Best Water e-Journal Paper Award

All papers published on Water e-Journal will be eligible for consideration for Best Water e-Journal Paper (formerly Best Water Journal Paper, formerly the Guy Parker Award).

Papers will be judged by our technical advisory committee and shortlisted for the annual award, which will be announced at Ozwater.

Please see Submission Guidelines for details on word count, style and other requirements, or email journal@awa.asn.au for more information.

2016 Award Winner

Best Water e-Journal Paper Award Winner

Green Square: Protecting Communities and Enabling Urban Renewal Through Effective Flood Risk Management.
N Taylor, D Kent, K Woodbury, M Lewis, S Muralitharan
Published in Water e-Journal, Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2016.

This paper discusses the challenges in designing and constructing a storm water conveyance system to minimize flash flooding. The methods used included sophisticated numerical and physical hydraulic modeling coupled with innovative micro-tunneling to avoid multiple urban services and telecommunication services. This graphically rich paper by Taylor and Kent demonstrates state of the art civil engineering design and practice applied to an urban water problem.

Previous Winners

See our list of past recipients here.