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Water Loss Control / Edition 2

Water Loss Control / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9780071499187
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 06/29/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 632
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

Julian Thornton has 27 years of experience with water loss management in 15 different countries and has published over thirty specialized papers on water loss management. He currently chairs the sub-committee writing the Third Edition of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) M36 publication Water Audits and Loss Control Programs, and is the Pressure Management Team Leader for the International Water Association's (IWA) Water Loss Task Force.

Reinhard Sturm is a water loss control specialist with extensive North American and international experience. He has published numerous water loss management papers and was the lead author and coprincipal investigator for the research project “Leakage Management Technologies” sponsored by the American Water Works Association Research Foundation. He is active in the AWWA Water Loss Control Committee and the IWA Water Loss Task Force.

George A. Kunkel Jr, P.E. is a registered professional engineer with the Philadelphia Water Department. He has written frequently on innovations in water loss control, serving as coauthor of the Free Water Audit Software published by the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and as technical editor for the Third Edition of the AWWA M36 publication Water Audits and Loss Control Programs.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1-Introduction

Chapter 2-Water Loss Control: A Topic of the Twenty-First Century

Chapter 3-Understanding the Types of Water Losses

Chapter 4-Water Loss Management in the United States and Internationally--What is Necessary to Control the Water Loss Problem?

Chapter 5-Steps of a Successful Water Loss Program

Chapter 6-Validation of Source Meter Accuracy

Chapter 7-Evaluating Water Losses--Using a Standardized Water Audit and Performance Indicators

Chapter 8-Data Collection, Formatting, and Management

Chapter 10- Modelling Water Losses

Chapter 11-Controlling Apparent Losses--Capturing Missing Revenue and Improving Consumption Data Integrity

Chapter 12-Controlling Apparent Losses--Customer Meter Inaccuracy

Chapter 13-Controlling Apparent Losses from Data Transfer Errors by Leveraging Advanced Metering Infrastructure

Chapter 14-Controlling Apparent Losses from Systematic Data Handling Errors in Customer Billing Systems

Chapter 15-Controlling Apparent Losses--Unauthorized Consumption

Chapter 16-Controlling Real Losses in the Field--Proactive Leak Detection

Chapter 17-Controlling Real Losses--Speed and Quality of Leak Repair

Chapter 18-Controlling Real Losses--Pressure Management

Chapter 19-Controlling Real Losses--Infrastructure Management

Chapter 20-Water Efficiency Programs

Chapter 21-Using In-House Staff or a Contractor and Designing a Bid Document

Chapter 22-Understanding Basic Hydraulics

Appendix A: Case Studies

Appendix B: Equipment & Techniques

Appendix C: Demand Profiling fro Optimal Meter Sizing



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