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Modelling the Perlis non-revenue water


Ku-Mahamud, Ku Ruhana and Abu Bakar, Muhamad Shahbani and Wan Ishak, Wan Hussain (2005) Modelling the Perlis non-revenue water. In: Proceeding of the First International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Applied Optimization (ICMSOA '05), 1st- 3rd February 2005, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates . (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Many reasons have been identified as contributing to or causing high level of non-revenue water such as poor organizational structures in the responsible agency, insufficient funds, poor water network implementation and low profile of actions addressing optimization of services including leakage control, inadequate tariff and collection systems. This paper describes a simulation system that was developed to predict the supply and demand of treated water as well as non revenue water source and magnitude for a case study of a public treated water distribution system. The system can also be used in assisting the management of the water department in simulating future development such as demand and new construction of water distribution. In conclusion, the developed system has increased the knowledge of the distribution system and understanding of consumption patterns and non revenue water zones, which has allowed the water authority to optimize its distribution system.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: Organized by Department of Mathematics and Statistics American University of Sharjah U.A.E and School of Engineering American University of Sharjah U.A.E.
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Ku Ruhana Ku Mahamud
Date Deposited: 30 May 2011 04:00
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2013 08:38
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/3140

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