• Application of Artificial Neural Network model to forecast runoff for Waikato river catchment 

      Zheng, Zhimin; Mahmood, Babar (2018-05)
      As we know that over the past decade or so the Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques (e.g. ANN - Artificial Neural Network & FIS - Fuzzy Interference System) have been used as an alternative modelling tools in water ...
    • Changes to water resources resulting from sea level rise and climate change 

      Tutulic, Marija R.; Shamseldin, Asaad; De Costa, Gregory (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research, 2015-07)
      This paper highlights investigation and the impacts of the changes in groundwater table caused by sea level rise due to climate change in Whaiwhetu Aquifer, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. The aquifer is located in coastal zone ...
    • Comparison of planning and consenting procedures for water resources projects in Sri Lanka and New Zealand 

      Fernando, Achela; Werellagame, Induka B. (Zhongguo shui li shui dian chu ban she, 2008-11)
      This paper compares and contrasts dam & reservoir water resources development projects between a developing and a developed country taking into consideration the drivers, approval processes, potential conflicts among ...
    • The effect of the raingauge distribution on stormwater models 

      Cooper, M.R.; Fernando, Achela (The Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. and the International Association for Mathematics and Computers in Simulation, 2009-07)
      It is well known that the accurate representation of spatial variation of rainfall within a catchment is important in achieving reliable outcomes from stormwater models. Various guidelines recommend different densities of ...
    • Exploring changes in Nitrate contamination in the coastal and Hautere zone Aquifer Wellington New Zealand 

      Wanigasekera, Deepthi Jayatha Dias-; De Costa, Gregory; Worden, John; Wanigasekera, Beatrice Dias- (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), 2013)
      Fifteen years of groundwater quality monitoring in the Kapiti Coast by the local authority in Wellington, New Zealand, has identified an area of elevated nitrate concentrations in the Te Horo area, with some monitoring ...
    • A hybrid stormwater management system for a residential development : an experience 

      Shane, S.; Mahmood, Babar (2017-05)
      Managing stormwater runoff involves controlling the quantity and quality of runoff to mitigate adverse effects on receiving environment. Stormwater runoff can be managed by implementing stormwater management systems that ...
    • Loss of land surface resulting from sea level rise and climate change 

      Tutulic, Marija R.; Shamseldin, Asaad; De Costa, Gregory (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research, 2015-07)
      The sea level rise in the Wellington Region has been studied recently and results have been presented in the report Sea-level variability and trends: Wellington Region (Bell and Hannah, 2012). In the last 100 years the sea ...
    • Pluvial Urbanism 

      Bradbury, Matthew (Centre for Water Sensitive Cities, 2013)
      Waterfronts are a critical site for urban redevelopment in the early 21st century. However many waterfront sites have serious environmental problems, especially the management of contaminated stormwater, which contemporary ...
    • River flow forecasting using gene expression programming models 

      Fernando, Achela; Shamseldin, Asaad; Abrahart, Robert (2012-07)
      River flow forecasting models provide an essential tool to manage water resources, address problems associated with both excesses and deficits, and to find suitable solutions. With changing climate and environmental ...
    • Sea level rise impact on underground freshwater lens : a case study 

      Tiareti, A. A.; Mahmood, Babar (Water New Zealand (WNZ), 2019-09-18)
      Sea-water intrusion is a growing environmental concern for communities that live along the coastal line and rely on local aquifers/fresh water reserves to meet their water supply & demand. The rising sea level is likely ...
    • Simplified model forecasting changes to groundwater table and land lost due to sea level rise 

      Li, Jiannan; De Costa, Gregory; Phillips, David (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), 2016-08)
      It is well known that climate change is causing sea levels to change worldwide. This sea level increase is causing loss of land and changes to water table in coastal zones. There are sophisticated models such as ARCGIS, ...
    • Simplified model to estimate impact on coastal water resources and loss of shore line land due to climate change and sea level rise 

      Ogunililusi, A.; De Costa, Gregory (International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR), 2017-08)
      This paper presents a review of past to current observations in the study of climate change and sea-level rise. It appraised the relationship between climate change and sea-level rise, and other drivers on the climate ...
    • Study on water sustainability in Tahiti 

      Terai, P.; De Costa, Gregory; Mahmood, Babar (2014-12)
      With an overall huge amount of water available in Tahiti, we might think that future generations have no reason to worry; however, this is not reflecting the real aspect of water availability in each district. By analysing ...
    • Use of GIS to rationalise pressure in water supply systems 

      Fernando, Achela; Zhang, Xiujuan; Brown, N. (Tour Hosts Pty Ltd, 2007)
      Water is a valuable resource needing conservation. Excessive water pressure in water distribution systems causes leakages leading to substantial losses of treated water. It also places additional strain on networks reducing ...
    • Use of hydraulic modelling to aid decision making in the management of Oakley Creek 

      Fernando, Achela; Gebreselasie, Bruck; Capiral, Jacinto (International Environmental Modelling and Software Society, 2010-07)
      This paper presents how a hydrodynamic Modelling study can be used to maximise the collective efforts from the stakeholders to enhance the protection of a riparian environment. A hydraulic model of a sensitive part of the ...