Journal article

Integrated Evaluation of Hybrid Water Supply Systems Using a PROMETHEE-GAIA Approach

Mukta Sapkota, Meenakshi Arora, Hector Malano, Ashok Sharma, Magnus Moglia

WATER | MDPI | Published : 2018

Abstract

There are pressures on existing centralized water infrastructures in urban centers which justify the search for alternatives. An increasingly important alternative is to shift from centralized to hybrid systems, often in response to climate variability and demographic changes. In a hybrid system, water is supplied and discharged through a mix of centralized and decentralized systems. There is usually no single objective that justifies the choice of hybrid water systems, but they typically are justified based on the consideration of a number of different criteria in order to evaluate the overall quality of service provision. The most important criteria include meeting water demand, as well as..

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