Calculating the High Cost of Water Pipe Leakage

It is estimated that 35% of treated water is lost to leaking pipes and that 95% of the leaks are in the small diameter service pipes connecting the distribution pipes to the users’ water meters. The service pipe leaks, unlike distribution pipe leaks, are difficult to detect because they are before the meter and water loss is relatively low. Thus water pipe leaks can go undetected for years.

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Published 28/11/2017 09:29:31 Last Modified 28/11/2017 09:30:37

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