This is the US Agency for International Development’s (USAID) first global Water and Development Strategy. It is intended to provide a clear understanding of USAID's approach to water programming. This Strategy emphasizes how sustainable use of water is critical to save lives, promote sustainable development, and achieve humanitarian goals.
Air Source Heat Pump Pros And Cons
Advantages of air source heat pump: 1. Energy-saving: the average temperature is above 10 degrees. The unit consumes 1 kWh of electricity and can produce more than 4 kW of heat. It saves more than 70% of electricity bills than electric water heaters, and saves energy much compared to other water heaters. 2. environmental protection: consumption of electricity and free heat in the air, zero emissions, zero pollution, green and environmental protection. 3. Safety: The compressor consumes electric energy to generate...
Project Port Huenema, CA, USA - Case Study
The system has completed its laboratory trial period, demonstrating energy savings and capital costs. Trevi has now completed field trials at the US Navy NFESC facility in Port Hueneme. These trials validated energy savings, monitored the long term water quality and verified that thermal operating parameters of the FO system remain within acceptable ranges.
Yorkshire Water uses AQUASCAN TM2 for trunk main leak detection - Case Study
Introduction After initial meetings about suspected leakage and NRW losses with Craig Needham and Piotr Kozeil from Yorkshire Water a trial was arranged to use the GUTERMANN AQUASCAN TM2 correlator. An initial location on an 18” Cast Iron trunk main was identified from Longwood Service Reservoir feeding four large DMAs. Other leak detection methods had previously been carried out with a point of interest which were to be compared and followed up with the AQUASCAN TM2. Challenge The Cast Iron main had...
Global: Increasing Efficiency with Permanent Leakage Monitoring - Case Study
Abstract In this paper information from Water Authorities in the USA, Europe, Middle East and Australia that have purchased permanent monitoring leak detection equipment is reviewed and the findings are presented in a structured format that covers the following: Justification for permanent monitoring Evaluating the different product offerings Selecting the deployment zone Installation challenges Collection and validation of the data Handling false Alarms Managing the change in operational procedures Calc...
Israel/Haifa: Cutting water loss by more than half in a rigorous process - Case Study
Introduction Haifa is Israel’s third-largest city with a population of over 250,000. It is in the very north of Israel, close to the border to Lebanon and beautifully situated on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Mei Carmel is a public corporation founded in 2010 as a spin-off from the municipal government with the aim to improving the public service level to the residents of Haifa. Mei Carmel is obliged to invest all the excess profit in water and sanitation infrastructure. The entire pipe network...