Sewage Systems Articles

  • Operational decision support system for large combined sewage systems: Lisbon/Tagus estuary case study

    Managing combined sewage systems in large cities discharging to coastal waters, often bearing recreational activities, remains a challenge. Studying the impacts of such discharges requires the development of specific models. Hydrodynamic and water quality modelling of coastal waters employs numerical methods and algorithms, leading to the design of complex models which require expert use. The ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Low cost sewerage systems in Tegucigalpa

    In 1995, statistics showed that about 150 peri-urban communities (279,000 persons) in Teguciagalpa lacked access to proper sanitation. The inconveniences of traditional latrines were unbearable for the community, thus they requested support from the Executive Unit for Settlement in Development (UEBD) for the construction of sewage system. Based on community demand for better sanitary ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Mounting stresses, failing states

    After a half-century of forming new states from former colonies and from the breakup of the Soviet Union, the international community is today focusing on the disintegration of states. The term “failing state” has entered our working vocabulary only during the last decade or so, but these countries are now an integral part of the international political landscape. In the past, governments have ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Solid at offers remote WEB/GMS/GPRS monitoring solution case study

    Solid’s SmartScan® 50 provides noncontact, maintenance free ultrasonic solution with remote monitoring for problem prevention and effective sewer management in one of Israel's wastewater plants. The Problems Holon municipality sewage system, located in the center of Israel, is an old underground network. The wastewater collection system consists of buried pipelines which ...

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