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  • Considering the mutual dependence of pulse duration and intensity in models for generating residential water demand 

    Creaco, Enrico; Farmani, Raziyeh; Kapelan, Zoran; Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia, Lydia S.; Savic, Dragan (American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), 2015-11-01)
    The aim of this paper is to analyze the effects of considering the mutual dependence of the pulse duration and intensity inside water demand generation models that operate with a high temporal resolution, i.e., 1 s time ...
  • Correlation or not correlation? This is the question in modeling residential water demand pulses 

    Creaco, Enrico; Farmani, Raziyeh; Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia, Lydia S.; Buchberger, Steven G.; Kapelan, Zoran; Savić, Dragan (Elsevier, 2015-01-01)
    © 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. This paper presents a comparison of two different modelling approaches for the generation of residential water demand pulses as Poisson processes. Both approaches are able to ...
  • Delivering a multi-functional and resilient urban forest 

    Hale, James D.; Pugh, Thomas A.M.; Sadler, Jon P.; Boyko, Christopher T.; Brown, Julie; Caputo, Silvio; Caserio, Maria; Coles, Richard; Farmani, Raziyeh; Hales, Chantal; Horsey, Russell; Hunt, Dexter V.L.; Leach, Joanne M.; Rogers, Chris D.F.; MacKenzie, A. Rob (MDPI, 2015-01-01)
    © 2015 by the authors; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. Tree planting is widely advocated and applied in urban areas, with large-scale projects underway in cities globally. Numerous potential benefits are used to justify ...
  • Forecasting domestic water consumption from smart meter readings using statistical methods and artificial neural networks 

    Walker, David J.; Creaco, Enrico; Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia, Lydia S.; Farmani, Raziyeh; Kapelan, Zoran; Savić, Dragan (Elsevier, 2015-01-01)
    © 2015 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. This paper presents an artificial neural network-based model of domestic water consumption. The model is based on real-world data collected from smart meters, and represents ...
  • Hierarchical decomposition of water distribution systems for background leakage assessment 

    Diao, K.; Guidolin, Michele; Fu, Guangtao; Farmani, Raziyeh; Butler, David (Elsevier, 2014-01-01)
    This study applies hierarchical decomposition to solve the background leakage control-oriented optimal design problem for the C-Town distribution system. Specifically, the system is first divided into 33 clusters organized ...
  • Hierarchical decomposition of water distribution systems for background leakage assessment 

    Diao, K.; Guidolin, Michele; Fu, Guangtao; Farmani, Raziyeh; Butler, David (Elsevier, 2014)
    This study applies hierarchical decomposition to solve the background leakage control-oriented optimal design problem for the C-Town distribution system. Specifically, the system is first divided into 33 clusters organized ...
  • The Local Nexus Network: exploring the future of localised food systems and their energy and water supply 

    Cottee, Julian; López-Avilés, Alma; Behzadian, Kourosh; Bradley, David; Butler, David; Downing, Clare; Farmani, Raziyeh; Ingram, John; Leach, Matthew; Pike, Andy; De Propris, Lisa; Purvis, Laura; Robinson, Pamela; Yang, Aidong (University of Exeter, 2016)
    The Local Nexus Network is addressing the intersection of two important emerg-ing research areas, re-distributed manufacturing and the food-energy-water nex-us. It is an on-going initiative which aims to develop an ...
  • Methods for preserving duration-intensity correlation on synthetically generated water-demand pulses 

    Creaco, Enrico; Alvisi, Stefano; Farmani, Raziyeh; Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia, Lydia S.; Franchini, Marco; Kapelan, Zoran; Savic, Dragan (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2016-02-01)
    © 2015 American Society of Civil Engineers. This paper proposes the application of three different methods for preserving the correlation between duration and intensity of synthetically generated water-demand pulses. The ...
  • A new approach to urban water management: Safe and Sure 

    Butler, David; Farmani, Raziyeh; Fu, Guangtao; Ward, Sarah; Diao, K.; Astaraie-Imani, Maryam (Elsevier, 2014)
    This paper introduces a new approach to water management that is 'Safe & SuRe'. This includes presenting a conceptual framework to link the emerging threats of climate change and variability, rapid urbanization and population ...
  • Preserving duration-intensity correlation on synthetically generated water demand pulses 

    Creaco, Enrico; Alvisi, Stefano; Farmani, Raziyeh; Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia, Lydia S.; Franchini, Marco; Kapelan, Zoran; Savic, Dragan (Elsevier, 2015-01-01)
    © 2013 The Authors. Published by Elsevier Ltd. This paper proposes the application of three different methods for preserving the correlation between duration and intensity of synthetically generated water demand pulses. ...
  • Reliability indicators for water distribution system design: comparison 

    Atkinson, Stuart; Farmani, Raziyeh; Memon, Fayyaz; Butler, David (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2014-01-15)
    When designing a water distribution system (WDS), it is imperative that the reliability of the network is taken into consideration. It is possible to directly evaluate the reliability of a WDS, although the calculation ...
  • Scenario archetypes: converging rather than diverging themes 

    Hunt, Dexter V.L.; Lombardi, D. Rachel; Atkinson, Stuart; Barber, Austin R.G.; Barnes, Matthew; Boyko, Christopher T.; Brown, Julie; Bryson, John; Butler, David; Caputo, Silvio; Caserio, Maria; Coles, Richard; Cooper, Rachel F.D.; Farmani, Raziyeh; Gaterell, Mark; Hale, James; Hales, Chantal; Hewitt, C. Nicholas; Jankovic, Lubo; Jefferson, I.; Leach, J.; MacKenzie, A. Rob; Memon, Fayyaz; Sadker, Jon P.; Weingaertner, Carina; Whyatt, J. Duncan; Rogers, Chris D.F. (2012)
    Future scenarios provide challenging, plausible and relevant stories about how the future could unfold. Urban Futures (UF) research has identified a substantial set (>450) of seemingly disparate scenarios published over ...
  • Scenario-based sustainable water management and urban regeneration 

    Farmani, Raziyeh; Butler, David; Hunt, Dexter V.L.; Memon, Fayyaz; Abdelmeguid, Hossam; Ward, Sarah; Rogers, Chris D.F. (ICE Publishing, 2012)
    Deployable output (source availability) from water resources in north west England is predicted to decrease over the next 25 years. Alternative supply management strategies are planned to help avoid a deficit in the ...
  • Urban futures and the code for sustainable homes 

    Hunt, Dexter V.L.; Lombardi, D. Rachel; Farmani, Raziyeh; Jefferson, I.; Memon, Fayyaz; Butler, David; Rogers, Chris D.F. (ICE Publishing, 2012)
    A 6?6 ha (66 000 m2) regeneration site, commonly referred to as Luneside East, is to be turned from a run down, economically under-achieving area of Lancaster, UK, into a new, distinctive, vibrant, sustainable quarter of ...
  • A web-based platform for water efficient households 

    Kossieris, P.; Kozanis, S.; Hashmi, A.; Katsiri, E.; Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia, Lydia S.; Farmani, Raziyeh; Makropoulos, C.; Savic, Dragan (Elsevier, 2014)
    The advent of ICT services on water sector offers new perspective towards sustainable water management. This paper presents an innovative web-based platform, targeting primarily the household end-users. The platform enables ...