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Effect of District Meter Areas on Water Quality

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From the modelling work, case study and discussions with the industry, it is concluded that the net long term effect of creating DMAs does not appear to be detrimental to water quality on a day to day basis. The short term effect of creating DMAs depends on the extent with which the network has a potential to cause water quality problems, eg does it contain deposits and/ or corroding mains. Where these exist it is highly likely that work to install new valves and the set up of the DMA will cause short term discoloured water for some customers.

 

 

UKWIR Reference :- 00/DW/03/13Published Date :- 17/04/2002
Retail Price (£) :- 50ISBN :- 1 84057 205 1