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ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

Water Network Distribution and Maintenance

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About the course

This course is designed to develop the knowledge and skills to effectively maintain a water networking system and distribution system with topics such as water distribution system maintenance for clear wells, storage tanks, functional elements, components and features of distribution system facilities, operating and maintaining distribution systems and networks, maintaining water quality in the network, disinfecting new and repaired facilities, and methods and techniques for hazard control and safe procedures and programs.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the delegates will be able to:

  • Deal with all features of Pressurized Networks
  • Use Hydraulic Technique in the fields of network hydraulic
  • Know how to make water network Readable to computer design programs
  • Use Hydraulic Principles in judging and dealing with the outcomes of the computer design programs

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Definitions, Concepts and Objectives
  • Basic Hydraulics of Pressurized Flow
  • Pipe Connections & Networks Pipe Support and Replacement
  • Examples on Basic Hydraulics

Day 2

  • Components of Potable Water Networks
  • Pre-design Studies
  • Steps for PWN Design
  • Hydraulic Solution of PWN

Day 3

  • Construction of Computer Model
  • Introduction and why Water Cad
  • Main Window
  • Definition of Main Features
  • Data to be Entered
  • Use of Program Features in Simulation
  • Color Coding & Annotation

Day 4

  • Steady and Extended Period Simulations
  • Green, Yellow, and Red Messages
  • Simulation Results
  • Advanced Techniques of Data Entry

Day 5

  • Example of Design of PWN
  • Example of Evaluation of Existing PWN
  • Example of Solving Problems in Existing PWN
  • Presentation of Certificates

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

Who should attend

This course is intended for process engineers, design engineer, operation engineers, maintenance engineers, plant engineers and plant in-charge.

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