Future-Proof Water Infrastructures

To provide operational and research entities in the water sector with competences and tools supporting the implementation of proven and innovative approaches, with the objective to achieve and maintain water infrastructure with a high level of reliability and efficiency.

To provide operational and research entities in the water sector with competences and tools supporting the implementation of proven and innovative approaches, with the objective to achieve and maintain water infrastructure with a high level of reliability and efficiency.

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Chlorine-free water for all Dutch water companies

Chlorine-free water for all Dutch water companies

The Dutch drinking water industry has decades of experience in distributing drinking water without a chlorine residual. In fact, the final step in this process was the renovation in 2006 of the Beerenplaat treatment plant, which is owned by Evides. In this plant (100Mm3/a), UV …
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Sewer Deterioration Model for Asset Management Strategy

Sewer Deterioration Model for Asset Management Strategy

Asset management is an increasing concern for wastewater utilities and municipalities. In the last 30 years, most cities have invested in sewer system expansion and treatment plant upgrade but a relatively small component has been allocated to the improvement of sewer system condition. SEMA aimed …
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Use of air/water cleaning to control membrane fouling

Use of air/water cleaning to control membrane fouling

The use of air/water cleaning in vertically positioned, high-pressure membrane elements (known as AiRO) is a technology developed at KWR. This application periodically cleans the membrane elements, thus preventing the occurrence of extreme membrane fouling. In 2010, the first full-scale installation using air/water cleaning …
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Improve current design practices for water supply systems in Mexico

Improve current design practices for water supply systems in Mexico

There are great opportunities to improve current design practices for water supply systems in Mexico. Inadequate practices in building drinking water facilities for decades has resulted in a clutter of small overlapping microsystems. This state of affairs is an unbearable burden …
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Network Flow Performance – PWN

Network Flow Performance – PWN

Based on the supply patterns for different periods, the CFPD can characterise and quantify the demand changes and the changes in water losses due to leakage in a specific area. The CFPD method was developed in 2011 within the water sector’s joint research programme (BTO) and …
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Improving colour and taste of drinking water

Improving colour and taste of drinking water

The Dutch water company Vitens has invested heavily in ion exchange processes over the past few years, with the objective of removing NOM and improving drinking water quality. Besides improving the taste, colour and odour of the drinking water, ion exchange treatment also improves the …
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Improving valve inspection procedure

Improving valve inspection procedure

KWR has helped the water company Evides to improve its valve inspection procedure. The inspection forms have been adapted and now provide useful information for the overall improvement of valve reliability. Water companies can limit their valve maintenance costs by focusing on the most important failure mechanisms and …
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Design rules for drinking water installations

Design rules for drinking water installations

The Dutch Building Services Knowledge Centre, ISSO, issues normative publications on the design of drinking water installations in homes and non-residential buildings. For hotels, offices and nursing homes, the design parameters for cold and hot water systems are based on SIMDEUM® simulation results. The new …
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Network Flow Performance – Evides

Network Flow Performance – Evides

Based on the supply patterns for different periods, the CFPD can characterise and quantify the demand changes and the changes in water losses due to leakage in a specific area. The CFPD method was developed in 2011 within the water sector’s joint research programme (BTO) and …
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Singapore’s Smart Water Grid

Singapore’s Smart Water Grid

More than 320 sensors installed island-wide in Singapore to constantly monitor the pressure, flow and quality of the water in our network. FeaturesPressure & Water Quality Monitoring Leak/Burst Detection Valve Simulation Hydraulic Modelling Demand Prediction Energy OptimisationBenefitsReal-time sensing Respond Faster Minimize Disruption Reduce Unaccounted Water Loss Support Planning & Operation

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