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Table 6 Possible decision variables for the Ridge Park MAR scheme

From: Framework for the optimization of operation and design of systems with different alternative water sources

Short-term winter harvesting and injection operation
 Pump 1 Off Harvest Pond Level Low
Bioretention Basin Level High
 Pump 1 On Harvest Pond Level High
 Pump 2 Off Bioretention Basin Level Low
Storage Tank Level High
 Pump 2 On Bioretention Basin Level High
 Pump 3 Off Storage Tank Level Low
 Pump 3 On Storage Tank Level High
 Pump 3 Speed Storage Tank Level
Short-term summer extraction and irrigation operation
 Bore Pump Off Storage Tank Level High
 Bore Pump On Storage Tank Level Low
 Irrigation Schedule Days of Irrigation at each Reserve
Start Time of Irrigation at each Reserve
 Pump 3 Speed Required Demand Rate
Long-term operations
 Day to Switch Between Summer to Winter
 Seasonal Operational Regimes Winter to Summer
System Design
 Storage Tank Size Doubled, 5 times, 10 times current size
 Pumps 1 and 2 Selection of pump curves with lower operating rates