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Type: Artigo
Title: Planning and operation of large-scale water distribution systems with preemptive priorities
Author: BARROS, Mario T. L.
ZAMBON, Renato C.
BARBOSA, Paulo S. F.
YEH, William W. -G.
Abstract: This paper describes the development of an optimization model for the management and operation of a large-scale, multireservoir water supply distribution system with preemptive priorities. The model considers multiobjectives and hedging rules. During periods of drought, when water supply is insufficient to meet the planned demand, appropriate rationing factors are applied to reduce water supply. In this paper, a water distribution system is formulated as a network and solved by the GAMS modeling system for mathematical programming and optimization. A user-friendly interface is developed to facilitate the manipulation of data and to generate graphs and tables for decision makers. The optimization model and its interface form a decision support system (DSS), which can be used to configure a water distribution system to facilitate capacity expansion and reliability studies. Several examples are presented to demonstrate the utility and versatility of the developed DSS under different supply and demand scenarios, including applications to one of the largest water supply systems in the world, the Sao Paulo Metropolitan Area Water Supply Distribution System in Brazil
Subject: Água - Distribuição
Country: Estados Unidos
Editor: American Society of Civil Engineers
Rights: Fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9496(2008)134:3(247)
Date Issue: 2008
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