publication . Article . 2013

Calibration of System Input Volume and Non-Revenue Water Index in Edo North, Nigeria

Philipa O. Idogho; Olotu Yahaya;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2013 Journal: Analele Universităţii "Eftimie Murgu" Reşiţa: Fascicola I (issn: 1453-7397, eissn: 1453-7397, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Eftimie Murgu University of Resita
Abstract
Water scarcity is a serious problem in developing world. It could be physical scarcity or economic water shortage. The output of physicsbased study conducted in Edo North, Nigeria revealed that physical water losses in the water distribution network have compounded the accessibility and affordability of safe drinking water. Water supply and loss variables such as Water Supply (WS) Physical Water Loss (WLρ) Apparent Water Loss (WLE) Water Loss Reduction Index (WLRI) and Available Water (AW) were mathematically modeled to produce realistic and efficient water loss management and improve water revenue. The result of the modeling iterations show that the average phy...
Subjects
free text keywords: Physical loss, Apparent loss, Water Reduction, Revenue, Index, Available Water, leakage., Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General), TA1-2040

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