Advanced Water Management Centre

Gold Coast, Australia

Watermatex 2015
14 - 17 June 2015
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
9th IWA Symposium on Systems Analysis and Integrated Assessment

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Workshops

Sewer Corrosion and Ordour Management Through Modelling - click to download presentations

Keynote

Greg Allen, Sydney Water, Australia
Taking a big picture view to modelling: Bringing greater plausibility to business strategy
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Professor David Sedlak, University of California at Berkeley, USA
Blueprint for the Fourth Urban Water Revolution
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Dr. Evangelina (Lina) Belia, Principal, Primodal Inc.
Do black and white swans swim in wastewater? - Models, uncertainty and engineering
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Oral Presentations

Session 1 - Sewer Modelling 1
1.1 Integrating hydrogen sulphide modelling into wastewater system management, Vorreiter, L., Nobi, N., Kerr, R., Nguyen, T., and Yuan, Z., Australia
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1.2 Predictive control of ferrous chloride dosing to minimise corrosion & odour in Bellambi system, González, J., Wang, Y-C., Ganigue, R., Jiang, G., Liu, Y., Van Rys, D., Nguyen, T., and Yuan, Z., Australia
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1.3 Event-based modeling supporting model predictive control of chemical dosing in sewer networks, Liu, Y., Ganigué, R., and Yuan, Z., China
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1.4 Model assessment of odour and corrosion in sewer network, Kjølby, M., Denmark
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Session 2 - N2O Modelling
2.1 Modeling of N2O production by ammonia oxidizing bacteria: Integration of catabolism and anabolism, Peng, L., Ni, B-J., Law, Y., and Yuan, Z., Australia
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2.2 Use of AI for online control of nitrous oxide production in water resource recovery facilities, Porro, J., Guo, L., Rodriguez-Roda, I., Poch, M., Deeke, A., Weijers, S., Vanrolleghem, P., Nopens, I., and Comas, J., Spain
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2.3 Elucidating the effects of mixing on nitrous oxide emissions using computational fluid dynamics, Rehman, U., Amerlinck, Y., Arnaldos, M., Porro, J., De Mulder, C., and Nopens, I., Belgium
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2.4 Guideline of selecting N2O models to predict N2O production by ammonia oxidizing bacteria, Peng, L., Ni, B-J., Ye, L., Yuan, Z., Australia
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Session 3 - Sewer Modelling 2
3.1 Modelling of methane production in a sewer network, Sharma, K., Liu, Y., O'Halloran, K. and Yuan, Z., Australia
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3.2 Model development to identify the inflow and infiltration hydrogragh in sanitary sewer systems, Zhang, M., Liu, Y. and Shi, H., China
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3.3 Predicting the corrosion initiation time of fresh concrete sewers by artificial neural network, Jiang, G., Yuan, Z., Bond, P. and Keller, J. , Australia
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3.4 Kinetic analysis of in-sewer biotransformation of selected pharmaceuticals, Nieradzik, L., Radjenovic, J., Jiang, G., Yuan, Z. and Ni, B-J, Australia
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Session 4 - Nitrogen Conversion Modelling
4.1 Model-based evaluation of complete nitrogen removal through coupling nitritation-anammox and DAMO, Chen, X., Guo, J., Xie, G.-J., Yuan, Z. and Ni, B-J, Australia
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4.2 Modelling simultaneous CH4 and ammonium removal in a one-stage aerobic granular sludge reactor, Castro-Barros, C.M., Ho, L.T., Winkler, M.-K.H. and
Volcke, E.I.P., Belgium
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4.3 Modeling mainstream nitrogen removal by anammox in a granule-based UASB reactor, Guo, J., Ma, B., Ni, B-J., Chen, X. and Yuan, Z., Australia
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4.4 An extended Benchmark Simulation Model no2 with processes for nitrous oxide emission and side-stream pH-dependent partial nitritation/Anammox treatment, Boiocchi, R., Gernaey, K. and Sin, G., Denmark
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Session 5 - Settler Modelling
5.1 Critical analysis of constitutive functions for hindered settling velocity in 1-D settler models, Torfs, E., Balemans, S., Locatelli, F., Laurent, J., François, P., Bürger, R., Diehl, S. and Nopens, I., Belgium
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5.2 On time discretizations for the simulation of the settling-compression process, Bürger, R. and Diehl, S., Chile
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5.3 A simple CFD approach for the simulation of the flow in dissolved air flotation tanks, Sesma-Pardo, I., Rivas, A., Lizarralde, I., Peral, J., Arruabarrena, I., Amores J., Ayesa E., Grau, P. and Larraona, G.S., Spain
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5.4 Impact of the flocculation state on hindered and compression settling: experimental evidence and overview of available modelling frameworks, Torfs, E., Locatelli, F., Balemans, S., Diehl, S., Bürger, R., François, P., Laurent, J. and Nopens, I., Belgium
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Session 6 - Physico-chemical Process Modelling

6.1 A plant-wide aqueous phase module describing pH variations and ion speciation/pairing in wastewater treatment process models, Flores-Alsina X., Kazadi Mbamba C., Solon K., Vrecko D., Tait S., Batstone D.J., Jeppsson U., Gernaey K.V., Denmark
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6.2 A model of electrodialysis for multi-ion systems, Thompson Brewster, E., Mehta, C., Radjenovic, J. and Batstone, D., Australia
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6.3 Dynamic modelling and identification of precipitation reactions in full-scale WWTP, Kazadi Mbamba, C., Tait, S., Flores-Alsina, X. and Batstone, D., Australia
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6.4 Analysing the applicability of existing sewer sedimentation modelling for future water systems in Australia, Murali, M., Hipsey, M., Ghadouani, A. and Yuan, Z., Australia
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Session 7 - Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM) 1

7.1 Environmental decision support systems: From science to market, Poch, M., Comas, J., Rodríguez-Roda, I., Sànchez-Marrè, M. and Cortés, U., Spain
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7.2 Ecological evaluation criteria driving integrated water quality modelling and system optimisation, Langeveld, J.G., Benedetti, L., Klein, J.J.M. de, Nopens, I., Amerlinck, Y., Flameling, T., Zanten, O. van and Weijers, S., The Netherlands
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7.3 Historical energy implications of urban water management options in South East Queensland, Australia, Lam, KL., Lant, P. and Kenway, S., Australia
     

7.4 An integrated model driven by agent-based water end-use forecasting to evaluate the performance of water and wastewater pipeline systems, Liu, Y.H., Sun, F. and Lauzon, K., China
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7.5 Exploring greenfield water sensitive options with the integrated planning-support model UrbanBEATS, Bach, P., McCarthy, D.T. and Deletic, A., Australia
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Session 8 - Plant-Wide Modelling

8.1 Validation of a multi-phase plant-wide model for the description of the aeration system in a WWTP, Lizarralde, I., Fernández-Arévalo, T., Beltrán, S., Ayesa, E. and Grau, P., Spain
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8.2 Conceptual design and comparative assessment of WWTP layouts based on plant-wide model simulations, Fernández-Arévalo, T., Lizarralde, I., Pérez-Elvira, S.I., Garrido, J.M., Puig, S., Poch, M., Grau, P. and Ayesa, E., Spain
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8.3 Plant-wide modelling of N and P removal with aerobic and anoxic-aerobic digestion of waste sludge, Ikumi, D., Vogts, M., Ekama, G. and Brouckaert, C., South Africa
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8.4 A benchmark simulation model to describe plant-wide phosphorus transformations in WWTP, Flores-Alsina, X., Ikumi, D., Kazadi-Mbamba, C., Solon, K., Tait, S., Brouckaert, C., Ekama, G., Batstone, D., Jeppsson, U. and Gernaey, K., Denmark
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8.5 Modelling real-time control of WWTP influent flow feeding based on scarce data, Kroll, S., Dirckx, G., Weemaes, M. and Willems, P., Belgium
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Session 9 - IUWM 2

9.1 A risk-based approach to wastewater treatment plant cost-effective permitting, Meng, F., Fu, G. and Butler, D., China
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9.2 An integrated scheme for wastewater services: Environmental implications form a big data perspective, Wang, X. and Liu, J., China
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9.3 System-wide benchmark simulation model for integrated analysis of urban wastewater systems, Saagi, R., Flores-Alsona, X., Gernaey, K. and Jeppsson, U., Sweden
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9.4 An integrated approach to the modelling of the use of iron salts in urban water systems, Sharma, K., Guo, L., Pikaar, I., Keller, J., Yuan, Z. and Sun, J., Australia
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Session 10 - System Assessment

10.1 Modelling, design and evaluation of a continuous poiseuille flow struvite seed crystallizer, Burns, M., Schneider, P. and Natividad-Marin, L., Australia
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10.2 Explaining wastewater recycling performance through qualitative comparative analysis (QCA), Kunz, N., Fischer, M., Ingold, K. and Hering, J., Switzerland
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10.3 iCFD modeling of final settlers - developing consistent and effective simulation model structures, Guyonvarch, E., Ramin, E., Kulahci, M. and Plósz, B., Denmark
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10.4 Aeration system modelling - Case studies from three full-scale wastewater treatment plants, Arnell, M. and Jeppsson, U., Sweden
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Session 11 - IUWM 3

11.1 Calibration and evaluation of predictive accuracy of a (micro)pollutant influent generator, Snip, L.J.P., Flores-Alsina, X., Aymerich, I., Corominas, Ll., Plósz, B.Gy., Jeppsson, U. and Gernaey, K.V., Denmark
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11.2 SWMM-based daily substance flow analysis for urban drainage system: A case study in Northern Kunming, Huang, H., Zeng, S., Dong, X., and Du, P., China
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11.3 Incorporating hydraulic criteria into a water mass balance model for optimal operations, Broad, D., McIver, D., Duncker, A., Dandy, G. and McMichael, S., Australia
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11.4 Technical and economic analysis of wastewater treatment plants in China, Chen, X., Dong, X. and Zeng, S., China
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Session 12 - System Analysis and Data Management

12.1 Leveraging big data for intelligent, utility management, Wong, G., United States
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12.2 Knowledge discovery from household smart water meters: A customer segmentation case study, Cardell-Oliver, R. and Wang, J., Australia
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12.3 Steady-state analysis and design of activated sludge processes including compressive settling, Diehl, S., Zambrano, J. and Carlsson, B., Sweden
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12.4 The statistical description of model bias as a method to account for model structure errors, Villez, K., Del Giudice, D., Neumann, M. and Rieckermann, J., Switzerland
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Session 13 - Process Modelling 1

13.1 Modelling green microalgal growth, nutrient uptake and storage in the ASM framework, Wágner, DS., Valverde-Pérez, B., Sæbø, M., de la Sotilla, MB., Van Wagenen, J., Smets, B.F. and Plósz, B Gy., Denmark
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13.2 Nutrient recovery treatment train set-up using a new model library and global sensitivity analysis, Vaneeckhaute, C., Claeys, F., Belia, E., Meers, E., Tack, F.M.G. and Vanrolleghem, P.A., Canada
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13.3 Modelling metocean processes and interactions on the gold coast for recycled water release planning, Hollingsworth, A., Symonds, A., Schmied, L., Mortensen, S., Hibberd, W., Baker, K. and Capati, G., Australia
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13.4 Towards improved accuracy in modelling aeration efficiency by accounting for bubble size distribution dynamics, Amaral, A., Bellandi, G., Mortier, S., Neves, R. and Nopens, I., Belgium
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13.5 The fouling phenomena in membrane bioreactors: A comparison of different mathematical modelling approaches, Mannina, G., Italy
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Session 14 - Sensors and Monitoring

14.1 Sensor fault detection methods applied on dissolved oxygen sensors at a full scale WWTP, Andersson, S. and Hallgren, F., Sweden
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14.2 Detecting anomalous air flow-ammonia load ratios, using gaussian process regression, Samuelsson, O., Zambrano, J., Björk, A., Chistiakova, T. and Carlsson, B., Sweden
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14.3 Qualitative trend analysis for fault detection in batch processes, Villez, K. and Habermacher, J., Switzerland
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14.4 Fault detection of DO sensors subject to possible clogging, Zambrano, J. and Carlsson, B., Sweden
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14.5 Investigation of tuning of a fuzzy-logic controller for biological wastewater treatment systems, Boiocchi, R., Gernaey, K. and Sin, G., Denmark
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Session 15 - Process Modelling 2

15.1 Simulation and optimization of an airlift recirculation A/O - MBR using CFD with PIV validation, Yang, M., Yuan, X., Xu, R., Luo, N., Yu, D., Wei, Y. and Fan, Y., China
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15.2 Model-based selection of the best viable operational strategy for a full scale MBR, Rodriguez-Roda, I., Gabarrón, S., Dalmau, M., Monlcús, H., Mamo, J., Porro, J. and Comas, J., Spain
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15.3 Study of the simulation and optimization of DNBF applied for wastewater reclamation plant, Shi, H. and Zou, Z., China
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15.4 Upgrading the Stonecutters Island chemically enhanced primary sewage treatment works, Ho, KM., Gerges, H., Lau, S., Pickles, D. and Greenfield, P., Hong Kong, China
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Session 16 - Modelling of Alternative Treatment Systems and Water Environment

16.1 Modelling aquatic ecosystem health: The changing role of prediction, Hipsey, M.R., Australia
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16.2 Capitalised amenity value of urban stream rehabilitation in Perth, Australia, Polyakov, M., Zhang, F., Fogarty, J. and Pandit, R., Australia
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16.3 Spatio-temporal modelling of filter cake formation in membrane bioreactors, Naessens, W., Ghijs, M., Baetens, J. and Nopens, I., Belgium
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16.4 Recommendations for performance evaluation of maturation ponds, Li, M., Xie, J., Sheludchenko, M., Melvin, S., Padovan, A., Lei, L, Zhang, H., Lemckert, C., Roiko, A. and Stratton, H., Australia
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Poster Presentations

P.01 Dissolved oxygen deviation control - Full-scale experiments at Henriksdal wastewater treatment plant, Åmand, L., Carlsson, B. and Laurell, C. Sweden
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P.02 Improvement of Chl-a modeling accuracy in the Nakdong River, Korea considering multiple algal groups, Bae, S., Seo, D. and Kim, J. Korea, Republic of
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P.03 Outcomes of enhanced biological phosphorus removal and reduced aeration and chemical input, Brice, R. and Brian, K., Australia
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P.04 Expanding cross-site synthesis of lake energy budgets through a global lake modelling collaboration, Bruce, L., Frassl, M., Read, J. and Hipsey, M., Australia
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P.05 Analyses of activated sludge processes consisting of a plug-flow reactor and a non-ideal settler, Carlsson, B., Diehl, S. and Zambrano, J., Sweden
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P.06 Life cycle assessment as decision support tool for development of resource recovery technology, Fang, L.L., Valverde-Pérez, B., Damgaard, A., Plósz, B. Gy. and
Rygaard, M., Denmark
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P.07 The Büger-Diehl Model: The right integrator for the right model, Garneau C., Diehl S., Torfs E., Bürger R., Claeys F.A., Nopens I. and Vanrolleghem P.A., Canada
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P.08 Automatic generation of a symbolic Jacobian of non-linear equations, Garneau, C., Claeys, F.H.A and Vanrolleghem, P.A., Canada
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P.09 Synergy effects of low impact development and urban drainage systems on urban flooding, Guo, H., Dong, X. and Zeng, S., China
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P.10 Environmental benefits to society and sustainability aspects of wastewater treatment processes, Hadjimichael, A., Morera, S., Weijers, S., Corominas, L. and Comas, J., Spain
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P.11 Stochastic greybox modeling of an alternating activated sludge process, Halvgaard, R., Munk-Nielsen, T., Tychsen, P., Grum, M. and Madsen, H., Denmark
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P.12 Predicting biogas production rate with black/grey-box-models based on artificially produced dataset, Hien, S. and Hansen, J., Luxemborg
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P.13 Development of prediction system of urban runoff to assist treatment system design and operation, Koo, Y. and Seo, D., Korea, Republic of
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P.14 Simulation of phage dynamics in complex wastewater treatment systems, Krysiak-Baltyn, K., Martin, G., Stickland, A., Scales, P. and Gras, S.. Australia
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P.15 Carbon audit and cost analysis of an innovated wastewater resourcing system by process simulation, Li, B., Qiu, Y. and Shi, H.C., China
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P.16 CFD modelling of liquid-gas transfer processes for dissolved air flotation technology, Lizarralde, I., Sesma-Pardo, I., Peral, J., Arruabarrena, I., Amores, J., Grau, P., Rivas, A., Ayesa, E. and Larraona, G.S., Spain
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P.17 Nitrite estimation in nitrified urine by UV spectroscopy of weak nitrite/nitrate absorbance peaks, Mašić, A., Santos, A.T.L., Hess, A., Thürlimann, C., Etter, B., Udert, K.M. and Villez, K., Switzerland
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P.18 Importance of lifespan of sewer systems when estimating environmental impacts using a life cycle, Morera, S., Comas, J., Remy, Ch. and Corominas, Ll., Spain
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P.19 Integrated environmental impact risk assessment system (iEIRAS) for agricultural chemical influence, Murakami, K. and Inoue-Kohama, A. Japan
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P.20 Coupling desalination to reservoir operation to reduce the dependence on streamflow forecasts, Ng, T.L., Yang, P. and Bhushan, R., Hong Kong
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P.21 The amenity value of water sensitive urban infrastructure: A case study of rain gardens, Polyakov, M., Iftekhar, S., Zhang, F. and Fogarty, J., Australia
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P.22 Modelling the water metabolism of cities, Renouf, M.A., Kenway, S.J., Low Choy, D. and Serrao-Neumann, S., Australia
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P.23 The impact of energy tariffs on the operation of water resource recovery facilities, Rieger, L., Aymerich, I., Rosso, D., Sobhani, R., Schraa, O., Rodriguez-Roda, I. and Corominas, L., Canada
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P.24 A robust calibration methodology of wastewater treatment models based on Markov Chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) algorithms,Sainz, M., Odriozola, J., Fernández-Arévalo, T., Larrea, L. and Ayesa, E., Spain
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P.25 Model validation of nutrient precipitation using bench-scale reactor, Schneider, P., Pace, K., Kirsten, E. and Natividad, L., Australia
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P.26 CFD In water systems, Strongin, M., United States
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P.27 Control structure design for an EBP2R process operated as a sequencing batch reactor, Valverde Pérez, B., Fuentes Martínez, JM., Flores Alsina, X., Wágner, DS., Gernaey, KV., Huusom, JK. and Plósz, B Gy., Denmark
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P.28 Maximization of biohydrogen production using an output-feedback controller, Vargas, A., Mexico
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P.29 Optimizing observability and redundancy by means of globally optimal measurement selection, Villez, K., Vanrolleghem, P. and Corominas, L., Switzerland
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P.30 A systematic analysis of risks to the sustainable operation of non-potable urban water schemes, West, C., Kenway, S. and Yuan, Z., Australia
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P.31 Assessment of pond system performance in microbial water quality, Xie, G., Li, M., Sheludchenko, M., Melvin, S., Kozak, S., Padovan, A., Kelly, K., Dunn, P., Zhang, H., Lemckert, C., Stratton, H. and Roiko, A., Australia
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P.32 Simulation and design optimization of MBBR process for the improvement of municipal WWTP, Xiong, T., Qiu, Y. and Shi, H., China
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