Session 4B: Optimal strategic water network planning considering cost, resilience, network performance and business riske - Christina Chiu, Arcadis, Optimatics & Southern Water


Arcadis, Optimatics and Southern Water developed a novel methodology to improve the strategic planning process for water supply networks – generally an iterative a manual process. This project aimed to find the ‘optimal’ asset plans for a supply zone considering multiple objectives: capital expenditure, operational expenditure, water quality, ODI’s and resilience.