Research Paper
Comparison of results of flood hazard zoning using AHP and ANP methods in GIS environment: A case study in Ardabil province, Iran

Bita Daneshparvar; Saeed Rasi Nezami; Atabak Feizi; Reza Aghlmand

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 1-7

  Zoning of flood hazards in a dam catchment plays an essential role in water resources planning and management. In the present study, nine lithogenic and anthropogenic parameters including slope, elevation, curve number, distance to river, rainfall, geology, soil texture, Normalized Difference Vegetation ...  Read More

Review Paper
Electrochemical biosensors for Atrazine detection as a highly toxic Triazine in wastewater

Maryam Nazari; Zahra Mohebi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 8-15

  Widespread use of pesticides and herbicides, and the contamination in river, lake and sea waters have been become a major environmental concern in recent years. A common example of such herbicides is atrazine and its derivatives, which have been widely used in recent years to control pests in agriculture ...  Read More

Research Paper
Effects of side orifice dimensions on characteristics of flow field in rectangular channels

Babak Sanahmadi; Majeid Heydari; Saeed Gohari; Saeid Shabanlou

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 16-22

  In this paper, the flow in the vicinity of rectangular side orifices placed in main channels is estimated by means of the FLOW-3D model. To reconstruct the flow free surface, the volume of fluid (VOF) approach is utilized. In addition, the standard k-ε and RNG k-ε turbulence models are ...  Read More

Research Paper
Experimental study of polyaluminum chloride-chitosan coagulant for water treatment using response surface methodology

Mohammad Yousefi; Ehsan Jabbari; Mehdi Sedighi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 23-29

  Water shortages and pollution are so severe that the last decade has been called the international decade for water. In water treatment plants, coagulation and flocculation are used to remove turbidity. This study examined the use of naturalcoagulants and its efficiency compared with existing coagulants. ...  Read More

Research Paper
Hargreaves-Samani method: Estimation of historical annual, seasonal, and monthly Reference Evapotranspiration (ETo) in Dadu District, Pakistan

Shoukat Ali Shah

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 30-39

  Reference Evapotranspiration (ETo) counted as the main factor for assessing the amount of water, needed for crops as well as for the planning of water resources management. Several techniques, methods, and equations have been used for computing ETo. Thus, required weather data sets are the main challenge ...  Read More