SALAM Information and Expert System

Authors: UGOE, I3S, INT, RWC
Partner Organisations: UDE, EWRE, PWA, MWI

Key Findings

  • An information platform gathers the geographical data of the SALAM concepts.
  • The Water Budget Tool allows the user to compute future freshwater deficits and visualize the results in graphs.
  • Stakeholders can calculate the costs of a desalination plant using the SALAM Economic Tool.
  • The cost-minimal solution to cover the freshwater needs of the region is computed for a given set of constraints in the Macro-Model Tool.
  • The water production and transfer alternatives are compared on various criteria in the Performance Matrix.
  • Choosing between various planning alternatives is made easier using Multi-Criteria Analysis in the PROMETHEE-Cloud.

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