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How to Detect Leakage in Distribution Pipes?

How to Detect Leakage in Distribution Pipes?

In a distribution system, a considerable amount of water gets wasted and lost either due to leakage or unauthorized water connections. These losses can amount to 15% of the total consumption even in a well-managed distribution system, and in ...

How to Plan and Prepare for Water Supply Projects?

How to Plan and Prepare for Water Supply Projects?

A water supply project generally consists of a water collection unit, conveyance system, and units for treatment, purification, and distribution. It is necessary to plan, prepare, and design the entire water supply scheme before constructing the units. A proper ...

Pumps in Water Supply System

Pumps in Water Supply System

A pump is a mechanical device that lifts liquids from a lower level or low-pressure area to a higher level or high-pressure area. It is a heavy-duty equipment with low suction and high discharge pressure. This makes it easier ...

Pumping Stations in a Water Distribution System

Pumping Stations in a Water Distribution System

A pumping station is used in a water distribution system for efficient and reliable transportation and dissemination of water from one site to another. At the station, the water is pumped into the system and the pressure is modulated ...

What are the Important Types of Pipe Appurtenances?

What are the Important Types of Pipe Appurtenances?

Various pipe appurtenances or fixtures are required to carry out inspections, tests, and cleaning and repairing works on isolated portions of pipes. The accessories include valves, manholes, insulation joints, anchorages, etc. that should be attached in the right position ...

What are the types of Surface Drainage Systems? [PDF]

What are the types of Surface Drainage Systems? [PDF]

A proper Surface drainage system shapes and molds the land into a watershed that can convey the runoff into an organized drainage system comprising of trench drains, catch basins, and storm sewers. If the surface drainage is below par, ...