Managing Upstream Losses

Date : 03 October 2019 Time : 8.00 am to 5.35 pm
(IEM CPD Hours Applied & HRDF Claimable)


A lot of emphasis has been placed on managing losses in distribution systems, through the establishment of DMAs, targeted leak detection, pressure management, systematic pipe replacement and now permanent monitoring. However, very little has been done on the transmission/trunk main networks, either because it has been too difficult to manage, or the water utility believed incorrectly that this was not a problem.

Many water utilities are now starting to realise that the neglect of the upstream pipework has resulted in deterioration in their condition, which now means higher losses than was considered. Replacement of these large and generally metal pipes would incur huge costs, so management of their leakage levels, system pressures and future condition are imperative.

The technology to manage these networks has improved considerably over the past 10 years and this workshop will detail these technologies. The presentations from technology innovators will include details of their cutting edge technologies and also how it is applied in case study applications.

This Workshop focuses on:

  • Challenges of managing water losses from larger diameter mains
  • Challenges of managing water losses upstream of the distribution networks
  • Technology to manage transmission/trunk main networks
  • Cutting edge technologies applied in case study applications



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Malaysia International Water Convention 2019
Kuala Lumpur, 1-3 October

Advancing Innovation, Embracing Transformation,
Securing the Future for Water Utilities & Water 4.0

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