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Leak Location and Repair: Guidance Notes (Version 1)

Organization IWA Water Loss Task Force
Author Richard Pilcher, Stuart Hamilton, Huw Chapman, David Field, Bojan Ristovski, Stuart Stapely
Year 2007
Topics Urban Water Management
Level of action Water & Sanitation services/ Utility level


These Guidance Notes are intended as an introduction to leakage practitioners to the process of identification, location and repair of leaks. For unreported leaks, this is more widely known as Active Leakage Control. It is part of a series of guidance notes prepared by the IWA Water Loss Task Force to cover all aspects of losses from water distribution networks.