Urban Water Distribution Networks Book

Urban Water Distribution Networks


  • Author : Symeon Christodoulou
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-09-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128136539

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Urban Water Distribution Networks Excerpt :

Urban Water Distribution Networks: Assessing Systems Vulnerabilities and Risks provides a methodology for a system-wide assessment of water distribution networks (WDN) based on component analysis, network topology and, most importantly, the effects of a network's past performance on its seismic and/or non-seismic reliability. Water distribution networks engineers and system designers face multiple operational issues in delivering safe and clean potable water to their customers. Includes vulnerability assessment methods for water distribution pipes Discusses topological aspects and their effects on network vulnerability Explores analytical and numerical modeling methods for finding and analyzing systems vulnerabilities in water distribution networks Features real world case studies of networks under continuous and intermittent water supply operations

Introduction to Urban Water Distribution Book

Introduction to Urban Water Distribution


  • Author : Nemanja Trifunovic
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2006-03-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 527
  • ISBN 10 : 9780203964699

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Introduction to Urban Water Distribution Excerpt :

Focusing primarily on understanding the steady-state hydraulics that form the basis of hydraulic design and computer modelling applied in water distribution, Introduction to Urban Water Distribution elaborates the general principles and practices of water distribution in a straightforward way. The workshop problems and design exercise develop a tem

Smart Urban Water Networks Book

Smart Urban Water Networks


  • Author : Armando Di Nardo
  • Publisher : Mdpi AG
  • Release Date : 2021-07-15
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 303650978X

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Smart Urban Water Networks Excerpt :

This book presents the paper form of the Special Issue (SI) on Smart Urban Water Networks. The number and topics of the papers in the SI confirm the growing interest of operators and researchers for the new paradigm of smart networks, as part of the more general smart city. The SI showed that digital information and communication technology (ICT), with the implementation of smart meters and other digital devices, can significantly improve the modelling and the management of urban water networks, contributing to a radical transformation of the traditional paradigm of water utilities. The paper collection in this SI includes different crucial topics such as the reliability, resilience, and performance of water networks, innovative demand management, and the novel challenge of real-time control and operation, along with their implications for cyber-security. The SI collected fourteen papers that provide a wide perspective of solutions, trends, and challenges in the contest of smart urban water networks. Some solutions have already been implemented in pilot sites (i.e., for water network partitioning, cyber-security, and water demand disaggregation and forecasting), while further investigations are required for other methods, e.g., the data-driven approaches for real time control. In all cases, a new deal between academia, industry, and governments must be embraced to start the new era of smart urban water systems.

Losses in Water Distribution Networks Book

Losses in Water Distribution Networks


  • Author : M. Farley
  • Publisher : IWA Publishing
  • Release Date : 2003-03-31
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 297
  • ISBN 10 : 9781900222112

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Losses in Water Distribution Networks Excerpt :

This is a best practice manual for addressing water losses in water distribution networks worldwide. Systems and methodologies are presented for improving water loss and leakage management in a range of networks, from systems with a well-developed infrastructure to those in developing countries where the network may need to be upgraded. The key feature of the manual is a diagnostic approach to develop a water loss strategy - using the appropriate tools to find the right solutions - which can be applied to any network. The methods of assessing the scale and volume of water loss are outlined, together with the procedures for setting up leakage monitoring and detection systems. As well as real losses (leakage) procedures for addressing apparent losses, by introducing regulatory and customer metering policies are explained. Suggestions are made for demand management and water conservation programmes, to complement the water loss strategy. Recommendations are made for training workshops and operation and maintenance programmes to ensure skills transfer and sustainability. The manual is illustrated throughout with case studies. Losses in Water Distribution Networks will appeal to a wide range of practitioners responsible for designing and managing a water loss strategy. These include consultants, operations managers, engineers, technicians and operational staff. It will also be a valuable reference for senior managers and decision makers, who may require an overview of the principles and procedures for controlling losses. The book will also be suitable as a source document for courses in Water Engineering, Resource Management and Environmental Management.

Urban Water Engineering and Management Book

Urban Water Engineering and Management


  • Author : Mohammad Karamouz
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2010-01-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 628
  • ISBN 10 : 9781439882511

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Urban Water Engineering and Management Excerpt :

In past decades, urban water management practices focused on optimizing the design and operation of water distribution networks, wastewater collection systems, and water and wastewater treatment plants. However, municipalities are now faced with aging urban water infrastructures whose operation must be improved and expanded to maintain current high

Introduction to Urban Water Distribution Book

Introduction to Urban Water Distribution


  • Author : Nemanja Trifunovic
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2006-03-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 546
  • ISBN 10 : 0415395186

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Introduction to Urban Water Distribution Excerpt :

Focusing primarily on understanding the steady-state hydraulics that form the basis of hydraulic design and computer modelling applied in water distribution, Introduction to Urban Water Distribution elaborates the general principles and practices of water distribution in a straightforward way. The workshop problems and design exercise develop a temporal and spatial perception of the main hydraulic parameters in the system for given layout and demand scenarios. Furthermore, the book contains a detailed discussion of water demand, which is a fundamental element of any network analysis, and principles of network construction, operation, and maintenance. The attached CD contains all spreadsheet applications mentioned in the text, and the network model used in the design exercise. Written in a manner that is easily understood by those who know little about the subject, this introductory text will also benefit experts dealing with advanced problems who wish to refresh their knowledge.

Deterioration and Optimal Rehabilitation Modelling for Urban Water Distribution Systems Book

Deterioration and Optimal Rehabilitation Modelling for Urban Water Distribution Systems


  • Author : Yi Zhou
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-05-03
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 236
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429837777

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Deterioration and Optimal Rehabilitation Modelling for Urban Water Distribution Systems Excerpt :

Pipe failures in water distribution systems can have a serious impact and hence it’s important to maintain the condition and integrity of the distribution system. This book presents a whole-life cost optimisation model for the rehabilitation of water distribution systems. It combines a pipe breakage number prediction model with a pipe criticality assessment model, which enables the creation of a well-constructed and more tightly constrained optimisation model. The pipe breakage number prediction model combines information on the physical characteristics of the pipes with historical information on breakage and failure rates. A weighted multiple nonlinear regression analysis is applied to describe the condition of different pipe groups. The criticality assessment model combines a pipe’s condition with its hydraulic significance through a modified TOPSIS. This model enables the optimisation to focus its efforts on those important pipes. The whole life cost optimal rehabilitation model is a multiple-objective and multiple-stage model, which provides a suite of rehabilitation decisions that minimise the whole life cost while maximising its long-term performance. The optimisation model is solved using a modified NSGA-II. The utility of the developed models is that it allows decision makers to prioritize their rehabilitation strategy in a proactive and cost-effective manner.

Water Science  Policy and Management Book

Water Science Policy and Management


  • Author : Simon James Dadson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-01-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 421
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119520603

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Provides an in-depth look at science, policy and management in the water sector across the globe Sustainable water management is an increasingly complex challenge and policy priority facing global society. This book examines how governments, municipalities, corporations, and individuals find sustainable water management pathways across competing priorities of water for ecosystems, food, energy, economic growth and human consumption. It looks at the current politics and economics behind the management of our freshwater ecosystems and infrastructure and offers insightful essays that help stimulate more intense and informed debate about the subject and its need for local and international cooperation. This book celebrates the 15-year anniversary of Oxford University’s MSc course in Water Science, Policy and Management. Edited and written by some of the leading minds in the field, writing alongside alumni from the course, Water Science, Policy and Management: A Global Challenge offers in-depth chapters in three parts: Science; Policy; and Management. Topics cover: hydroclimatic extremes and climate change; the past, present, and future of groundwater resources; water quality modelling, monitoring, and management; and challenges for freshwater ecosystems. The book presents critical views on the monitoring and modelling of hydrological processes; the rural water policy in Africa and Asia; the political economy of wastewater in Europe; drought policy management and water allocation. It also examines the financing of water infrastructure; the value of wastewater; water resource planning; sustainable urban water supply and the human right to water. Features perspectives from some of the world’s leading experts on water policy and management Identifies and addresses current and future water sector challenges Charts water policy trends across a rapidly evolving set of challenges in a variety of global areas Covers the reallocation of water; policy process of risk managemen

Advances in Modeling and Management of Urban Water Networks Book

Advances in Modeling and Management of Urban Water Networks


  • Author : Alberto Campisano
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-01-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 290
  • ISBN 10 : 9783039437894

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Advances in Modeling and Management of Urban Water Networks Excerpt :

The Special Issue on Advances in Modeling and Management of Urban Water Networks (UWNs) explores four important topics of research in the context of UWNs: asset management, modeling of demand and hydraulics, energy recovery, and pipe burst identification and leakage reduction. In the first topic, the multi-objective optimization of interventions on the network is presented to find trade-off solutions between costs and efficiency. In the second topic, methodologies are presented to simulate and predict demand and to simulate network behavior in emergency scenarios. In the third topic, a methodology is presented for the multi-objective optimization of pump-as-turbine (PAT) installation sites in transmission mains. In the fourth topic, methodologies for pipe burst identification and leakage reduction are presented. As for the urban drainage systems (UDSs), the two explored topics are asset management, with a system upgrade to reduce flooding, and modeling of flow and water quality, with analyses on the transition from surface to pressurized flow, impact of water use reduction on the operation of UDSs, and sediment transport in pressurized pipes. The Special Issue also includes one paper dealing with the hydraulic modeling of an urban river with a complex cross-section.

Urban Water Systems   Floods II Book

Urban Water Systems Floods II


  • Author : S. Hernández
  • Publisher : WIT Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 221
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784662639

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Urban Water Systems Floods II Excerpt :

Developing an improved understanding of emerging flood risk management and urban water management was the goal set for research presented at the 6th International Conference on Flood and Urban Water Management, held in A Coruña, Spain. The published papers look to solve various challenges in this field by drawing on the expertise of numerous disciplines and considering a range of responses. Flooding is a global phenomenon that claims numerous lives worldwide each year. When flooding occurs in urban areas, it can cause substantial damage to property as well as threaten human life. In addition, many more people must endure the homelessness, upset and disruption that are left in the wake of floods. The increased frequency of flooding in the last few years, coupled with climate change predictions and urban development, suggest that these impacts are set to worsen in the future. How we respond and importantly, adapt to these challenges is key to developing our long-term resilience at the property, community and city scale. Apart from the physical damage to buildings, contents and loss of life, which are the most obvious, impacts of floods upon households, other more indirect losses are often overlooked. These indirect and intangible impacts are generally associated with disruption to normal life as well as long-term health issues including community displacements and stress-related illnesses. Flooding represents a major barrier to the alleviation of poverty in many parts of the developing world, where vulnerable communities are often exposed to sudden and life-threatening events. As our cities continue to expand, their urban infrastructures need to be re-evaluated and adapted to new requirements related to the increase in population and the growing areas under urbanization. The papers contained in this book consider these problems and deals with two main urban water topics: water supply systems and urban drainage.

Introduction to Urban Water Distribution  Second Edition Book

Introduction to Urban Water Distribution Second Edition


  • Author : Nemanja Trifunovic
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-31
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 414
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000090178

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Introduction to Urban Water Distribution Second Edition Excerpt :

Introduction to Urban Water Distribution comprises the core training material used in the Master of Science programme in Urban Water and Sanitation at IHE Delft Institute for Water Education. Participants in this programme are professionals working in the water and sanitation sector from over forty, predominantly developing, countries from all parts of the world. Outside this diverse audience, the most appropriate readers are those who know little or nothing about the subject. However, experts dealing with advanced problems can also use it as a refresher of their knowledge, as well as the teachers in this field may like to use some of the contents in their educational programmes. The general focus in the book is on understanding the steady-state hydraulics that forms the basis of hydraulic design and computer modelling applied in water distribution. The main purpose of the workshop problems and three computer exercises is to develop a temporal and spatial perception of the main hydraulic parameters in the system for given layout and demand scenarios. Furthermore, the book contains a detailed discussion on water demand, which is a fundamental element of any network analysis, and general principles of network construction, operation and maintenance. The book includes nearly 700 illustrations and the accompanying electronic materials contain all the spreadsheet applications and the network model files used in solving the workshop problems and computer exercises. This book is the first volume of the Introduction to Urban Water Distribution, 2nd Edition set.

Design of Water Supply Pipe Networks Book
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Design of Water Supply Pipe Networks


  • Author : Prabhata K. Swamee
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-01-09
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 10 : 0470225041

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Design of Water Supply Pipe Networks Excerpt :

This authoritative resource consolidates comprehensive information on the analysis and design of water supply systems into one practical, hands-on reference. After an introduction and explanation of the basic principles of pipe flows, it covers topics ranging from cost considerations to optimal water distribution design to various types of systems to writing water distribution programs. With numerous examples and closed-form design equations, this is the definitive reference for civil and environmental engineers, water supply managers and planners, and postgraduate students.

Optimal Design of Water Distribution Networks Book

Optimal Design of Water Distribution Networks


  • Author : Pramod R. Bhave
  • Publisher : Alpha Science Int'l Ltd.
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 472
  • ISBN 10 : 1842651323

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Optimal Design of Water Distribution Networks Excerpt :

Design of water distribution networks is traditionally based on trial-and-approach in which the designer assumes, based on experience and judgment, sizes of different elements and successively modifies them until a network with satisfactory hydraulic performance is obtained. This text covers: Essential hydraulic, economic optimization principles. Theory is developed gradually for optimal design of simple, single-source branched networks subjected to single loading to complex, multiple-source looped networks subjected to multiple loading. Strengthening and expansion of existing networks and also reliability-based design. Several illustrative examples enabling the reader to apply them in practice- approximately 100 line drawings.