Operational Problems of Water Distribution Network
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Course Outlines

    • Reinforce participants’ knowledge in the field of Operational Problems of Water Distribution Network

      Familiarize participants with issues causing problems in distribution systems

      Upgrade drawing interpretation in GIS Maps and inventory of pipes and fittings in the water supply system

      Give the participant the skills required to Diagnose the failure in Water Distribution Network

      Learn how to Maintain different types of Water Distribution network

      Learn how to define Leakage of water and Causes and how to deal with Unauthorized connections,

      Learn up-to-date know how to approach resolving the Operational Problems in Water Distribution Network

Multi Stages Flash Technology (MSF)

Course language

  • will be Bilingual (English/Arabic)

Course Program

The following program is planned for this course. However, the course instructor(s) may modify this program during the course for technical reasons or participants feedback with no prior notice to participants. Nevertheless, the course objectives will always be met:

 

The training course will be limited to Three (03) Days full time (From 08:00 am to 13:00am).

-Water system components -Water treatment plant ( water desalination plant ) -Water Pumping stations

 

Lifting pumping station

 

Booster pumping station

 

-Water hammering protection systems -Reservoirs -Transmission mains -City tanks -Distribution mains -Water networks

 

Junctions ,

 

Pipes ,

 

Zones and Districts

 

-Fire fighting elements -Different types of water Valves :

 

Isolation valves

 

Directional valves

 

Altitude valves

 

Air release valve and vacuum breaker

 

Breaking valves

 

Control valves ( PRV )

 

Control switches

 

- Classification of water networks,

 

Branched networks

 

Looped networks

 

Zoning networks

 

- Water network pipe materials & fittings,

 

Ductile iron

 

Plastic (HDPE/PVC)

 

Concrete

 

Steel

 

Residential (copper or plastic)

 

Water network fittings

 

- Design and operation of service reservoirs

 

Shapes and configurations

 

Depth of water

 

Flow pattern

 

Water age

 

- GIS Maps and inventory of pipes and fittings in the water supply system,

 

GIS fundamentals

 

Keys to successful implementation

 

GIS analysis and visualization

 

- Normal operation, issues causing problems in distribution systems,

 

Adjusting pressure zones boundaries

 

Taking a tank off-line

 

Shutting down a section from the system

 

Power outages

 

Water distribution system flushing

 

Disinfectant residuals and right injection

 

Emergency operation

 

- Diagnostic of Water Distribution Network

 

Inspection procedures for water networks

 

Instrumentation

 

- Low and Excessive pressure, appropriate pressure,

 

Identifying the problem

 

Modeling the existing pressure

 

Finding closed valves

 

Solving the problem

 

Low fire flow problems

 

- Leakage of water and causes,

 

Leakage control

 

Leakage detection

 

Pipe Leakage treatment

 

- Unauthorized connections,

 

Categories of illegal usage cases

 

Practical reduction of illegal use of water

 

Identification and investigation of illegal use cases

 

Steps to be taken for identified illegal cases

 

Technical corrective or preventive interventions for the different illegal connections

 

- Maintenance type of Water Distribution network,

 

Different types of maintenance

 

Run to failure

 

Preventive maintenance

 

Predictive and proactive maintenance

 

- Maintenance problems

 

Hygienic water-quality problems

 

Aesthetic water-quality problems

 

Hydraulic deficiencies

 

Structural performance problems

 

Leakage.

 

- New approach to resolve Operational Problems in Water Distribution Network

 

Controlling Water Distribution Networks

 

What is Water Network Monitoring?

 

Monitoring for Sustainability

 

Smart Metering

 

The Future: Smart Water Networks

 

- Health related design and operation checklist

 

Pipe network

 

Service reservoirs

 

Controlling disinfectant residuals

 

Zoning networks

 

Material of construction and pipe location

 

Cross – connections and backflow

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