Water Services National Training Group. 12th Annual Conference 11 th September, 2008. Water Services National Training Group. Training & Development. Water Conservation/ Leakage Reduction. Lar Spain Senior Engineer Fingal County Council. Leakage Control - Context.
Training & Development
Fingal County Council
Typical DMA Meter
- Domestic Demand
- Non-Domestic Demand
- Customer Losses
- Operational Usage
Net Distribution Losses (UFW)
Leakage is part (most) of UFW
The most important activity in this process is to EXPEDITE the leak repair.
Mains Burst when identified should be repaired within 24 hours.
Typical Cast Iron Pipe Sample
Example: River Valley DMA
before leaks detected (5th – 8th Sept.)
after leaks repaired (12th – 15th Dec.)
Saving of approx. 25 m3/hr at 4am = 500 m3/day
= daily usage for 1,100 houses.