# Optimization of Water Distribution Network Design Using Differential Evolution

@article{Vasan2010OptimizationOW, title={Optimization of Water Distribution Network Design Using Differential Evolution}, author={A. Vasan and Slobodan P. Simonovic}, journal={Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management}, year={2010}, volume={136}, pages={279-287} }

The paper describes the development of a DENET computer model that involves the application of an evolutionary optimization technique, differential evolution, linked to the hydraulic simulation solver, EPANET, for optimal design of water distribution networks. A model is formulated with the objective of minimizing cost and this formulation is applied to two benchmark water distribution system optimization problems—New York water supply system and Hanoi water distribution network. The study…

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