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Title: Impacts of supply duration on the design and performance of intermittent water distribution systems in the West Bank
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Authors: Abu Madi, Maher
Trifunovic, Nemanja
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Taylor and Francis
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Abstract: This paper analyzes the intermittent water distribution system in the West Bank, Palestine. It quantifies the impacts of reduced supply duration on the hydraulics and costs of water distribution. It shows that designing systems based on intermittent supply criteria implies increasing the diameters of pipes significantly, which is expensive and infeasible. The paper recommends that studying the local conditions should precede the design of new systems to avoid reduced supply duration and related negative impacts. In addition, improving governance, revising tariffs, reducing leakage, saving water, involving the private sector, and improving water diplomacy should be considered in any water policy reform
Description: Trifunovic,Nemanja:
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11889/2655
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