scale by water providers to record hourly water use of households. The time series data recorded by smart water meters provide real-time information about water use activities. This paper proposes…
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  • Date Published: 1st Apr 2015

A Habit Detection Algorithm (HDA) for Discovering Recurrent Patterns in Smart Meter Time Series

Abstract Conserving water is a critical problem and characterising how households in communities use water is a first step for reducing consumption. This paper introduces a method for discovering habits in smart water meter time series. Habits are household activities…
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  • Date Published: 7th Jan 2016

A habit discovery algorithm for mining temporal recurrence patterns in metered consumption data

Abstract Habits are regular and recurrent activities that are important for understanding human behaviour. This paper addresses the questions: How can habits be identified automatically in smart meter data? and Are habits important for understanding metered water use? A new…
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  • Date Published: 1st Sep 2014

Smart meter analytics to pinpoint opportunities for reducing household water use

Abstract Knowledge of when, how, and by whom water is being used is crucial for planning ways to conserve drinking water. The goal of this paper is to identify groups of similar households (whom) based on their regular high-magnitude behaviors…
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  • Date Published: 1st Jun 2016

Water use signature patterns for analyzing household consumption using medium resolution meter data

Abstract Providers of potable water to households and businesses are charged with conserving water. Addressing this challenge requires accurate information about how water is actually being used. So smart meters are being deployed on a large scale by water providers…
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  • Date Published: 1st Dec 2013

Making sense of smart metering data: A data mining approach for discovering water use patterns

Citation Cardell-Oliver, R. and Peach, G. (2013). Making sense of smart metering data: A data mining approach for discovering water use patterns. Water: Journal of the Australian Water Association, 40(2), pp. 124–128. Copyright © 2013  Australian Water Association. Note: Journal…
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  • Date Published: 1st Apr 2013

Shaping Perth as a water sensitive city: outcomes and perspectives from a participatory process to develop a vision and strategic transition framework

Abstract This report presents the outcomes of a participatory process focused on planning Greater Perth’s transition to a water sensitive city. The process was conducted with leading professionals from across water, planning, community, urban development and other related sectors in…
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  • Date Published: 4th Dec 2015

Learning through demonstration and integration (Project D1.4)

Overview Generating learning opportunities through demonstration projects and case studies will deliver tangible and practical outcomes for CRCWSC participants. Through focused, well-designed demonstrations of on-ground technologies and non-structural innovations (i.e. new guidance or strategic planning), Project D1.4 will deliver an…
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Ideas for Bentley

The Bentley Regeneration Project is a 25-hectare precinct approximately 8 km south-east of Perth CBD and 1.5 km north of the Canning River in the suburb of Bentley, Western Australia. This document represents the compilation and refinement of the ideas…
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  • Date Published: 30th Apr 2016

Intelligent urban water systems (Project C5.1)

The project aims to develop innovative analysis techniques for smart water data to optimise the efficiency and safety of urban water systems and to learn more about water consumption behaviours of customers. The project will focus on smart household water…
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  • Date Published: 1st Oct 2014

New publication: Ideas for Bentley

An infill housing development in Perth with ambitious sustainability targets is the focus of a new report by the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC). Ideas for Bentley is the product from discussions held during a two-day research synthesis workshop…
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Smart meter trials used to improve water use behaviours

Analysing data gleaned from a water meter used to provide automatic meter readings at billing intervals has revealed a surprising wealth of information on customers’ water use behaviours in remote Western Australian towns. Smart water meters also capture hourly water…
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  • Date Published: 4th Apr 2016
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