This paper describes the sectorisation of a water network, as operated by the water and sewage utility (PWiK Gliwice, Poland) with electromagnetic water-meters (battery powered). This solution allows supply of District Metered Areas (DMA) by a few points without ‘dead-end’ pipework and shows that the main problems of the Utility are small, hidden leaks. Additionally the paper describes a water balance for the town of Pyskowice (part of the Gliwice water network) where all water meters are read by radio (automatic meter reading – AMR).
Research Article|June 01 2014
Sectorisation of looped water networks with electromagnetic water meters
Water Practice and Technology (2014) 9 (2): 150-157.
Koral Wojciech; Sectorisation of looped water networks with electromagnetic water meters. Water Practice and Technology 1 June 2014; 9 (2): 150–157. doi: https://doi.org/10.2166/wpt.2014.017
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