Integrating Water Systems: Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Computing and Control in the Water Industry 2009
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A collection of articles by leading international experts on modeling and control of potable water distribution and sewerage collection systems, focusing on advances in sensors, instrumentation and communications technologies; assessment of sensor reliability, accuracy and fitness; data management including SCADA and GIS; systems modelling, optimisation and decision support; real time monitoring, modelling control and associated uncertainties; water quality, water and wastewater treatment modeling; demand forecasting, leakage and energy management; asset management and performance modeling; sustainable urban water management including flooding issues; security, reliability and resilience of water systems; likely impacts of climate change; Water scarcity and intermittent supply. Intended for water researchers in industry and academia.
University of Sheffield, UK Imperial College, London, UK
Keynotes * Water sensitive cities: Do we have what it takes to create them? * Multi-species network water quality modeling: Current examples, future potential,and research needs 1. Advances in sensors, instrumentation and communications technologies * Mathematical modelling of a hydraulic controller for PRV flow modulation * Optimal setting of time-modulated prcessure reducing valves in water distribution networks using genetic algorithms * Guidance for deployment and development of upset early warning systems for wastewater * Automatic control valves in the Cost-effectiveness of WSS Management: PRV application * Understanding and managing large sensor networks * Flow modulated dynamic pressure control with Aquai-Mod controller * Water loss dynamic control by Automatic Meter Readings in water distribution network * Detection of illegal branches in pipe systems: A fast and reliable method * Identification of leak characteristics in pipe systems by dynamic monitoring 2. Data management including SCADA and GIS * The use of GIS for analysis of water distribution networks * Online time data series pre-processing for the improved performance of anomaly detection methods * Correlating water consumption behaviour with billing, infrastructure and socio-demographic factors * Optimal pump scheduling with pressure control aspects: Case studies * Minimal time of valve closure for fluid transient in water transmission 3. Systems modelling, optimisation and decision support * Epanet calibrator - An integrated computational tool to calibrate hydraulic models * Use of grey numbers for representing uncertainty in pipe roughness calibration * Operation of water distribution systems using risk-based decision making * Reliability analysis of water supply systems by the entropy and equivocation theory * Modelling and calibration of water distribution networks: A case study from the Wessex region * Calibration methodology for hydraulic transient models incorporating unconventional dynamic effects * Virtual reality based immersion scene simulation system of water distribution network * Robust design of water distribution networks: A comparison of two different approaches * Modeling of distribution network filling process during intermittent supply * A more realistic simulation of a real water distribution system based on an enhanced demand driven model * Equivalence of pipes with distributed flow in pressurised pipe networks * Pressure driven analysis of water distribution networks based on the knowledge of the actual connection to properties * Advancements on pipe hydraulic resistance correction in WDN analysis * EIO-LCA based multi-objective design of water distribution systems with NSGA-II * Hydraulic reliability analysis using a pressure-driven network simulation model * Computational evaluation of hydraulic system behaviour with entrapped air under rapid pressurization * Neptune DSS: A decision support system for near-real time operations management of water distribution systems * Pressure-driven analysis of network sections supplied via high-lying nodes * Assessment of the head dependent gradient method with reference to PRAAWDS * Water distribution network simulation by a combined steady-state and transient hydraulic solver * Multiobjective optimization and multicriteria decision making for water networks * Use of relative roughness and changed diameters for old pipes when calibrating an operational water distribution system 4. Real time monitoring, modelling control and understanding the associated uncertainties * Umbria region forecasting/decision support for hydraulic risk mitigation purposes * The real time stochastic flow forecast * Laboratory, flow loop and real world validation testing of the operational effectiveness of an on-line heuristic security platform for water distribution networks * Online modellingofwater distribution systems: AUKcase study * From design tool to real time control - Using a spreadsheet based optimisation tool to minimise borehole pumping costs * On-line hydraulic state estimation in urban water networks using reduced models * Improving energy efficiency of pumping systems through real-time scheduling systems * Bayesian-based online burst detection in water distribution systems * Developing and implementing a real-time intervention management model for water distribution systems 5.Water quality modelling * Multi-parameter water quality sensors for water supply systems * On-line monitoring station for water quality assessment * Negative pressures in full-scale distribution system: Field investigation, modelling, estimation of intrusion volumes and risk for public health * A bottom-up approach of stochastic demand allocation in water quality modelling * Effect of spatial correlation among water demands on contaminant transport in a pipe network * Water quality comprehensive evaluation method for large water distribution network based on clustering analysis * Investigating relationships between discolouration customer contact frequencies and mains properties in drinking water distribution systems * MUWS (Microbiology in Urban Water Systems) - An interdisciplinary approach to study microbial communities in urban water systems * Optimal placement of booster chlorination stations for disinfection by products minimization * Concept for optimized flushing of potable water networks * Particle related water quality prediction for drinking water distribution systems * Methodology for the skeletonization of water distribution network models with demand aggregation * Rivelin trunk main flow test * A study of wall demand in turbulent pipe flows * Is using a plane-channel geometry to model wall-demand in turbulent pipe flow justified? * Trade-offs between continuous and grab samples for water quality in distribution systems * Origin and behavior of particles in drinking water transport networks * The impacts of demand variability on distribution system water quality 6. Water and wastewater treatment modelling, optimisation and control * Fluorescence spectroscopy as a tool for determination of organic matter removal efficiency at water treatment works * Waterspot: A drinking water simulator with training and process optimization capabilities * Benefits and challenges in integrated water resources modeling using OpenMI * Comparison of three calibration protocols for Activated Sludge Models based on case studies * AquatorGA: Integrated optimisation for reservoir operation using multiobjective genetic algorithms 7. Demand forecasting, leakage and energy management * Spectral analysis of instantaneous residential water demand time series * Night flow analysis and modeling for leakage estimation in a water distribution system * Simulation applications for pressure management * Leak discharge and strains in a polyethylene pipe * Evaluation of the water scarcity energy cost * Artificial neural network model for hybrid energy system evaluation in water supply system * New guidelines for non-domestic water estimation in South Africa * On hydraulic power capacity of water supply system * Analysis of household night-time consumption * Analysis of the damping effect of leakage in water pipe systems for different flow conditions * Experimental investigation of characteristic curves of centrifugal pumps working as turbines * Leakage detection using pressure sensitivity analysis * Towards the improvement of the efficiency in water resources and energy use in water supply systems * Optimizing target hydraulic head for energy efficient operation of variable speed pumps * Water distribution network leakage analysis modeling based on pattern recognition theory 8. Asset management and performance modelling * Overview of failure mechanism of joints in water distribution networks * Fluid-structure interaction in the safety of infrastructures * Hybrid genetic algorithms with advanced search for optimized operation of water supply networks * Case study in resilience analysis and scheme selection * Infrastructure risk management: A probabilistic approach to asset management * I-WARP: Individual water main renewal planner * Effects of DMA redesign on water distribution system performance * Preparing considering of economies of scale and adjacent infrastructure works in water main renewal planning * Asset management optimisation using genetic algorithms and whole life, cost benefit analysis * Demand headroom uncertainty modelling for strategic water supply planning * Extensive analysis of hydraulic parameters in a large set of water distribution systems * Pump scheduling study on a demand monitoring zone system * Trade-off analysis between cost and reliability of water distribution systems using genetic algorithms * A pipe condition assessment model using PROMETHEE 9. Sustainable urban water management including flooding issues *1D-2D model coupling for urban drainage analysis and optimization * Physical and mathematical modeling of surcharged sewer manhole flow * Penketh-An integrated approach * Conceptual description of a novel three-tiered philosophy for sewer network master planning in South Africa * Fuzzy model use for evaluation of peak outflow from a river basin during flash flood * On determination of flow routes in a stormwater network using the least squares method * Flood wave simulation with 1D-2D coupled models * Vikor method for asset management in Serbian Belgrade Wastewater Services * An artificial intelligence approach for optimising pumping in sewer systems * Comparison of eight rainfall-runoff models for flood simulations * Comparison of rainfall radar and rain gauge data and application to sewer hydraulic modelling * Modelling water saving in the upper Iskar region * An improved multifractal model for short-term rainfall forecast 10. Likely impacts of climate change * Review of quantitative methods for evaluating impacts of climate change on urban water infrastructure * Assessing the impact of climate change on water treatment plant design and operation * Characterizing the impact of uncertain discount rates and carbon pricing on the optimal design and operation of the Kamalsaleh water transmission system * Making the earth move: Modelling the impact of climate change on water pipeline serviceability
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