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When you attend GeoAdvice educational courses, you will earn valuable CEU credits while learning to:

  • Build hydraulic and hydrologic models
  • Run static and dynamic simulations
  • Review modeling results
  • Compare model predictions with field data
  • Integrate GIS/CAD/SCADA/CIS data into model
  • Customize model database
  • Create multiple operational scenarios
  • Perform specialized analyses
  • Share information with other applications


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GeoAdvice Engineering Inc.
Unit 203, 2502 St. Johns Street
Port Moody, BC
V3H 2B4
Canada

Phone: (604) 931-0550
Fax: (604) 931-0580
info@geoadvice.com
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Your model will only be as accurate as the field data you provided. GeoAdvice has developed a set of modeling standards and best practices that will be used throughout the project.

Below is a partial list of papers written by GeoAdvice staff and published in journals, conference proceedings and research papers. To obtain an electronic copy of a paper listed below, please call (604) 931-0550 or e-mail us at training@geoadvice.com.

List of Publications

de Schaetzen, W., Chartier, Greg: Do You Know the Hydraulic and Criticality Conditions of Your Water Distribution Mains? A Case Study with the City of Saskatoon, SK. The British Columbia Water and Waste Association Annual Conference, Penticton, BC, Canada, April 2009.

de Schaetzen, W., Vlieg, Gary: Model Development, Calibration and analysis of the City of Langley Sewer Collection System. The British Columbia Water and Waste Association Annual Conference, Penticton, BC, Canada, April 2009.

Yamini, H., Lence, B. J: Probability analysis due to water quality failure in water distribution pipes. ASCE Annual Conference, 8 th Annual Water Distribution System Symposium, Cincinnati, USA, 2006. In press, 2006.

Yamini, H., Lence, B. J.: Probability analysis due to internal corrosion in cast iron pipes in water distribution systems. ASCE, Journal of Infrastructure Systems, 2007 (Accepted).

Yamini, H., Lence, B. J.: Probability analysis due to internal and external corrosion in cast iron pipes in water distribution systems. ASCE, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 2008 (Accepted).

Yamini, H., Lence, B. J., Foschi, R. O.: Condition Assessment of Cast Iron Pipes in Water Distribution Systems. ASCE, Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 2009 (Submitted).

Water Quality Modeling of Chilliwack's Water Distribution System in Preparation of the Emergency Chlorination Test. The British Columbia Water and Waste Association Annual Conference, Penticton, BC, Canada, April 2008.

Fire flow analysis for optimal network improvements. The British Columbia Water and Waste Association Annual Conference, Penticton, BC, Canada, April 2007.

Storage and pumping capacity analysis using hydraulic modeling. A.A. Balkema Publishers, Water Management Challenges in Global Change, CCWI2007 and SUWM2007 Conference, Organised by De Montfort University, UNESCO-IHE and University of Exeter, Leicester, UK , September 2007.       

Fire flow analysis for optimal network improvements. Water Distribution Systems Analysis Symposium. University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA, August 2006.

UDF analysis using hydraulic modeling. Proceedings of the Eight International Conference on Computing and Control for the Water Industry, University of Exeter, UK, September 2005.

Nouvelles techniques de rincage en utilisant un modele hydraulique. Infra 2005 International Conference in Montreal, Canada, November 2005.

Locating monitoring stations in water distribution systems using GIS. Proceedings of the 2002 Annual ESRI International User Conference, San Diego, CA, USA, July 2002.

Using genetic algorithms for water distribution system optimization. Proceedings of the ASCE Environmental and Water Resources' (EWRI's) World Water & Environmental Resource Congress, Orlando, FL, USA, May 2001.

System operations and network modeling. Proceedings of the 2001 International Conference on Computing and Control for the Water Industry, Leicester, UK, September 2001.

Optimal operation of water distribution systems using genetic algorithms. Proceedings of the 2001 AWWA Distribution System Symposium, San Diego, CA, USA, September 2001.

Analysis of the sensitivity of the calibration optimization problem. Proceedings International Symposium CWS2000, Water Network Modeling for Optimal Design and Management, 43-54., Exeter, UK, September 2000.

Optimal sampling design for model calibration using shortest path, genetic and entropy algorithms. Urban Water Journal (2), 141-152, UK, September 2000.

Optimal sampling design and calibration of hydraulic network models. Ph.D. Thesis, 300 pages, School of Engineering and Computing Science, University of Exeter, UK, September 2000.

Hydraulic network model calibration. Ph.D. Thesis Section 1, 21 pages, School of Engineering and Computing Science, University of Exeter, UK, September 2000.

Genetic algorithm optimization. Ph.D. Thesis Section 2, 31 pages, School of Engineering and Computing Science, University of Exeter, UK, September 2000.

Informational entropy. Ph.D. Thesis Section 3, 15 pages, School of Engineering and Computing Science, University of Exeter, UK, September 2000.

Genetic algorithm calibration: Description of new approaches. Ph.D. Thesis Section 4, 20 pages, School of Engineering and Computing Science, University of Exeter, UK, September 2000.

Genetic algorithm calibration: Applications and results. Ph.D. Thesis Section 5, 28 pages, School of Engineering and Computing Science, University of Exeter, UK, September 2000.

Sampling design for model calibration: Description of new approaches. Ph.D. Thesis Section 6, 20 pages, School of Engineering and Computing Science, University of Exeter, UK, September 2000.

Sampling design for model calibration: Applications and results. Ph.D. Thesis Section 7, 28 pages, School of Engineering and Computing Science, University of Exeter, UK, September 2000.

 

Optimal logger density in water distribution network calibration. Water Industry Systems: Modeling and Optimization Applications, Vol. 1, 301-309, Research Studies Press , UK, 1999. (GeoAdvice founder Werner de Schaetzen, Ph.D., P.Eng. was the winner of the Institution of Civil Engineers' paper competition 1999, ICE, South Western Association - UK and Awarded Miller Prize 2000 by the Institution of Civil Engineers)

A genetic algorithm approach for rehabilitation in water supply systems. Proceedings International Conference Rehabilitation Technology for the Water Industry, Society of British Water Industries, France, 1998.

Calibration of water distribution network models using genetic algorithms. Hydraulic Engineering Software VII, Computational Mechanics Publications, Witpress, 131-140, Italy, 1998.

A genetic algorithm approach for pump scheduling in water supply systems. Proceedings International Conference Hydroinformatics'98, Vol. 2, 897- 899, A .A. Balkema, Denmark, 1997. (GeoAdvice founder Werner de Schaetzen, Ph.D., P.Eng. was the winner of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management's paper competition 1997, CIWEM, UK)

For further information on GeoAdvice educational services, please call (604) 931-0550 or e-mail us at training@geoadvice.com.