Water losses dynamic modelling in water distribution networks

Valeria Puleo, Barbara Milici, Barbara Milici

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In the last decades, one of the main concerns of the water system managers have been the minimisation of water losses, that frequently reach values of 30% or even 70% of the volume supplying the water distribution network. The economic and social costs associated with water losses in modern water supply systems are rapidly rising to unacceptably high levels. Furthermore, the problem of the water losses assumes more and more importance mainly when periods of water scarcity occur or when not sufficient water supply takes part in areas with fast growth. In the present analysis, a dynamic model was used for estimating real and apparent losses of a real case study. A specific nodal demand model reflecting the user's tank installation and a specific apparent losses module were implemented. The results from the dynamic model were compared with the modelling estimation based on a steady-state approach.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Titolo della pubblicazione ospiteSymposium on Advanced Engineering Systems and Computer Applications: Theory and Practice
Numero di pagine4
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2015

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