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  • 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 ...
  • Assessment of urban flood resilience in Barcelona for current and future scenarios: the RESCCUE project 

    Russo, Beniamino; Velasco, Marc; Locatelli, Luca; Sunyer, David; Yubero, Daniel; Monjo, Robert; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Forero Ortiz, Edwar Andres; Sánchez Muñoz, Daniel; Evans, Barry; González Gómez, Andoni (2020-07)
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    The results of recent climate projections for the city of Barcelona show a relevant increment of the maximum rainfall intensities for the period 2071–2100. Considering the city as a system of systems, urban resilience is ...
  • Methodology to prioritize climate adaptation measures in urban areas: Barcelona and Bristol case studies 

    Guerrero Hidalga, María; Martínez Gomariz, Eduardo; Evans, Barry; Webber, James; Termes Rife, Montserrat; Russo, Beniamino; Locatelli, Luca (2020-06)
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    In the current context of fast innovation in the field of urban resilience against extreme weather events, it is becoming more challenging for decision-makers to recognize the most beneficial adaptation measures for their ...
  • Quantification of energy loss in two grated inlets under pressure 

    Tellez Alvarez, Jackson David; Gómez Valentín, Manuel; Russo, Beniamino (2020-06)
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    Grated inlets have the normal function of collecting the surface runoff into sewer networks, but when the flow exceeds the capacity of the sewer pipes and conduits get pressurized, an outflow from the sewer manholes and ...
  • Análisis numérico 3D de las características del flujo en un canal curvo 

    Sánchez Cordero, Esteban; Gómez Valentín, Manuel; Bladé i Castellet, Ernest (2020-07)
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    El presente trabajo muestra un análisis numérico 3D del comportamiento del flujo de agua en un canal curvo influenciado por la presencia de un vertedero y una compuerta. La simulación numérica se realizó utilizando el ...

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