Water e-Journal

Water e-Journal

Water e-Journal is the premier online hub for water, science and technical paper publication in Australia.

All technical papers that are submitted will be considered for publication in Water e-Journal, with one-page Executive Summaries also considered for publication in ‘Current’ magazine.

Each paper goes through a rigorous quality control and peer-review evaluation process before being published.

The papers are peer-reviewed, with reviewers suggesting amendments if necessary. Once amendments are made by the author, the paper is edited, designed and published online in Water e-Journal. Executive Summaries are also published online, with links through to the full papers.

Technical papers should be submitted along with a 500-word Executive Summary, the relevant data and high-resolution graphics or images via Scholastica.

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

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARIES

2018

2017

Vol 2 - Issue 1   Vol 2 - Issue 2   Vol 2 - Issue 3   Vol 2 - Issue 4 

2016

Vol 1 - Issue 1   Vol 1 - Issue 2   Vol 1 - Issue 3   Vol 1 - Issue 4


VOLUME 3 – ISSUE 1


  Water leak URBAN WATER SUPPLY IN AUSTRALIA
A snapshot of institutional arrangements, security planning and objectives
J Allan
Droughts and floods are an established feature of Australia’s climate, having broad effects on both rural and urban communities. So how does a country like Australia aim to maintain urban water security ...
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  Water leak EVALUATING THE SUITABILITY OF WATER QUALITY INDICES FOR THE HEALTH OF URBAN WATERWAYS
A Case Study of the Parramatta River, Australia
W Chirgwin, B Maheshwari
In areas of scientific study relating to public health, the ability to effectively communicate results to the general public is crucial, both for directing public health initiatives, and developing public education ...
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  Water leak INCENTIVISING STORMWATER MANAGEMENT IN CITIES AND SUBURBS
Examples from Germany and opportunities for Australia
L.M. Ehrenfried, G. Vietz, K. Whiteoak
The world’s populations are flocking to cities. In Australia, more than 90% of the population now live in cities and this is growing at a rate of 1.6% per year (ABS 2008). This growth has significant for the ...
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  Water leak DISTRIBUTION OF LEAKAGE IN UNITYWATER’S WATER SUPPLY INFRASTRUCTURE
Top down and bottom up water balances for understanding real losses distribution
K Goraya, M Lukin
Unitywater is a water distribution and retail utility in South East Queensland. It operates and maintains approximately 6,000 km of water mains servicing a population of over 700,000 people in the rapidly ...
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  Technician occupying a confined space
            maintenance hole to install flow gauges and conductivity logging equipment VIDEO MONITORING TO DETECT SALTWATER INGRESS IN SEWER MAINS
New methods to detect Saltwater Ingress in Wastewater Mains
T Hill, J Hearfield
Sydney Water's wastewater system is affected by saltwater ingress (SWI) where its sewer network is located within the intertidal zones of harbour and foreshore areas. Its estimated that SWI accounts ...
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  Customer Engagement MAKING AND KEEPING CUSTOMER PROMISES
Sydney Water’s approach to putting customers at the heart of everything we do
S Armstrong, J Isben, R Siros
Sydney Water launched its Corporate Strategy in 2014 with the vision to be “the Lifestream of Sydney for generations to come”. At its core, the Strategy focuses on transforming Sydney Water from ...
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  Wetland park WHAT NEXT FOR LIVEABILITY?
Learning from the past and prioritising for the future
D Cunningham, P Birtles, S Fitzgerald
Population growth and climate change are transforming our cities; the growing urban population is putting increasing strain on cities and the resources that sustain them. These challenges demand ...
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  Workplace Strategies WATER INNOVATION THAT CHANGES THE LIVES OF OTHERS
Sydney Water Supporting WaterAid
A Bahuguna, A Kinner, B Devi, C Peters, E Camilet, E Ryan, F Jo, F Mackenzie, R Llave, S Lin, W Nadesan
Joining WaterAid’s Water Innovators Challenge last year, a team of 11 Sydney Water employees, also known as Team LaBobo, was given a wonderful opportunity to work on solving a real problem ...
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  Aerated pond wastewater treatment system IMPLEMENTATION OF EEI-ANAMMOX PROCESS FOR ABATTOIR WASTEWATER TREATMENT
Nitrogen Removal
R Kurup
The anammox project was implemented at Dardanup Butchering Company (DBC) in Picton, Western Australia. The original refurbished wastewater treatment system of 0.5 MLD was implemented ...
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  Public private partnerships PRIVATE SECTOR PARTICIPATION IN THE WATER SECTOR
Optimal allocation of risk
M Woolston, S Saris, P Smith
Governments throughout the world have been using public private partnerships (PPPs) over the past 20 years for three key reasons. First, PPPs have been effective in helping governments respond ...
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  Data SUCCESS IN DATA ANALYTICS
Sydney Water and Data61 collaboration
D Vitanage, C Doolan L Maunsell, B Cameron, F Chen, Y Wang, Z Li
A Sydney Water and Data61 collaboration is researching advanced analytics approaches to solve water industry challenges, including water pipe failure prediction, customer segmentation demand ...
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  Wivenhoe Dam THE OPTIMISATION STUDY OF THE OPERATION OF WIVENHOE DAM
A review
G McMahon
The Queensland Flood Commission of Inquiry (2011) recommended that a full and proper technical review be conducted of the Wivenhoe Manual for the flood operations of Wivenhoe Dam to include ...
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