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    • El desastre de Aznalcóllar: ¿lodos o aguas ácidas? 

      Sanz Ramos, Marcos; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest; Dolz Ripollès, Josep; Sánchez Juny, Martí (2021-07)
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      La rotura de la balsa de estériles mineros del complejo de Aznalcóllar acaecida el 25 de abril de 1998 fue una catástrofe sin precedentes. Millones de metros cúbicos de un fluido complejo inundaron los cauces y riberas de ...
    • Reconstructing the snow avalanche of Coll de Pal 2018 (SE Pyrenees) 

      Sanz Ramos, Marcos; Andrade, Carlos; Oller Figeras, Pere; Furdada, Glòria; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo (MDPI AG, 2021-09)
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      Developments in mountain areas prone to natural hazards produce undesired impacts and damages. Thus, disaster assessment is mandatory to understand the physics of dangerous events and to make decisions to prevent hazardous ...
    • Seguimiento a la administración del recurso hídrico en cuencas rurales 

      Caro Camargo, Carlos Andrés; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest; Gerónimo Soler, David (Ediciones USTA, 2021)
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      A case of application of monitoring tools is presented in reference to the application of the GWI index (Green watershed index), for control and management of rural watersheds. The index obtained and already used in some ...
    • Efficient design of road drainage systems 

      Aranda, José Ángel; Beneyto, Carles; Sánchez Juny, Martí; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest (2021-06)
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      Excess surface water on roadways due to storm events can cause hazardous scenarios for traffic. The design of efficient road and transportation facility drainage systems is a major challenge. Different approaches to limit ...
    • Determination of limit deposition velocity and viscosity in waste brines transported in pipelines 

      Sánchez Juny, Martí; Triadú Galí, Arnau; Patterson, David; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2021-08)
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      The wastewater generated in the potash mines of the Bages region in Catalonia (Spain) was experimentally tested at the Paterson & Cooke slurry test facility in Cape Town, South Africa, to determine the flow behavior and ...
    • A novel expert opinion-based approach to compute estimations of flood damage to property in dense urban environments. Barcelona case study 

      Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Forero Ortiz, Edwar Andres; Russo, Beniamino; Locatelli, Luca; Guerrero Hidalga, María; Yubero, Daniel; Castan, Salvador (Elsevier, 2021-07)
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      A certain acceptable level of risk in a major drainage system must be established since urban areas cannot be made entirely free from pluvial flooding. Among the diversity of flood risks in urban areas, direct damage to ...
    • GoRoSoBo simplified: an accurate feedback control algorithm in real time for irrigation canals 

      Bonet Gil, Enrique; Gómez Valentín, Manuel; Yubero de Mateo, Maria Teresa; Fernandez Francos, Joaquin (2019-11)
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      An irrigation canal is a hydraulic system whose main objective is to convey water from a source (dam, river) to different users. Such systems can be very large (several tens or hundreds of kilometers), characterized by ...
    • Integrated assessment of climate change impacts and urban resilience: from climate and hydrological hazards to risk analysis and measures 

      Velasco, Marc; Russo, Beniamino; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo (2020-08)
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      This Special Issue brings together recent research findings related to urban resilience, in particular taking into account climate change impacts and hydrological hazards. Taking advantage of the work done in the H2020 ...
    • Modeling of E. coli distribution for hazard assessment of bathing waters affected by combined sewer overflows 

      Locatelli, Luca; Russo, Beniamino; Acero Oliete, Alejandro; Sánchez Catalán, Juan Carlos; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Martínez Puentes, Montse (2020-05)
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      Combined sewer overflows (CSOs) affect bathing water quality of receiving water bodies by bacterial pollution. The aim of this study is to assess the health hazard of bathing waters affected by CSOs. This is useful for ...
    • Increased urban resilience to climate change: key outputs from the RESCCUE project 

      Velasco, Marc; Russo, Beniamino; Monjo, Robert; Paradinas, César; Djordjevic, S.; Evans, Barry; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Guerrero Hidalga, María; Cardoso, María Adriana; Salgado Brito, Rita; Pacheco Modesto, David (2020-12)
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      RESCCUE is an H2020 research project that aims to help cities around the world to become more resilient to physical, social, and economic challenges, using the water sector as the central point of the approach. Since 2016, ...
    • The economic impact of climate change on urban drainage master planning in Barcelona 

      Ortiz Garre, Alejandro; Velasco Domínguez, Maria José; Esbri Gras, Oscar; Medina Iglesias, Vicente César de; Russo, Beniamino (2021-01)
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      In the context of global change, urban drainage infrastructures must be planned considering future challenges such as new climate change and urban growth scenarios. Large cities require master plans to properly rank and ...
    • Discharge coefficients for specific grated inlets: influence of the Froude number 

      Cosco, Chiara; Gómez Valentín, Manuel; Russo, Beniamino; Tellez Alvarez, Jackson David; Macchione, Francesco; Costanzo, Carmelina (2020-09)
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      Surface drainage systems play a key role in the urban system. To assess the flow intercepted by inlets, some approaches use recent experimental campaigns or are based on orifice or weir formulas. In this work, real scale ...