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Optimization-simulation model for real-time pump and valve operation of water distribution systems under critical conditions

Khatavkar, P. & Mays, L., Jan 2 2019, In : Urban Water Journal. 16, 1, p. 45-55 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

optimization model
distribution system
simulation model
pump
water
Water distribution systems
Electric power systems
Availability
Water
Critical infrastructures
Water distribution systems
distribution system
resilience
Availability
energy
1 Citation (Scopus)
storage tank
turnover
Water distribution systems
pump
distribution system
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)
Water distribution systems
electrical power
distribution system
Water quality
Availability
3 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization model for agricultural reclaimed water allocation using mixed-integer nonlinear programming

Aljanabi, A. A., Mays, L. & Fox, P., Sep 20 2018, In : Water (Switzerland). 10, 10, 1291.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water allocation
optimization model
Nonlinear programming
programming
water
2017
11 Citations (Scopus)

Application of an Optimization/Simulation Model for Real-Time Flood-Control Operation of River-Reservoirs Systems

Che, D. & Mays, L., May 1 2017, In : Water Resources Management. 31, 7, p. 2285-2297 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flood control
flood control
Rivers
river
simulation

Hydraulic performance of culverts with safety grates.

Mays, L., Walker, M. E., Bennett, M. S. & Arbuckle, R. P., Jan 1 2017, In : [No source information available].

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Culverts
Metals
Research Personnel
Hydraulics
Safety
5 Citations (Scopus)

Model for Optimal Operation of Water Distribution Pumps with Uncertain Demand Patterns

Khatavkar, P. & Mays, L., May 29 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Water Resources Management. p. 1-14 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pump
Pumps
Water
water
Water distribution systems

MODELS FOR WATER REUSE PLANNING.

Sanchez, G. O. & Mays, L., Jan 1 2017, In : Texas University, Center for Research in Water Resources, Technical Report. 173

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Planning
Water
Water quality
Wastewater
Mathematical models
7 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization Models for the Design of Vegetative Filter Strips for Stormwater Runoff and Sediment Control

Khatavkar, P. & Mays, L., Apr 8 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Water Resources Management. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Runoff
stormwater
Sediments
runoff
filter
2 Citations (Scopus)
water technology
traditional knowledge
sanitation
arid region
methodology
2016
2 Citations (Scopus)

Application of an Optimization Model for the Sustainable Water Resource Management of River Basins

Oxley, R. L. & Mays, L., Aug 15 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Water Resources Management. p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water resources
Catchments
river basin
Rivers
population growth
14 Citations (Scopus)

Heuristic Optimization Model for the Optimal Layout and Pipe Design of Sewer Systems

Steele, J. C., Mahoney, K., Karovic, O. & Mays, L., Mar 1 2016, In : Water Resources Management. 30, 5, p. 1605-1620 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sewers
heuristics
pipe
Pipe
Storm sewers
4 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization Model for the Sustainable Water Resource Management of River Basins

Oxley, R. L., Mays, L. & Murray, A., May 12 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Water Resources Management. p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water resources
Catchments
river basin
Rivers
Sustainable development
2015
21 Citations (Scopus)

Development of an Optimization/Simulation Model for Real-Time Flood-Control Operation of River-Reservoirs Systems

Che, D. & Mays, L., Jun 16 2015, In : Water Resources Management. 29, 11, p. 3987-4005 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flood control
flood control
Rivers
Rain
river
5 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization Model for the Design of Infiltration Basins

Stafford, N., Che, D. & Mays, L., Jun 1 2015, In : Water Resources Management. 29, 8, p. 2789-2804 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infiltration
infiltration
basin
Nonlinear programming
Watersheds
2014
5 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of clark's unit hydrograph parameters for watersheds

Che, D., Nangare, M. & Mays, L., 2014, In : Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 19, 2, p. 384-387 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

unit hydrograph
Watersheds
watershed
Composite materials
parameter
4 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of optimal unit hydrographs and green-ampt parameters for watersheds

Che, D., Nangare, M. & Mays, L., 2014, In : Journal of Hydrologic Engineering. 19, 2, p. 375-383 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

unit hydrograph
Watersheds
Runoff
watershed
runoff
20 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization - Simulation Model for Detention Basin System Design

Oxley, R. L. & Mays, L., Mar 2014, In : Water Resources Management. 28, 4, p. 1157-1171 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

simulated annealing
Simulated annealing
Systems analysis
basin
simulation
26 Citations (Scopus)

Sewer System Design Using Simulated Annealing in Excel

Karovic, O. & Mays, L., 2014, In : Water Resources Management. 28, 13, p. 4551-4565 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Storm sewers
simulated annealing
Sewers
Simulated annealing
Systems analysis
18 Citations (Scopus)

Sustainability assessment of urban water distribution systems

Aydin, N. Y., Mays, L. & Schmitt, T., Jul 24 2014, In : Water Resources Management. 28, 12, p. 4373-4384 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water distribution systems
Sustainable development
sustainability
Water
water
17 Citations (Scopus)

Technical and Environmental Sustainability Assessment of Water Distribution Systems

Aydin, N. Y., Mays, L. & Schmitt, T., 2014, In : Water Resources Management. 28, 13, p. 4699-4713 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water distribution systems
Sustainable development
sustainability
Fires
Water
8 Citations (Scopus)
water resource
sustainability
civilization
runoff
aqueduct
15 Citations (Scopus)

Water resources sustainability: Development of a multiobjective optimization model

Rothman, D. W. & Mays, L., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. 140, 12, 04014039.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

optimization model
Multiobjective optimization
Water resources
Sustainable development
water resource
2013
3 Citations (Scopus)

A brief history of water filtration/sedimentation

Mays, L., 2013, In : Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. 13, 3, p. 735-742 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sedimentation
history
water
water management
water supply
9 Citations (Scopus)

Determination of the Optimal Location for Developments to Minimize Detention Requirements

Chill, J. & Mays, L., Dec 2013, In : Water Resources Management. 27, 15, p. 5089-5100 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nonlinear programming
software
Hydrology
best management practice
routing
41 Citations (Scopus)

Groundwater Resources Sustainability: Past, Present, and Future

Mays, L., Oct 2013, In : Water Resources Management. 27, 13, p. 4409-4424 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Groundwater resources
groundwater resource
Sustainable development
Groundwater
sustainability
20 Citations (Scopus)

History of water cisterns: Legacies and lessons

Mays, L., Antoniou, G. P. & Angelakis, A. N., 2013, In : Water (Switzerland). 5, 4, p. 1916-1940 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water
Water
history
aqueduct
water technology
7 Citations (Scopus)

Model for determining real-time optimal dam releases during flooding conditions

Ahmed, E. S. M. S. & Mays, L., Jan 2013, In : Natural Hazards. 65, 3, p. 1849-1861 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flooding
dam
river
surface water
flood damage
2012

Closure to "Prediction of Intake Vortex Risk by Nearest Neighbors Modeling" by Quentin B. Travis and Larry W. Mays

Travis, Q. B. & Mays, L., Apr 18 2012, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 138, 4, p. 375-376 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vortex
Vortex flow
prediction
modeling
2011
8 Citations (Scopus)

A survey of ancient Minoan water technologies

Gorokhovich, Y., Mays, L. & Ullmann, L., 2011, In : Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. 11, 4, p. 388-399 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water technology
civilization
bronze
traditional knowledge
semiarid region
10 Citations (Scopus)

Prediction of intake vortex risk by nearest neighbors modeling

Travis, Q. B. & Mays, L., Jun 14 2011, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 137, 6, p. 701-705 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vortex
Vortex flow
prediction
modeling
geometry
2010

Preface

Mays, L., 2010, In : Unknown Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008
15 Citations (Scopus)

A very brief history of hydraulic technology during antiquity

Mays, L., 2008, In : Environmental Fluid Mechanics. 8, 5-6, p. 471-484 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hydraulics
hydraulics
history
Irrigation
Agriculture
42 Citations (Scopus)

Optimizing retention basin networks

Travis, Q. B. & Mays, L., Sep 2008, In : Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. 134, 5, p. 432-439 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flood control
Watersheds
Catchments
natural disaster
flood control
2007
48 Citations (Scopus)

A brief history of urban water supply in antiquity

Mays, L., Koutsoyiannis, D. & Angelakis, A. N., 2007, In : Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. 7, 1, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Civilization
Water Supply
civilization
Water supply
water supply
14 Citations (Scopus)

Relationship between Hazen-William and Colebrook-White roughness values

Travis, Q. B. & Mays, L., Nov 2007, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 133, 11, p. 1270-1273 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

roughness
Surface roughness
Reynolds number
Sand
Pipe
10 Citations (Scopus)
Civilization
civilization
Water resources
Sustainable development
sustainability
2004
9 Citations (Scopus)

Market exchange impact on water supply planning with water quality

Ejeta, M. Z., McGuckin, J. T. & Mays, L., Nov 2004, In : Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. 130, 6, p. 439-449 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water supply
water management
Water quality
water supply
water quality
2003
3 Citations (Scopus)

Closure to “optimal operation of water distribution pumps considering water quality”

Altan Sakarya, A. B. & Mays, L., Jan 1 2003, In : Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. 129, 1, p. 82 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water quality
pump
Pumps
water quality
water
2001
3 Citations (Scopus)

Application of enhanced annealing to ground water remediation design

Skaggs, R. L., Mays, L. & Vail, L. W., 2001, In : Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 37, 4, p. 867-875 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

annealing
Remediation
Groundwater
remediation
Annealing
10 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal control of reservoir releases to minimize sedimentation in rivers and reservoirs

Nicklow, J. W. & Mays, L., 2001, In : Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 37, 1, p. 197-211 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sedimentation
Rivers
sedimentation
river
Scour
3 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal operation of soil aquifer treatment systems considering parameter uncertainty

Xu, L., Li, G., Mays, L. & Asce, M., Apr 2001, In : Water Resources Management. 15, 2, p. 123-147 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquifers
aquifer
Soils
soil
water content
6 Citations (Scopus)

Simulated annealing with memory and directional search for ground water remediation design

Skaggs, R. L., Mays, L. & Vail, L. W., 2001, In : Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 37, 4, p. 853-866 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

simulated annealing
Simulated annealing
Remediation
Groundwater
remediation
2000

Hydraulics-based estuarine management

Zhao, B., Matsumoto, J., Mays, L. & Martin, Q., 2000, In : International Journal of Environment and Pollution. 13, 1, p. 371-379 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Estuaries
Hydraulics
estuary
hydraulics
academic research
5 Citations (Scopus)

New methodology for optimal operation of soil aquifer treatment systems

Li, G., Tang, Z., Mays, L. & Fox, P., 2000, In : Water Resources Management. 14, 1, p. 13-33 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aquifers
Infiltration
Water content
aquifer
Soils
81 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal operation of water distribution pumps considering water quality

Sakarya, A. B. A. & Mays, L., Jul 2000, In : Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. 126, 4, p. 210-220 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water quality
Water distribution systems
pump
Pumps
water quality
28 Citations (Scopus)

Optimization of multiple reservoir networks for sedimentation control

Nicklow, J. W. & Mays, L., Apr 2000, In : Journal of Hydraulic Engineering. 126, 4, p. 232-242 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sedimentation
sedimentation
Rivers
Hyperbolic functions
Reservoir management
1 Citation (Scopus)

Successive approximation linear quadratic regulator for estuarine management problem

Li, G. & Mays, L., 2000, In : Water Resources Management. 14, 3, p. 157-175 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Estuaries
inflow
Fisheries
estuary
salinity