Water Supply Network Zoning Procedure Development Considering Local Conditions
Keywords:water supply network, water supply network zoning, leakage, night water consumption, network zero pressure test
The methods of performing zoning implemented in the water supply networks of various settlements in RA have been continuously improved over the past years and are currently carried out by a procedure developed by us, which has increased the efficiency of the water supply system operation.We have implemented this to increase the efficiency of the water supply system. There are several principles for the zoning of the water supply network's concepts in the literature, but using the current techniques only reduces the volume of water provided to the zone by 8 to 10 percent and the time of supply by a fixed amount (not around the clock). Analyzing the results of multi-year studies and considering the current technical situation of the distribution network, we recommend continuing the zoning of the networks for the current stage until the night-time consumption of the zone is less than half of the daytime consumption.
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