Selected RIONED Publications in English
(latest update: 10 November 2014)
Urban drainage and sewer system management in The Netherlands
- Climate change, heavier rainstorms and the urban drainage system (vision paper, 2009) - What can expect of the drainage system and how is it being adapted to changing conditions?
- Dealing with extreme precipitation in the urban environment (summary, 2014)
- Lessons from Twelve Years Storm Water Infiltration in the Dutch Delta (paper for Essener Tagung 2008)
- Hydraulic life span of storm water infiltration systems (summary, 2007) - About the causes and remedies for the loss of hydraulic capacity due to insufficient trapping of sediments, clogging or blocking of geo-textiles as well as due to silting of the surrounding soil.
- Lessons of ten years suds in the Dutch delta (paper for 6th Novatech, Lyon - France, 2007)
- Swales: guidelines for design, construction, and maintenance (summary, 2006) - Results of a six year monitoring programme in the Dutch municipality Enschede.
Modelling and monitoring
- Interactions within waste water systems (summary, 2004) - About the interaction between a sewer system and a waste water treatment plant.
- Modeling and monitoring sewerage systems (summary, 2003) - Manual for planning and operating a monitoring system to get insight in the hydraulic performance of sewer systems
- Assesment of the environmental risks of storm water infiltration (summary, 2008)
- Measuring precipitation intensity and load (summary, 2011)
- Urban surface water quality; sensitivity analysis of mass fluxes (summary, 2011)
Sewer operation and management
- SPIRIT: Interactive Prediction of Sewer Conditions Based on Expert-opinions, Classifications conform EN13508-2 and Geo-information (paper for the SOM'06, Vienna – Austria)
- SPIRIT: Towards an Interactive Tool for predicitve Asset Management (paper for the 10th ICUD 2005, Copenhagen - Danmark)
- Probabilistic assessment of combined sewer systems (summary, 2005) - Based on a dissertation study at the Delft Technical University concerning the assesment of sewer systems taking in account uncertainties.
- Improving the co-ordination of work carried out in underground public space (summary, 2004) - In order to reduce nuisance and improve maintainability of underground infrastructure this publication contains recommendations for better co-ordination
The Benchmark Municipal Water Management enables municipalities to assess and improve their sewer management.
- Dutch Urban drainage benchmarking: from a reflection of today's status to a driving force for future development of the sector (paper at the IWA conference on Benchmarking, 3 November 2011, Amsterdam).
- Transparence and Improvement combined - The Development of the Benchmark Municipal Water Management (paper at the IWA conference "PI09: Benchmarking water services - the way forward", 12 March 2009, Amsterdam).
- Letter to all Dutch municipalities about the methodology used in the 2010 and 2013 editions of the Benchmark municipal water management.
- The website of the benchmark (in Dutch): www.benchmarkrioleringszorg.nl.
Sewer Systems Module for Higher Professional Education
The Sewer Systems Module for HPE (free download in English) offers higher education material in the field of urban drainage and sewerage. It gives an overview of planning, technology, design, and management of Western urban drainage in the context of The Netherlands.