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Rainwater harvesting in Greater Sydney : water savings, reliability and economic benefits
Abstract Due to greater environmental awareness and mandatory water restrictions in many Australian cities, rainwater tanks have become popular in recent years. This paper investigates the waterExpand
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Reliability analysis of rainwater tanks in Melbourne using daily water balance model
With the aim of developing a comprehensive decision support tool for the performance analysis and design of rainwater tanks, a simple spreadsheet based daily water balance model was developed usingExpand
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Sustainability of rainwater harvesting systems in multistorey residential buildings
Problem statement: The urban water supply systems in Australian large cities, which generally depend on large surface water reservoirs, are highly stressed due to rapid urban growth and severeExpand
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Optimisation of rainwater tank design from large roofs: A case study in Melbourne, Australia
Rainwater tanks for larger roof areas need optimisation of tank size, which is often not carried out before installation of these tanks. This paper presents a case study of rainwater tank evaluationExpand
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A study on selection of probability distributions for at-site flood frequency analysis in Australia
The most direct method of design flood estimation is at-site flood frequency analysis, which relies on a relatively long period of recorded streamflow data at a given site. Selection of anExpand
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Rainwater harvesting potential for southwest Nigeria using daily water balance model
Abstract For the performance analysis and design of rainwater tanks, a simple spreadsheet based daily water balance model was developed using daily rainfall data, contributing roof area, rainfallExpand
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Parameters affecting the performance of a low cost solar still
This study aims at developing a low cost technique to be used in rural and coastal areas for converting saline water into potable water using solar energy. A triangular solar still (TrSS) was,Expand
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Recycled construction and demolition materials in permeable pavement systems: geotechnical and hydraulic characteristics
Abstract Permeable pavements are increasingly being used as urban stormwater management systems. Permeable pavement systems enable stormwater to infiltrate through the pavement surface and into theExpand
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Evaluation of Interface Shear Strength Properties of Geogrid-Reinforced Construction and Demolition Materials Using a Modified Large-Scale Direct Shear Testing Apparatus
AbstractThe interface shear strength properties of geogrid-reinforced construction and demolition (C&D) aggregates were determined using a modified large scale direct shear test (DST) apparatus.Expand
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Multiple regression and Artificial Neural Network for long-term rainfall forecasting using large scale climate modes
Summary In this study, the application of Artificial Neural Networks (ANN) and Multiple regression analysis (MR) to forecast long-term seasonal spring rainfall in Victoria, Australia was investigatedExpand
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