SEQ Residential End Use Study

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Title SEQ Residential End Use Study
Author Beal, Cara; Stewart, Rodney Anthony; Huang, Andrew; Rey Cobos, Erasmo Andres
Journal Name Water
Year Published 2011
Place of publication Australia
Publisher Australian Water Association
Abstract Smart meters were applied to determine the water end uses for a sample of 250+ residential dwellings located within South East Queensland (SEQ). Specifically, end use analysis was undertaken for a two week period in winter 2010. A mixed method approach was used, combining high resolution water meters, remote data transfer loggers, household water appliance audits and a self-reported household water use diary. Generally, total household water use was lower than reported in other Australian end use studies, confirming anecdotal evidence of changed behaviour towards water use in SEQ instilled during the drought period. Results also demonstrated that water-efficient fixtures and appliances can be very effective in reducing total household water consumption.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.awa.asn.au/AWA_Water_Journal.aspx
Copyright Statement Copyright remains with the authors 2011. The attached file is posted here with permission of the copyright owners for your personal use only. No further distribution permitted.For information about this journal please refer to the journal's website. The online version of this work is licensed under a Creative Commons License, available at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.1/au/
Volume 38
Page from 92
Page to 98
ISSN 0310-0367
Date Accessioned 2011-05-31
Date Available 2011-09-28T06:50:25Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Centre for Infrastructure Engineering and Management
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Environmental Management; Water Resources Engineering
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/41020
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1

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