Real-time control (RTC) of urban drainage systems has been proven useful as a means to reduce pollution by combined sewer overflow discharges. So far, RTC has been investigated mainly with a sole focus on water quantity aspects. However, as measurement techniques for pollution of wastewater are advancing, pollution-based RTC might be of increasing interest. For example, turbidity data sets from an extensive measurement programme in two Paris catchments allow a detailed investigation of the benefits of using pollution-based data for RTC. This paper exemplifies this, comparing pollution-based RTC with flow-based RTC. Results suggest that pollution-based RTC indeed has some potential, particularly when measurements of water-quality characteristics are readily available.
Research Article|June 01 2011
Real-time control of sewer systems using turbidity measurements
1Université Paris-Est, Cereve, UMR-MA-102, AgroParisTech, 6 et 8 avenue Blaise Pascal – Cité Descartes, 77455 Champs-sur-Marne Cedex 2, France E-mail: email@example.com
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Water Sci Technol (2011) 63 (11): 2628-2632.
C. Lacour, M. Schütze; Real-time control of sewer systems using turbidity measurements. Water Sci Technol 1 June 2011; 63 (11): 2628–2632. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2011.159
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