Discover the Editor's Choice: From each issue of the leading journal, Water Science & Technology the core team of editors will select one outstanding paper to make Open Access and share across IWA Publishing platforms. 

IWA Publishing is pleased to announce that the 13th Editor's Choice paper, selected by Leiv Rieger, is now Open Access: 

Improving operational management of wastewater systes. A case study

A. Pereira, J. L. S. Pinho, R. Faria, J. M. P. Vieira, C. Costa

Water Science & Technology, August 2019; Vol.80 (1): 173-183

DOI: https://doi.org/10.2166/wst.2019.264

Why was this paper selected as the Editor's Choice? 

This paper presents a case study applying innovative digital tools to support the operation of urban water systems. It shows the transition from using numerical models in an off-line setup, the classic usage, to applying these models on-line for supporting daily operation. The benefits are nicely described in three very practical examples ranging from a better understanding of infiltration to detecting illegal dischargers and improved operation of pumping stations. In my opinion, this is the way to go!

Leiv Rieger, Editor.

 

 

 

 

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