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Controlling Water Leakage and Wastage

How to avoid  Leakage in Water Line

Some of the following actions will be useful in controlling the leakage and wastage.

During construction:

  • metering of all consumers’ connections,
  • introduction of realistic tariffs,
  • use of non- corrodible quality materials for house service connections.

During Operation and Maintenance

  • checking domestic water meters every year and recalibrate to keep the error within 3%,
  • replacing the water meters once in 6 years,
  • repairing and replacing consumers’ leaky service pipes free of charge wherever necessary,
  • visits to large consumers’ premises and audit their water usage and identify the source of wastage,
  • legal action for illegal connections,
  • establishing regular program for leak detection survey, and
  • Intensive publicity campaign on conservation of water.

One Response to “Controlling Water Leakage and Wastage”

  1. pharmacy technician says:

    Great site. A lot of useful information here. I’m sending it to some friends!

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