Sensor Placement in Municipal Water Networks with Temporal Integer Programming Models

  title={Sensor Placement in Municipal Water Networks with Temporal Integer Programming Models},
  author={Jonathan W. Berry and William E. Hart and Cynthia A. Phillips and James G. Uber and Jean-Paul Watson},
  journal={Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management},
We present a mixed-integer programming (MIP) formulation for sensor placement optimization in municipal water distribution systems that includes the temporal characteristics of contamination events and their impacts. Typical network water quality simulations track contaminant concentration and movement over time, computing contaminant concentration time series for each junction. Given this information, we can compute the impact of a contamination event over time and determine affected locations… 

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