Improving Water Supply Networks: Fit for Purpose Strategies and Technologies

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Publication Date: 15/03/2021

Pages: 130

Binding: Hardback

ISBN13: 9781780409191

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Knowing how to manage the losses from water supply networks and how to get to the next level in bettering your system is a major problem and one that is most common in the majority of water companies worldwide. Sometimes water companies set their sights too high and cannot deliver due to non-realistic targets setting. Of course this is considered or seen as a failure within the company or country when it is really just exceeding expectations of what can be delivered.

The aim of Improving Water Supply Networks is to assist water companies to identify where they are on the ‘water loss ladder’ and what is required to move to the next level. The book will provide an understanding of what the water companies need to achieve and where they should be aiming for in their efforts to reduce water losses.  The book provides useful and practical information on non-revenue water (NRW) issues and solutions enriched with relevant case studies. 

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Preface

Part One

Chapter 1 - The water system improvement matrix

Chapter 2- Water distribution systems

Chapter 3- Basic network systems

Chapter 4- Ordinary network systems

Chapter 5- Smart network systems

Chapter 6 - Intelligent network systems

Chapter 7 - ALC in low pressure systems with both metallic and non-metallic pipes

Chapter 8 - Losses and how to find them – rules that apply to all situations

Part Two

Case study 1: Five cities around the world

Case study 2: A holistic approach to system improvement

Case study 3: NB-IoT expedites leak detection

Case study 4: Anglian water

Case study 5: Ranhill SAJ Sdn Bhd

Case study 6: Acoustic leak detection solution delivering from day one

Case study 7: Smart water metering gives water 24-hours a day

Case study 8: Real-life innovation

Case study 9: Enabling the digital journey for a water utility

Case study 10: City of sheridan deploys new AMI system, resulting in Big labour savings and improved system maintenance

Stuart Hamilton

Gary Wyeth

Bambos Charalambous

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