Water Loss Control Manual

Water Loss Control Manual

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PRACTICAL SOLUTIONS TO COMPLEX WATER LOSS PROBLEMS With water costs and demand increasing worldwide at an incredible pace and availability decreasing at an alarming rate, there has never been a greater need for practical qhands-onq coverage of water auditing and loss reduction techniques. In qWater Loss Control Manual, q an international expert examines every aspect of water loss and provides simple, effective, tested solutions. This highly visual reference includes coverage of: * The nature and scope of water loss occurring in water distribution systems *How to assess loss conditions in any system by using water audit and computer models to identify losses *How to implement interventions to control real losses * Mapping tools and techniques * Leak detection, repair, and response time * Managing pressures and pressure-related problems * Pipe rehabilitation and replacement * How to implement interventions to control apparent losses * Meter testing, repair, and replacement * Billing system analysis and rectification * Reduction of unauthorized use * Demand control and water conservation * How to perform cost-to-benefit calculations * Field equipment Ideas and references collected from around the world make qWater Loss Control Manualq a particularly versatile guide, valuable in a wide variety of situations. Numerous tables, diagrams, charts, graphs, photographs, and basic explanations present information in a quick-read, easy-to-digest format and make the book immediately usable to all readers no matter what their level of expertise. If you're looking for a sound nuts-and-bolts manual on eliminating inefficiencies inwater distribution systems, your search ends here.New technology has allowed the end-to-end ietection and repair to be totally reengineered. The shift from manual iing to a reliable IT-based alternative that sits as a constant monitor le network enables leaks breaking out on the network to be detected ... Unaccounted-for water (UFW) in 2000 stands at 340 MI. day, compared with 665 ML. day in 1994. ... Tracer gas leak detection is often used for hard to.

Title:Water Loss Control Manual
Author:Julian Thornton
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2002


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