Intelligent Water Decisions Research Group

The Intelligent Water Decisions Research Group is working to help people make smart decisions about our most precious resource: Water.

Month: April 2016

Sizing up extreme storms in a future climate

Storms are becoming more intense as the climate changes. This is just one reason why the signing of the Paris Agreement by 170 nations in New York last week is great news. Finally, there is a sense of momentum; a shared purpose worldwide that the rate of climate change urgently needs to be slowed down. The next—and most important—step is for countries to ratify the treaty and enshrine the agreement in national legislation. Let’s all hope this progresses smoothly and quickly.

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Optimise pump controls automatically to save time and money

This article looks at how to optimise pump operations using rule-based controls using such things as the EPANET2 Toolkit. Until now, this has not been possible. We modified the toolkit so that it is.

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