E3S Web Conf.
Volume 44, 201810th Conference on Interdisciplinary Problems in Environmental Protection and Engineering EKO-DOK 2018
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|Published online||03 July 2018|
Impact of monitoring on the mean time to repair of the water supply network
Institute of Water and Wastewater Engineering, Silesian University of Technology, Gliwice, Poland
Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
The introduction of monitoring to a water supply network results in reducing its failure rate, increasing its reliability as well as improving the quality of water supplied to consumers, reducing water losses and increasing work safety in a water distribution system. Monitoring enables detection of leakages that could go unnoticed without this system, facilitates detection of leakages and location of failures, i.e. it shortens the repair time — or rather its component — the awaiting-repair time. This paper presents the results of the reliability analysis for a city located in the Upper Silesian Industrial Region before and after the implementation of monitoring to the water supply network.
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