24/07/2020

Development of hydrologic-hydraulic models for the quali-quantitative analysis of runoff in urban catchments: application to Mondello case study

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Università degli Studi di Palermo
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    EngineeringWater resources engineering
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    First Stage Researcher (R1)
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    Leading Researcher (R4)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    23/08/2020 23:59 - Europe/Brussels
  • LOCATION
    Italy
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    To be defined

The aim of the research fellows is to organize methods for the estimation of rainwater drained into storm drains and sewerage systems connected to the Fondo Verde Sewage Treatment plant, with the aim of quantifying the surface runoff volumes and the volumes collected by the aforementioned infrastructures of the Integrated Urban Drainage System (IUDS). On the basis of the results obtained, alternative routes to connect the Fondo Verde Sewage Treatment plant with the sewerage systems serving the Passo di Rigano drainage basin in the city of Palermo, will be then defined and compared. In addition, research fellows will define the volumetric water balance in the sewerage systems, starting from the water supply distributed by the aqueduct system. Guidelines for the design of monitoring networks, aimed at identifying possible sources
of “parasite flows” (susceptibility maps) and mitigation strategies for the infiltration process, will be defined.

Eligibility criteria

Eligible destination country/ies for fellows:

  • Italy

Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residence:

  • EUROPE

Eligibility of fellows: nationality/ies:

  • EUROPE

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1 position(s) available at
Università degli Studi di Palermo
Italy

EURAXESS offer ID: 545675
Posting organisation offer ID: 178114

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