Banafsheh Zahraie

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Disposal of about 1750tons of solid wastes per day is the result of a rapid population growth in the province of Khuzestan in the south west of Iran. Most of these wastes, especially hospital solid wastes which have contributed to the pollution of the environment in the study area, are not properly managed considering environmental standards and(More)
The ecosystem health of rivers downstream of dams is among the issues that has become focus of attention of many researchers particularly in the recent years. This paper aims to deal with the question, how the environmental health of a river ecosystem can be addressed in water resources planning and management studies. In this study, different parameters(More)
  This paper investigates a novel simulation-optimization (S-O) framework for identifying optimal treatment levels and treatment processes for multiple wastewater dischargers to rivers. A commonly used water quality simulation model, Qual2K, was linked to a Genetic Algorithm optimization model for exploration of relevant fuzzy objective-function(More)
Safekeeping of drinking water supply makes efficient risk management necessary for urban water systems as an important infrastructure. Before decision making about possible risk reduction measures, an effective risk assessment model should be applied to analyze different hazard events that water utilities may face them. In other hand, the World Health(More)
Recent advancements in various structural systems have made the selection of the appropriate structural system for a specific project a challenging decision making process. This process involves different economic and technical criteria representing the availability of experienced technicians and engineers and necessary machinery and construction materials.(More)
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