WIT Press


Potential Use Of Expert Systems And Optimisation Techniques In Water Resources Planning

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/WP990561

Volume

33

Pages

7

Published

1999

Size

671 kb

Author(s)

M.A. Yurdusev, M.L. Froukh and D.G. Jamieson

Abstract

When supplying water to the community, the water industry needs to consider new resource developments in addition to the demand management activities and improving existing water supply system. This stems not only from the growing demand but also the drought experienced in several countries. At the same time, it has to minimise, if not improve, the impacts to the environment by giving utmost attention to the possible environmental implications of the resource developments. The aim of this study is to demonstrate the potential use of expert systems and optimisation techniques in the planning of resource developments. The objective is to minimise the total discounted cost including environmental costs of meet

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