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2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Back to the Future? History and Contemporary Application of Sustainable Drainage Techniques

Charlesworth, S. M., Sañudo Fontaneda, L. A. & Mays, L., Sep 30 2016, Sustainable Surface Water Management: A Handbook for SUDS. Wiley Blackwell, p. 11-30 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

civilization
rainwater
Drainage
drainage
Kitchens
2014

Arid and semi-arid regions: What makes them different?

Mays, L. W., Apr 21 2014, Integrated Urban Water Management: Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: UNESCO-IHP. CRC Press, p. 17-26 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Citations (Scopus)

Historical development of wastewater management

De Feo, G., Antoniou, G. P., Mays, L., Dragoni, W., Fardin, H. F., El-Gohary, F., Laureano, P., Kanetaki, E. I., Zheng, X. Y. & Angelakis, A. N., Jan 1 2014, Handbook of Engineering Hydrology: Environmental Hydrology and Water Management. CRC Press, p. 163-218 56 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

civilization
Wastewater
wastewater
Sanitation
Water supply systems

Integrated water excess management in arid and semi-arid regions

Mays, L. W., Apr 21 2014, Integrated Urban Water Management: Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: UNESCO-IHP. CRC Press, p. 47-58 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Integrated water supply management in arid and semi-arid regions

Mays, L. W., Apr 21 2014, Integrated Urban Water Management: Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: UNESCO-IHP. CRC Press, p. 27-46 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Interactions and issues of urban water management

Mays, L. W., Apr 21 2014, Integrated Urban Water Management: Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: UNESCO-IHP. CRC Press, p. 59-70 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Opportunities and challenges

Mays, L. W., Apr 21 2014, Integrated Urban Water Management: Arid and Semi-Arid Regions: UNESCO-IHP. CRC Press, p. 71-74 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2010
5 Citations (Scopus)

A brief history of roman water technology

Mays, L., 2010, Ancient Water Technologies. Springer Netherlands, p. 115-137 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

water technology
history
water supply
infrastructure
city
13 Citations (Scopus)

A brief history of water technology during antiquity: Before the romans

Mays, L., 2010, Ancient Water Technologies. Springer Netherlands, p. 1-28 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

water technology
hydraulics
history
hunting
momentum
1 Citation (Scopus)

Lessons from the ancients on water resources sustainability

Mays, L., 2010, Ancient Water Technologies. Springer Netherlands, p. 217-239 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

water resource
sustainability
sanitation
drinking water
water
17 Citations (Scopus)

Water and Wastewater Management Technologies in the Ancient Greek and Roman Civilizations

De Feo, G., Mays, L. & Angelakis, A. N., Jan 1 2010, Water-Quality Engineering. Elsevier, Vol. 4. p. 3-22 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

aqueduct
civilization
management practice
wastewater
rainwater
9 Citations (Scopus)

Water technology in ancient Egypt

Mays, L., 2010, Ancient Water Technologies. Springer Netherlands, p. 53-65 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

water technology
civilization
river
irrigation
history
6 Citations (Scopus)

Water technology in the ancient American societies

Mays, L. & Gorokhovich, Y., 2010, Ancient Water Technologies. Springer Netherlands, p. 171-200 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

water technology
civilization
society
sustainability
water
2002
1 Citation (Scopus)

Computer models for integrated hydrosystems management

Ejeta, M. Z. & Mays, L., Jan 1 2002, Regional Water System Management: Water Conservation, Water Supply and System Integration. CRC Press, p. 259-293 35 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

decision support system
simulation
artificial intelligence
integrated management
software

Regional water system development and management in the U.S. southwest

Hermes, V. A. & Mays, L., Jan 1 2002, Regional Water System Management: Water Conservation, Water Supply and System Integration. CRC Press, p. 45-73 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

water management
water supply
water
river basin
topography
1996
26 Citations (Scopus)

Review of reliability analysis of water distribution systems

Mays, L., 1996, Stochastic hydraulics. Proc. symposium, Mackay, Australia, 1996. Tickle, K. S. (ed.). Balkema, p. 53-62 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

reliability analysis
method
water distribution system
evaluation

Stochastic optimal control framework for operation of SAT system considering parameter uncertainty and spatial variability of the unsaturated hydraulic conductivity

Liang Xu, X. & Mays, L., 1996, Stochastic hydraulics. Proc. symposium, Mackay, Australia, 1996. Tickle, K. S. (ed.). Balkema, p. 433-439 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

hydraulic conductivity
aquifer
soil
decision making
methodology

Uncertainty analysis of unsaturated hydraulic conductivity

Liang Xu, X. & Mays, L., 1996, Stochastic hydraulics. Proc. symposium, Mackay, Australia, 1996. Tickle, K. S. (ed.). Balkema, p. 419-423 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

uncertainty analysis
hydraulic conductivity
water retention
parameter
method

Uncertainty and risk analyses for FEMA alluvial fan method

Zhao, B. & Mays, L., 1996, Stochastic hydraulics. Proc. symposium, Mackay, Australia, 1996. Tickle, K. S. (ed.). Balkema, p. 499-506 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

alluvial fan
methodology
method
1994

Computer modelling of free-surface and pressurized flows. Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Pullman, USA, June 1993

Chaudhry, M. H. & Mays, L., Jan 1 1994, Unknown Host Publication Title. Kluwer; Nato ASI Series E Applied Sciences, Vol. 274

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Water cooling systems
Sediment transport
Water resources
Turbulence models
Dams

Computer modelling of free-surface and pressurized flows. Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute, Pullman, USA, June 1993

Chaudhry, M. H. & Mays, L., Jan 1 1994, Unknown Host Publication Title. Kluwer; Nato ASI Series E Applied Sciences, Vol. 274

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Water cooling systems
Sediment transport
Water resources
Turbulence models
Dams
1992
115 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization-availability-based design of water-distribution networks

Cullinane, M. J., Lansey, K. E. & Mays, L., 1992, Journal of Hydraulic Engineering - ASCE. 3 ed. Vol. 118. p. 420-441 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Electric power distribution
Availability
hydraulics
Hydraulics
Water
1991
1 Citation (Scopus)

Flood simulation for a large reservoir system in the Lower Colorado River Basin, Texas

Mays, L., 1991, US Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper. Vol. 2375. p. 143-146 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

river basin
simulation
flood routing
rainfall-runoff modeling
streamflow
1989
1 Citation (Scopus)

Data base management systems

Goodrich, J., Mays, L., Su, Y. C. & Woodburn, J., 1989, Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems. Part 1: State-of-the-Art. p. 123-162 40 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Water distribution systems
Outages
Systems analysis
Pumps
Water

Introduction

Mays, L., 1989, Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems. Part 1: State-of-the-Art. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Water distribution systems
Risk analysis
Reliability analysis
Water

Methodology for optimal operation of pumps in water distribution systems.

Brion, L. M. & Mays, L., Jan 1 1989, Unknown Host Publication Title. New York, U.S.A., American Society of Civil Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Water distribution systems
Nonlinear programming
Pumps
Integer programming
Conservation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Methods for component reliability analysis

Mays, L., Tung, Y. K. & Cullinane, M. J., 1989, Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems. Part 1: State-of-the-Art. p. 163-189 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Reliability analysis
Failure analysis
Availability
1 Citation (Scopus)

Methods to analyze replacement. Rehabilitation of water distribution system components

Lansey, K. E., Mays, L., Woodburn, J. & Wunderlich, W. O., 1989, Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems. Part 1: State-of-the-Art. p. 433-471 39 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Water distribution systems
Patient rehabilitation
Reliability analysis
Scheduling
Pumps

Model for determining the optimal rehabilitation and replacement of water distribution system pipes

Lansey, K. E., Basnet, C. & Mays, L., Jan 1 1989, Unknown Host Publication Title. New York, U.S.A., American Society of Civil Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Water distribution systems
Patient rehabilitation
Pipe
Nonlinear programming
Aging of materials
2 Citations (Scopus)

Network simulation models

Lansey, K. E. & Mays, L., 1989, Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems. Part 1: State-of-the-Art. p. 11-36 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Electric power distribution
Hydraulics
Water

Optimal reliability-based design and operation of pumping and distribution systems.

Ning, D. A. & Mays, L., Jan 1 1989, Unknown Host Publication Title. New York, U.S.A., American Society of Civil Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Pumps
Water distribution systems
Integer programming
Nonlinear programming
Heuristic algorithms

Optimal reliability based design for water distribution systems

Cullinana, M. J., Lansey, K. E. & Mays, L., Jan 1 1989, Unknown Host Publication Title. New York, U.S.A., American Society of Civil Engineers

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Water distribution systems
Availability
Dynamical systems
Hydraulics
Optimal design
32 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization models for design of water distribution systems

Lansey, K. E. & Mays, L., 1989, Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems. Part 1: State-of-the-Art. p. 37-84 48 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Water distribution systems
Cleaning
Systems analysis

Reliability analysis of pumping stations and storage

Duan, N. & Mays, L., 1989, Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems. Part 1: State-of-the-Art. p. 389-432 44 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Reliability analysis
Repair
Pipe
Pumps
3 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability analysis of systems

Tung, Y. K., Mays, L. & Cullinane, M. J., 1989, Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems. Part 1: State-of-the-Art. p. 260-298 39 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Reliability analysis
Fault tree analysis
Large scale systems
2 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability analysis using load-resistance analysis

Tung, Y. K. & Mays, L., 1989, Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems. Part 1: State-of-the-Art. p. 247-259 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Reliability analysis
Water distribution systems
Flow rate
Temperature
3 Citations (Scopus)

Reliability-optimization based models

Bouchart, F., Duan, N., Goulter, I., Lansey, K. E., Mays, L., Su, Y. C. & Tung, Y. K., 1989, Reliability Analysis of Water Distribution Systems. Part 1: State-of-the-Art. p. 472-531 60 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Water distribution systems
Gradient methods
Conservation
Pipe
Costs
1987
13 Citations (Scopus)

Real-time flood management model for highland lake system ( Texas)

Unver, O., Mays, L. & Lansey, K., 1987, Journal of Water Resources Planning & Management - ASCE. 5 ed. Vol. 113. p. 620-638 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Lakes
Rivers
unsteady flow
lake
Unsteady flow
1986
25 Citations (Scopus)

OPTIMAL MANAGEMENT OF LARGE-SCALE AQUIFERS: METHODOLOGY AND APPLICATIONS.

Wanakule, N., Mays, L. & Lasdon, L. S., Apr 1986, Unknown Host Publication Title. 4 ed. p. 447-465 wreraq

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Aquifers
Groundwater
Simulators
Dewatering
Excavation
1985
2 Citations (Scopus)

DEVELOPMENT AND TESTING OF A MODEL FOR DETERMINING OPTIMAL PUMPING AND RECHARGE OF LARGE-SCALE AQUIFERS.

Wanakule, N., Mays, L. & Lasdon, L. S., Oct 1985, Technical Report - University of Texas at Austin, Center for Research in Water Resources. 217 ed.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

pumping
recharge
aquifer
groundwater
simulator
1984

Hydraulic uncertainty in risk analysis.

Mays, L. & Lee, H. L., Jan 1 1984, Unknown Host Publication Title. Am. Soc. Civ. Engrs

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Risk analysis
Hydraulics
Friction
Hydraulic structures
Uncertainty
1983
1 Citation (Scopus)

Advances in risk and reliability analysis for hydraulic structures.

Lee, H. L. & Mays, L., Jan 1 1983, Unknown Host Publication Title. (Cambridge, U.S.A.: Aug. 9-12, 1983) ed. Am. Soc. Civ. Engrs

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hydraulic structures
Risk analysis
Reliability analysis
Hydraulics
1982
1 Citation (Scopus)

Method for optimizing size and location of urban detention storage.

Flores, A. C., Bedient, P. B. & Mays, L., Jan 1 1982, Unknown Host Publication Title. (ed.), Lexington, U.S.A., Kentucky Univ., 1982, Session IX-A,... ed. Kentucky Univ

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Watersheds
Dynamic programming
Land use
Drainage
Costs

Optimal risk-based design of hydraulic structures for urban drainage.

Tung, Y. K. & Mays, L., Jan 1 1982, Unknown Host Publication Title. Water Resour.Publications

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hydraulic structures
Drainage
Hydraulics
Uncertainty
9 Citations (Scopus)

OPTIMAL RISK-BASED HYDRAULIC DESIGN OF BRIDGES.

Tung, Y. K. & Mays, L., Jun 1982, Journal of the Water Resources Planning and Management Division, American Society of Civil Engineers. WR2 ed. Vol. 108. p. 191-203 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hydraulics
hydraulics
Embankments
Parameter estimation
Rivers
1981
18 Citations (Scopus)

A model for water reuse planning.

Ocanas, G. & Mays, L., 1981, Water Resources Research. 1 ed. Vol. 17. p. 25-32 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

water reuse
planning
Planning
Water
Water supply
8 Citations (Scopus)

Model for planning water- energy systems.

Lall, U. & Mays, L., 1981, Water Resources Research. 4 ed. Vol. 17. p. 853-865 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

water planning
planning
Planning
Water
Mathematical programming
18 Citations (Scopus)

REDUCING HYDROLOGIC PARAMETER UNCERTAINTY

Tung, Y. K. & Mays, L., Mar 1981, Journal of the Water Resources Planning and Management Division, American Society of Civil Engineers. 1 ed. Vol. 107. p. 245-262 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Regression analysis
Statistical methods
Statistics
methodology
skewness
11 Citations (Scopus)

Water reuse planning models: extensions and applications.

Ocanas, G. & Mays, L., 1981, Water Resources Research. 5 ed. Vol. 17. p. 1311-1327 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

water reuse
wastewater
planning
planing
Planning
1979
1 Citation (Scopus)

OPTIMIZING COOLING POLICY FOR SYSTEM POWER PLANT

Lum, L. & Mays, L., Jan 1979, J Energy Div Proc ASCE. 1 ed. Vol. 105. p. 137-155 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Estuaries
Power plants
Cooling
Availability
Costs