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Leakage Control Manual. Volume 5

Leakage Control Manual. Volume 5
  • United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). January 2013
  • This manual is part of a Utility Management Series for Small Towns. It describes the objectives and functioning of a leakage control programme. The objectives of a Leak detection Programme (LRP) are: i. To reduce physical water losses through proactive visible-leak search campaigns and pressure regulation in all zones; ii. To reduce physical losses through prompt leak repairs in the entire water supply system / network. The manual is divided into four chapters: - Chapter one entails the background, scope and objectives of the manual; - Chapter two entails useful literature about leaks; - Chapter three describes the set up of the leak reduction unit and details the operating procedures; - Chapter four highlights the logistics required for implementation, including the human resource, skills and activities of the responsible leak detection team.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Infrastructure, Water loss, Water saving
  • Main target audience: Service providers, Utility managers, Water operators
  • Main purpose: Guidance, Training
  • Type of resource: Manual
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Published in 2015