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International Journal Of Civil, Mechanical And Energy Science(IJCMES)

Analysis of Water Quality Characteristics in Distribution Networks

Raber Hamad , Mehmet İshak Yüce

International Journal of Civil, Mechanical and Energy Science (IJCMES), Vol-8,Issue-1, January - February 2022, Pages 1-6, 10.22161/ijcmes.81.1

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Article Info: Received: 03 Jan 2022; Received in revised form: 11 Feb 2021; Accepted: 20 Feb 2022; Available online: 03 Mar 2022


In this study, a model was developed by Epanet2.0 software to analyze water quality for parameters of hydraulic and water quality model (chlorine concentration and water age model) for a segment of Erbil city WDS by using observed and documented data. Controlling free residual chlorine properly is important to ensure meeting regulatory requirements and satisfying customer needs. For the calibration process and collecting field data digital pressure loggers for recording pressure in a WDS was installed. For discharge measurements, ultrasonic flow meters were used. To assure the reliability of the model a calibration process was carried out for extended period analysis and several alternatives had been studied as a solution to overcome negative pressure zones by the calculated Hazen William C-factor. This kind of study can be used to predict so many infrastructure projects.

Water Quality, Water Distribution system, Calibration, Chlorine Concentration, Water age.

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