Optimal combined operation of production and barrier wells for the control of saltwater intrusion in coastal groundwater well fields
Sreekanth, J., and Datta, Bithin (2011) Optimal combined operation of production and barrier wells for the control of saltwater intrusion in coastal groundwater well fields. Desalination and Water Treatment, 32 (1-3). pp. 72-78.
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This study develops a methodology based on simulation-optimization to derive optimal combined operation plans for the management of production and barrier wells in a coastal aquifer in order to ensure the sustainable use of the fresh water resource. A numerical model for the simulation of saltwater intrusion process, a neural network based meta-model and a multi-objective genetic algorithm are used in a linked simulation-optimization approach to develop the management model. The pumping strategies derived using the management model was found to be effective in finding optimal and sustainable operation strategies for coastal well fields by controlling saltwater intrusion.
|Item Type:||Article (Refereed Research - C1)|
|Keywords:||optimization; groundwater; coastal aquifer|
|FoR Codes:||09 ENGINEERING > 0905 Civil Engineering > 090509 Water Resources Engineering @ 50%|
09 ENGINEERING > 0907 Environmental Engineering > 090799 Environmental Engineering not elsewhere classified @ 50%
|SEO Codes:||96 ENVIRONMENT > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960999 Land and Water Management of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||29 Mar 2012 09:19|
|Last Modified:||18 Oct 2013 01:28|
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