Meet the Team – the QWMN Capability, Collaboration and Capacity Program
Decision making in urban water management: integration and modelling tools, was Queensland Water Modelling Network (QWMN) second Community of Practice (CoP) event for 2021, held on 17 June at the Ship Inn.
Urban water management is a priority focus for the Queensland Water Modelling Network.
At this community of practice (CoP) workshop, we invited professionals working in urban water management to explore approaches to better translate scientific information through models and modelling. These models are further used for prioritising and integrating urban water management investments and measures. The “urban water pipeline” considers science/research, data collection, modelling and decision making. From this perspective, a wide variety of elements for improving the utility of information, to support planning and prioritisation of actions can be generated.
This event aimed to:
Image: Urban Water Modelling and Use Pipeline
Image: Participants fill out the “Wall of Experience”
Participants were asked to consider the urban water management pipeline and how it relates to their professional role. The experience and expertise across the pipeline among colleagues was extensive from wastewater treatment plant monitoring to developing research programs for urbanisation to incorporating AI in model development.
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Image: Experience and expertise of participants on the day was diverse. For details please click here
Image:Mojtaba Moravej presents his work on integrated water modelling
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Image:Fluvial transect considering data, models and decisions of the urban water management pipeline
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Image: Participants highlighted the current strengths, gaps and opportunities as well as challenges they see for the Urban Water pipeline.
Image: Participants worked in small groups
Image: Megan, Tony and William discuss significant urban water management topics
All our findings are taken to the QWMN Strategic Partnership Group (SPG) for deliberation on how we can best meet the needs of this pipeline and actively plan for the future.