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I’ve read a lot of papers about water loss reduction. Two concepts that show up frequently are Minimum Nighttime Flow (MNF) and District Metered Areas (DMA). DMAs are areas in the distribution system that can be isolated such that all...

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by Tom Walski

First of all, we need to forget about the word “exactly” in the title. When dealing with turbulent flow in water and wastewater systems, there is no theoretically perfect equation for head loss. All turbulent flow head loss equations for...

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by Tom Walski

No, I’m not talking about the water that your utility provides to your house through your facet (in addition to providing you with fire protection in most cases). I’m talking about the water you buy in the form of plastic...

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by Tom Walski

We have made significant improvements to OpenFlows. The introduction of the new 2D solver allows for a more comprehensive analysis of urban flooding models, integrating both 1D and 2D analyses.

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One of my favorite topics is the history of modeling. I talk about it whenever I can find someone who is willing to listen. Bentley’s podcast series, “Future of Intelligent Water Infrastructure Series,” gives me such an opportunity. I just...

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by Tom Walski

Pretty much every water and wastewater system these days of any size has a SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) system. We just take them for granted. However, water systems were built and operated for many years before the coming...

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