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Project 1 - Development of intelligent water network - a case study for one of Australia’s fastest urban growth areas

Submissions are now being accepted. Submissions close at midnight 28 February 2020 (AEDT).

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This form is for applications stipend scholarships for the graduate research project Project 1 - Development of intelligent water network- a case study for one of Australia’s fastest urban growth areas. The project will be supervised by Associate Professor Ashok Sharma.

Project summary

Challenges facing the Victorian water corporations in maintaining safe and resilient water supplies, include population growth, aging infrastructure, customer expectations and climate change network devices that provide intelligence, communication systems and digital metering that can ultimately enable cost-effective asset management investment decisions.

More specifically, algorithms will be developed to:

  • identify water usage signatory information utilise Big Data management
  • explore system operation in terms of water balance
  • implement Information and Communications Technology (ICT) including remote sensing technologies

Required disciplinary knowledge

  • Water engineering and Big Data management.
  • Intelligent Water Network supported by sensors and smart meters.



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