Effective Management of Leakage in Drinking Water Network
R. Kiliç
SASKİ Genel Müdürlüğü, Kentpark İçi, PK 144, Adapazarı, Sakarya, Turkey
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There has been an increase in water demand due to the very rapid increase of the world population and industrialization in the last 200 years. However, there are limited available water resources in the world. In addition to this, some of the existing water resources have been unusable due to agricultural and industrial pollution. The need for more effective drinking water network operation becomes prominent in order to fulfil the increasing water demand. In this study, it has been aimed to decrease the leakages and prevent water loss by applying pressure management in drinking water distribution network taking the pressure in the distribution system under control.

DOI: 10.12693/APhysPolA.130.479
PACS numbers: 47.27.nf